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Binay lead slips; Chiz, Marcos tied in VP race: SWS

MANILA - Senators Francis Escudero and Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. are now tied in the vice-presidential race while Vice-President Jejomar Binay's lead in the presidential race dipped slightly in the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) pre-election survey. 

Deep freeze grips U.S. northeast, triggers fatal 50-car pileup

A dangerous cold snap bringing life-threatening cold was settling in across the northeastern United States on Saturday and a snow squall triggered a pileup of dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania highway that left several people dead.

P500-M halaga ng pananim, nasira sa Davao Del Sur

Pumalo na sa P500 milyon ang halaga ng napinsalang pananim sa Davao Del Sur dahil sa El Nino.
 

Droughts dominate disasters in record-hot 2015

Weather and climate extremes were a factor in more than 90 percent of natural disasters in 2015, new figures from an international disaster database show.

Salt makers in Misamis Oriental benefit from El Niño

The El Nino phenomenon has led to billions of pesos in agricultural losses. But there's one group of farmers that benefits from the drought. 

After El Niño, here comes La Niña

Even as the El Nino weather phenomenon continues to impact global temperatures and crops, its counterpart La Nina is increasingly expected to emerge in the coming months for the first time in four years.

#MayForever: Most Filipinos believe in 'forever', SWS says

Most Filipinos believe in "forever," according to a new Social Weather Stations survey.

Unemployment rate drops, SWS says

Sa huling bahagi ng 2015, pinakamababa ang bilang ng mga walang trabaho mula noong 2005. 

DA: Mindanao hit hardest by El Nino

MANILA - Consumers may not feel it yet but the severe dry spell or El Nino is affecting the crops particularly in Mindanao. 

Two migrant women dead from cold in Bulgaria: minister

Sofia, Bulgaria - Two female migrants found dead in a mountainous rural region of Bulgaria died due to freezing conditions, authorities said Sunday, as asylum seekers continue to try to reach the EU despite harsh winter weather.