Ramon - updates

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San Miguel to buy P500 million worth of protective wear for health workers

Mar 30, 2020 - 7:35 PM

San Miguel Corporation president Ramon Ang also urges local companies to retool their facilities and produce personal protective equipment

Ramon Ang's San Miguel supports frontliners vs coronavirus

Mar 19, 2020 - 6:00 PM

A facility of Ginebra San Miguel switches from liquor to rubbing alcohol for hospitals to use

‘How can the couple kiss?’ Gov’t says postpone weddings during virus lockdown

Mar 13, 2020 - 1:26 PM

‘What is one month’s postponement for love?’ asks Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles

THE KISS. A couple kisses at a mass wedding on Valentine's Day in Baguio City, February 14, 2020. Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

3 soldiers dead in Army headquarters shooting in Sulu

Feb 01, 2020 - 4:29 PM

The Philippine Army says Corporal Jack Indap shot dead two officers, Major Rael Gabot and First Lieutenant Ryan Lamoste, following an argument. Indap is killed as well.

PH, U.S. armies look to 'future engagements' amid Duterte order to scrap VFA

Jan 31, 2020 - 10:53 AM

Joint activities between Philippine and US forces continue as the Duterte administration moves to terminate the PH-US Visiting Forces Agreement

JOINT EXERCISE. Philippine and US soldiers hold counter-terrorism drills in Palawan as part of their Balance Piston 20-1 joint training from January 26 to February 23, 2020. Photo from the Philippine Army

WATCH: Taal evacuees cry for help as House holds 'symbolic' session in Batangas

Jan 23, 2020 - 7:40 AM

The House of Representatives holds its plenary session in Batangas City, which sits just outside the danger zone of the restive Taal Volcano

OUT-OF-TOWN. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano (standing in front of the Philippine flag) presides over the House plenary session at the Batangas City Convention Center on January 22, 2020. Rappler screenshot

Teary-eyed evacuees' appeal: Allow us to fish in Taal Lake again

Jan 22, 2020 - 8:25 PM

Agoncillo Mayor Daniel Reyes tells lawmakers that Batangueños also need psychological interventions to help them process trauma from the Taal Volcano eruption

APPEAL FOR HELP. Edwina Bilog, an evacuee from San Nicolas, Batangas, shares to lawmakers on January 22, 2020 how difficult life has been for her in the past days since the Taal Volcano erupted. Photo by Rappler

Ramon Ang’s son Jomar rushed to hospital

Jan 12, 2020 - 10:16 PM

'On behalf of my family, I would like to express my sincerest appreciation for the outpouring of prayers, love and concern for my son Jomar,' his father Ramon says in a statement

Simbang Gabi in Cebu: ‘Why are killings okay?’

Dec 21, 2019 - 8:36 AM

'If you don’t believe in human rights, you might as well not celebrate Christmas,' Father Ramon Echica tells churchgoers on the 6th day of Simbang Gabi

KILLINGS. Cebu City has seen a rise in killings since 2018. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

Ramon Ang debuts in Bloomberg's 50 global icons and innovators 2019 list

Dec 19, 2019 - 10:50 PM

San Miguel Corporation's Ramon Ang is the first Filipino to make it to Bloomberg's elite list, joining the likes of Greta Thunberg, Rihanna, and Kevin Feige

BuCor’s 3rd highest official resigns amid GCTA mess

Dec 13, 2019 - 7:35 PM

Melvin Ramon Buenafe once held high hopes to become Bureau of Corrections chief after he was endorsed by PMA classmate and now Senator Ronald dela Rosa

RESIGNED. Melvin Ramon Buenafe during the 5th senate hearing on September 12, 2019, into the controversies surrounding the Bureau of Corrections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Look back: Duterte's tussles with big business

Dec 09, 2019 - 6:30 PM

Going from threats to defying an international court order, President Duterte proves more and more that he will use every presidential power to pressure some of the country's biggest firms

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte holds a press conference at the Malacañan Palace on November 19, 2019. TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

Bolivia urges Mexico embassy to hand over wanted ex-officials

Nov 29, 2019 - 7:16 AM

Bolivian Foreign Minister Karen Longaric says Mexico's refusal to hand over people accused of common crimes 'would be a very serious problem for them and uncomfortable for us'

