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SEC revokes Rappler’s certificate of incorporation

SEC revokes Rappler’s certificate of incorporation By Leslie Gatpolintan MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has revoked the certificate of incorporation of Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation allegedly for violating the Constitution and foreign equity restrictions in mass media. In a decision issued on Monday, the SEC cancelled the … Continue reading

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Suspected CPP-NPA leader nabbed in Bacolod

Suspected CPP-NPA leader nabbed in Bacolod By Nanette Guadalquiver   BACOLOD CITY (Philippines News Agency) — A suspected leader of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) was arrested in this city over the weekend. Authorities identified the suspect as Isidro “Gesnar” Castillo, 66, of Barangay Pahanocoy here. Castillo, who had a warrant of … Continue reading

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Thousands evacuated as Phivolcs raises alert level over Mayon

Thousands evacuated as Phivolcs raises alert level over Mayon By Connie Calipay   LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — More than 3,000 residents living inside Mt. Mayon’s 6-km radius permanent danger zone (PDZ) started evacuating as early as Saturday evening until Sunday morning as the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised the volcano’s alert … Continue reading

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Albay PDRRMC orders evacuation as Mayon alert now at level 2

Albay PDRRMC orders evacuation as Mayon alert now at level 2 By Mike Dela Rama   LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (PDRRMC) ordered the evacuation of residents in areas surrounding the Mayon Volcano in order to avoid danger to lives and property posed by its increasing … Continue reading

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Phivolcs: Alert level 2 up over Mayon Volcano

Phivolcs: Alert level 2 up over Mayon Volcano By Connie Calipay   LEGAZPI CITY (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) raised Mayon Volcano’s alert level status from 1 to level 2 shortly after midnight Sunday after it spewed ash due to unexpected phreatic eruption during heavy rains Saturday afternoon. Monitoring … Continue reading

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SSS sees investment income hitting P60-B with infra foray

SSS sees investment income hitting P60-B with infra foray By Leslie Gatpolintan   MANILA(Philippines News Agency)  — State-run Social Security System (SSS) expects investment income to reach PHP60 billion, in three years, or double the PHP30 billion last year, following its participation in the infrastructure sector with the purchase of minority stake in diversified and … Continue reading