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Luzon earthquake triggers power outages

Apr 22, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Initial reports indicate that brownouts occurred in parts of Pangasinan, Pampanga, La Union, and Bataan, due to the earthquake on Monday, April 22

LIST: Power interruptions due to Meralco maintenance in April 2019

Apr 19, 2019 - 10:35 PM

Here are the areas that will experience power interruptions for April

Linemen installed new Meralco line along Agham Rd. in Quezon City on Thursday, February 7, 2019. Photo by DARREN LANGIT/Rappler

[EDITORIAL] #AnimatED: Walang tubig, kuryente, pera – penitensya ngayong Kuwaresma

Apr 15, 2019 - 9:37 AM

Paaano ba tayo sasampalataya, magiging Kristiyano, at higit sa lahat, magiging tao sa panahon ni Rodrigo Duterte?

LIST: Power interruptions due to Meralco maintenance in March 2019

Mar 18, 2019 - 3:25 PM

Here are the areas with scheduled power interruptions due to maintenance work of the Manila Electric Company

Electricity meters in Barangay Bagumbayan South in Navotas City on August 2, 2017

Power lines affected by Typhoon Rosita

Oct 30, 2018 - 6:40 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of transmission lines and facilities affected by Rosita (Yutu)

Electricity meters in Barangay Bagumbayan South in Navotas City on August 2, 2017

Power lines affected by Typhoon Ompong

Sep 15, 2018 - 4:42 AM

Restoration of power lines is underway after the exit of Typhoon Ompong (Mangkhut) from the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Rappler file photo

Fear, panic as aftershocks rock Leyte

Jul 07, 2017 - 12:01 PM

2nd UPDATE Rescuers have pulled out a total of 13 people from a collapsed commercial building in Kananga town near the epicenter of the quake

QUAKE DAMAGE. One of the damaged buildings in Kananga town. Photo by Jazmin Bonifacio / Rappler

News Briefs: March 2, 2017

Mar 02, 2017 - 10:59 AM

Stories from across the Philippines on Thursday March 2

#NinaPH: Areas with power outages

Dec 26, 2016 - 11:26 AM

UPDATED Areas in Calabarzon Mimaropa and Bicol experienced blackouts during the onslaught of Typhoon Nina Nock ten

Satellite image as of December 26, 5 am. Satellite image courtesy of NOAA

DOE: No need for emergency powers on election day

Apr 25, 2016 - 7:23 PM

Energy Secretary Zenaida Monsada insists that the supply situation is under control

Blackout in 5 Zambales towns on Feb 25

Feb 24, 2016 - 2:46 PM

The power outage from 6 am to 6 pm will affect areas serviced by the Zambales Electric Cooperative I

Blackout in Cebu due to maintenance repairs

May 10, 2015 - 5:50 PM

Here is the schedule of power interruptions in Cebu set from May 10 until May 19

Samar to experience more power outages

May 04, 2015 - 5:08 PM

This is due to the ongoing restoration and rehabilitation projects of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines

Cagayan de Oro suffers from rotational blackouts

Apr 16, 2015 - 11:07 AM

The load shedding program is strictly implemented as Mindanao power situation worsens and businesses are ailing in such dire situation

Monday blackouts in parts of Metro Manila

Mar 22, 2015 - 3:33 PM

Parts of Parañaque Pasay Manila Makati and Las Piñas will experience power outages on Monday

#RubyPH cuts power lines in Southern Luzon, Visayas

Dec 07, 2014 - 1:12 AM

5th UPDATE In its 2 pm bulletin the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines says Typhoon Ruby has affected more than 30 transmission facilities

EPA / Francis R. Malasig

Power down in Northern, Eastern Samar over Ruby

Dec 06, 2014 - 6:13 PM

Energy Secretary Carlos Jericho Petilla says the government is prepared to restore power as soon as weather permits

Bangladesh inquiry under way into nationwide blackout

Nov 02, 2014 - 3:36 PM

A probe committee was set to investigate the nationwide blackout which plunged homes and establishments into darkness

Nationwide blackout hits Bangladesh

Nov 01, 2014 - 5:21 PM

UPDATED Local media say the problem stems from a technical issue at an electrical substation that was distributing power from India but government officials would not confirm the reports

Olongapo to experience 10-hour power interruption on Saturday

Aug 13, 2014 - 1:59 PM

The outage is expected to run from 7 AM to 5 PM

Olongapo City, parts of Bataan to experience power outage

May 24, 2014 - 4:51 PM

Customers of the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines and the general public are advised to take the necessary preparations and precautions for this scheduled interruption

DOE: More rotating brownouts possible

May 18, 2014 - 3:01 PM

The DOE said brownouts were still a possibility depending on supply and condition of power plants

Zambales towns to have 11-hour power outage

May 06, 2014 - 8:16 AM

Customers of Zambales 1 Electric Cooperative will experience a power outage on Thursday May 8 lasting from 3 to 11 hours due to maintenance work

Rappler Newscast | November 28, 2013

Nov 28, 2013 - 9:01 PM

The Philippines’ growth slows down President Aquino promises a no brownout Christmas for quake hit Bohol and says China’s aircraft carrier sent the to South China Sea is not a threat

The darkness after 'Pablo'

Dec 04, 2012 - 11:08 PM

A power outage in Davao Oriental is affecting other areas in the province after typhoon Pablo

PRAYING FOR HELP. The villagers prayed to Sto Niño for the storm to pass and spare them. Photo by Karlos Manlupig