Bolivian Foreign Minister Karen Longaric (L) and Bolivian appointed Ambassador to the US, Walter Serrate, speak during a conference with the international press in La Paz on November 28, 2019. Longaric informed Bolivia will resume diplomatic relations with Israel, which Bolivian ex-President Evo Morales had broken in 2009 in protest of Israeli attacks at the Gaza Strip. AIZAR RALDES / AFP

Signal No. 1 lifted as Sarah weakens, starts moving away

Nov 22, 2019 - 8:55 AM

Since Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) is moving away, the province of Batanes is no longer under Signal No. 1

Severe Tropical Storm Sarah intensifies again

Nov 21, 2019 - 6:45 PM

The trough or extension of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) will still bring light to moderate rain on Thursday night, November 21

Severe Tropical Storm Sarah slightly strengthens over Philippine Sea

Nov 21, 2019 - 12:05 PM

Only Batanes remains under Signal No. 1 due to Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) as of 11 am on Thursday, November 21

Sarah shifts away from land as it becomes severe tropical storm

Nov 21, 2019 - 8:15 AM

But there will still be rain in some areas on Thursday, November 21, due to the low pressure area which used to be Ramon (Kalmaegi) as well as the trough of Severe Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong)

Tropical Storm Sarah slightly intensifies, accelerates

Nov 21, 2019 - 1:10 AM

Tropical Storm Sarah (Fung-wong) has maximum winds of 75 km/h and gustiness of up to 90 km/h as of Wednesday evening, November 20

Ramon weakens into LPA; Tropical Storm Sarah maintains strength

Nov 20, 2019 - 8:45 PM

Even though Ramon (Kalmaegi) is just a low pressure area now, there will still be rain on Wednesday night, November 20

Ramon weakens into tropical depression; Sarah strengthens into tropical storm

Nov 20, 2019 - 1:45 PM

Ramon (Kalmaegi) moves over Isabela as a tropical depression, while Sarah gets the international name Fung-wong as it becomes a tropical storm late Wednesday morning, November 20

Ramon downgraded to tropical storm

Nov 20, 2019 - 9:35 AM

Ramon (Kalmaegi) is likely to keep getting downgraded within 24 hours, until it is only a low pressure area, but rain will persist on Wednesday, November 20

Ramon weakens into severe tropical storm; Sarah slows down

Nov 20, 2019 - 7:40 AM

As projected, Ramon (Kalmaegi) is gradually weakening after making landfall as a typhoon, while Tropical Depression Sarah decelerates a bit on its way to Northern Luzon

Typhoon Ramon makes landfall in Cagayan

Nov 20, 2019 - 2:50 AM

More municipalities in Cagayan are placed under Signal No. 3 as Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) hits land early Wednesday, November 20

Typhoon Ramon threatens Cagayan as Tropical Depression Sarah maintains strength

Nov 20, 2019 - 12:20 AM

PAGASA warns of possible flooding in coastal areas under Signal Nos. 2 and 3 due to high waves caused by Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi). Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Sarah will also bring rain.

Thousands in Philippines flee Typhoon Ramon

Nov 19, 2019 - 9:15 PM

Heavy rains are forecast to swell rivers, cut off roads, and threaten low-lying communities in Cagayan province, where officials guided residents towards shelter

PREEMPTIVE EVACUATION. Families from Gattu in Pamplona, Cagayan, evacuate ahead of Typhoon Ramon's landfall. File photo from PIA Region 2's Facebook page

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Nov 19, 2019 - 9:00 PM

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Tropical Depression Sarah joins Typhoon Ramon inside PAR

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:35 PM

Not one but two tropical cyclones are inside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Typhoon Ramon stuck in same spot ahead of landfall

Nov 19, 2019 - 2:45 PM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is still 120 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, as of early Tuesday afternoon, November 19. Signal Nos. 1, 2, and 3 remain raised.

