Palace downplays drop in public satisfaction with drug war

Despite an 11-point drop in public satisfaction with the government’s war on drugs, the Palace on Wednesday noted that the government continues to enjoy the support of a “great majority of Filipinos.”

Public satisfaction with Duterte drug war down 11 points

MANILA -- A study by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) in the first quarter of 2017 showed that Filipinos are less happy with the government's war against illegal drugs, and that they continue to want drug suspects to be captured alive.

LPA looms off Zambales

A low pressure area was spotted east of Zambales on Tuesday, state weather bureau PAGASA said just days after tropical depression "Crising" swamped the Visayas islands. 


9 killed as rains swamp Cebu

MANILA - Tropical Depression "Crising" dumped heavy rains in Cebu province over the weekend, triggering floods that killed at least 9 people, a local official said Monday.

85 pct of Pinoys still say religion is important: SWS

Most Filipinos still believe religion is an important part of their lives, a recent survey by the Social Weather Stations said.

Rains fail to stop tourists from flocking to beaches in Albay

Despite rains brought about by a low pressure area (formerly tropical depression 'Crising'), many locals and tourists in Albay, Bicol continued to flock to beaches on Easter Sunday. --ANC Dateline Philippines April 16, 2017

10 hurt in stage collapse amid heavy rains in Cebu

MINGLANILLA, Cebu - Ten people, including 3 minors, were injured after heavy rains caused a stage to collapse in this town on Easter Sunday morning.

LPA may trigger landslides, floods on Easter Sunday

Tropical depression "Crising" has weakened into a low pressure area (LPA) but will continue to dump rains over the Visayas islands on Easter Sunday, state weather bureau PAGASA.

Weakening 'Crising' could be downgraded to low-pressure area: PAGASA

MANILA – Tropical depression “Crising” is expected to weaken further after it makes its landfall in Hernani, Eastern Samar on Saturday afternoon.

More than 4,000 stranded in PH ports due to 'Crising'

Thousands of passengers are stranded in ports across the country due to inclement weather brought by tropical depression "Crising."