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Phivolcs launches web app that can analyze tsunami risk areas

Phivolcs director Renato Solidum said the website GeoAnalyticsPH was launched as the country joined the observance of World Tsunami Awareness Day.

Be wary of bogus Korean visa services, Pinoys advised

The Philippine Embassy in Seoul, which issued the advisory on Monday, said the fake visa processing services seek to target irregular migrants.

ASEAN leaders bat for removal of uncertainties in South China Sea

The summit is part of the 35th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits held here and in Bangkok from November 2 to 4.

PAO chief vows to file more Dengvaxia raps

"Tuluy-tuloy ang pag-file namin (We will continue with the filing). We now have 147 victims," Acosta told reporters during the latest filing of charges at the Department of Justice (DOJ).

China harassment of Filipino-crewed tanker won’t affect COC

Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo made this remark after the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) bared that it is verifying the facts of the alleged harassment incident in the West Philippine Sea which took place last September 30.

Airport guard surrenders pouch with US dollar bills

"A remarkable amount of cash" is inside the pouch, according to the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA).

Security preps for bar exams all set: MPD

Balba said the deployment of 600 uniformed police personnel is meant to deter any untoward incident that may happen on these days, as well as to ensure order around the vicinity of the university.

DBP installs ATMs in underbanked Palawan towns

President and chief executive officer of DBP, Emmanuel Herbosa, said in a news release issued on Wednesday that the installation of the ATMs mirrors the bank’s commitment to promoting financial inclusion, especially in underbanked and unserved areas of the country.

USD500-M water project to be launched for Mindanao and Palawan

The program aims to establish Solar-Powered Water Supply and Desalination Facilities in barangays across Mindanao, including the island provinces of Sulu and Palawan, according to a MinDA press statement on Monday.

Dar orders stricter biosecurity measures vs. ASF

In the latest bulletin on ASF, Dar has called on all local government unit (LGU) officials and swine industry stakeholders to “continuously sustain efforts to manage, contain and control ASF, and strictly enforce the 1-7-10 protocol and biosecurity and quarantine measures.”

Plight of persons with myasthenia gravis

“Dati nakakapanahi pa ako ng mga costumes at madali ako makatapos pero nakaramdam ako ng panghihina lalo na kapag mainit kaya naisip ko magpatingin at nalaman ko na may myasthenia gravis (MG) ako (I use to easily sew costumes but one time felt weakness particularly when the weather is hot, so I decided to have a check-up and found out that I have myasthenia gravis) ,” Franco said.

PH ranks 8th among travelers’ favorite countries in the world

The country was named in the New York-based luxury and travel magazine's Top 20 Countries in the World by around 600,000 readers who registered for the 2019 survey.