Typhoon Ramon slows down as it threatens Babuyan

Nov 19, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Rain from the slow-moving Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) will persist throughout Tuesday, November 19, and also on Wednesday, November 20

Typhoon Ramon still en route to Babuyan; LPA enters PAR

Nov 19, 2019 - 6:20 AM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is 120 kilometers east of Calayan, Cagayan, while the low pressure area is 930 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar, early Tuesday, November 19

Typhoon Ramon shifts toward Babuyan Group of Islands

Nov 19, 2019 - 2:45 AM

Typhoon Ramon (Kalmaegi) is expected to make landfall in the Babuyan Group of Islands on Tuesday, November 19

Ramon now a typhoon, set for landfall in Cagayan

Nov 19, 2019 - 12:10 AM

Signal No. 3 is raised in the northern part of Cagayan late Monday evening, November 18, as Ramon (Kalmaegi) strengthens into a typhoon

Severe Tropical Storm Ramon gains more strength

Nov 18, 2019 - 8:40 PM

Only hours away from landfall, Severe Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) intensifies again on Monday evening, November 18

Ramon strengthens into severe tropical storm ahead of landfall

Nov 18, 2019 - 5:45 PM

Severe Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) has maximum winds of 100 km/h and gustiness of up to 125 km/h as of 5 pm on Monday, November 18

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Nov 18, 2019 - 4:55 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tropical Storm Ramon 'now threatening' northern Cagayan

Nov 18, 2019 - 2:40 PM

More areas are placed under tropical cyclone wind signals as of 2 pm on Monday, November 18, due to Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi)

Ramon nears, northern Ilocos Norte added to areas under Signal No. 2

Nov 18, 2019 - 12:40 PM

Also under Signal No. 2 as of 11 am on Monday, November 18, are Cagayan, the northern part of Isabela, Apayao, and Kalinga

Tropical Storm Ramon intensifies again on its way to Cagayan

Nov 18, 2019 - 7:15 AM

PAGASA says Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) is likely to intensify further before making landfall

Signal Nos. 1, 2 in more areas as Tropical Storm Ramon approaches

Nov 17, 2019 - 11:50 PM

Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) also becomes slightly stronger on Sunday evening, November 17

Tropical Storm Ramon heads for extreme Northern Luzon

Nov 17, 2019 - 6:10 PM

Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) is 285 kilometers east northeast of Casiguran, Aurora, as of Sunday afternoon, November 17

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, November 18, 2019

Nov 17, 2019 - 12:40 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, November 18, 2019

Aside from Tropical Storm Ramon, PAGASA spots new LPA

Nov 17, 2019 - 12:15 PM

A low pressure area forms outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility, while Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) heads for Northern Luzon

Miado scores impressive KO victory, stuns Chinese foe

Nov 17, 2019 - 11:16 AM

Filipino fighter Jeremy Miado unleashes a lethal flying knee that brings Chinese Miao Li Tao to dreamland

KILLER BLOW. Jeremy Miado (right) delivers the lone win for the Philippines after knocking out Miao Li Tao. Photo release

More parts of Cagayan, Isabela under Signal No. 1 due to Ramon

Nov 17, 2019 - 8:40 AM

Signal No. 1 is raised in additional areas in the eastern portions of Cagayan and Isabela early Sunday, November 17, as Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) slowly approaches

Tropical Storm Ramon slows down, hardly moving again

Nov 16, 2019 - 11:40 PM

Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) is 450 kilometers east of Casiguran, Aurora, as of Saturday evening, November 16

Tropical Storm Ramon starts moving after being stationary

Nov 16, 2019 - 7:50 PM

Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) is now moving south southwest toward Northern Luzon at 15 km/h

Tropical Storm Ramon stays almost stationary

Nov 16, 2019 - 12:20 PM

Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) continues to linger in practically the same spot on Saturday morning, November 16

PH Army gives up 2 meals to build homes for Mindanao quake victims

Nov 16, 2019 - 8:00 AM

Each soldier gives P100 – their allowance for two meals – to buy land and materials for 100 temporary houses

TEMPORARY HOME. Members of the Philippine Army give up two meal allowances to shore up funds to buy a lot and build 'Kobe-type' shelters for earthquake victims in Mindanao. Photo from the Philippine Army

Tropical Storm Ramon still barely moving

Nov 15, 2019 - 11:50 PM

PAGASA Weather Specialist Aldczar Aurelio explains that Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) is between two high pressure areas which are affecting its movement

Tropical Storm Ramon lingers in same spot, slightly weakens

Nov 15, 2019 - 5:55 PM

Tropical Storm Ramon (Kalmaegi) is almost stationary on Friday afternoon, November 15