Travel advisories: Flights, boat trips cancelled due to Urduja

Bookmark and refresh this page for updates MANILA, Philippines – Several flights and boat trips were cancelled Saturday, December 16, as state weather bureau PAGASA raised typhooon signals  over several provinces due to Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak). In a bulletin issued by PAGASA at 2:30 pm , Urduja made landfall in San Policarpio, Eastern Samar, on Saturday. Flights Cebu Pacific cancelled … Source: Politics

Chile votes in what could be a close presidential run-off

SANTIAGO, Chile – Chilean voters will decide their next president on Sunday, December 16 in a run-off election whose outcome is far from certain after an unexpectedly strong surge for the left. Sebastian Pinera, a conservative billionaire former president who ruled from 2010 to 2014, is trying for a comeback to … Source: Politics

At least 3 dead, 6 missing due to Urduja – NDRRMC

MANILA, Philippines – At least 3 people died while 6 went missing in separate incidents of  flash floods and landslides  ahead of the landfall of Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) on Saturday, December 16. In a press briefing on Saturday, National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) Executive Director Ricardo Jalad said the interior department … Source: Politics

RAW Deal: Predicting Clash of Champions 2017

This year, SmackDown Live gets the opportunity and privilege to end 2017 with a PPV to culminate its storylines. Clash of Champions is a much-needed milestone for the brand to set the table for 2018, while RAW’s got to deal with having to improve its … Source: Politics

P1.6M worth of marijuana uprooted in Balamban

THE Balamban Police Station and the 47th Infantry Battalion of the Philippine Army uprooted and destroyed P1.6 million worth of fully grown marijuana plants in Barangay Bayong, Balamban, Cebu. The joint operation was conducted on Friday, December 15, in a protected area where the police and the army burned 8,341 marijuana plants on site. No one was arrested while investigation is ongoing to identify the cultivators of the plantation. (JOB/SunStar Cebu) Source: Local News

Jerwin Ancajas to defend title against Israel Gonzalez in U.S. debut

CAVITE, Philippines – Jerwin Ancajas is heading stateside for his next title defense. The 25-year-old from Panabo City, Philippines will put his IBF junior bantamweight title at stake for the 4th time when he faces Israel Gonzalez on February 3, 2018, at the Bank of America Center in Corpus Christi, Texas. The … Source: Politics

Tropical Storm Urduja makes landfall in Eastern Samar

What’s the weather like in your area? Report the situation through Rappler’s  Agos  or tweet us at  @rapplerdotcom . MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Urduja (Kai-tak) made landfall in San Policarpio, Eastern Samar early Saturday afternoon, December 16. In a bulletin issued past 2:30 pm on Saturday, PAGASA said Urduja is already … Source: Politics

[OPINION | Newspoint] Lucky and dangerous

How far has Rodrigo Duterte taken us down the road to authoritarianism? As phrased, the question, asked widely these days, denotes authoritarianism as a destination. That is in fact what it was for us old enough to have been there.  We found ourselves there suddenly, delivered like a … Source: Politics

Westbrook nets triple double for never-say-die Thunder

  LOS ANGELES, USA – Russell Westbrook tallied 27 points, 17 rebounds and 15 assists to lift the Oklahoma City Thunder to a dramatic 119-117 win over the Philadelphia 76ers, capping a heart-pounding 3 overtime NBA contest. Westbrook, an American, posted his 10th triple-double of … Source: Politics

Carpet Cleaning Sydney Are the Experts to Call for Thorough Home and Business Cleaning

Carpet Cleaning Sydney Are the Experts to Call for Thorough Home and Business Cleaning With an emphasis on cleaning that is not only limited to the surface but also effectively removes environmental toxins, fungus and bacteria; Carpet Cleaning Sydney is best equipped to provide cleaning solutions for your home or business space. December 15, 2017 ( – The services at Carpet Cleaning Sydney definitely go above and beyond excellent carpet cleaning as the name of this business suggests. The professionals at Carpet Cleaning Sydney have been making dirty carpetsRead More