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Light rain expected in parts of PH on February 1

Jan 31, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The northeast monsoon is affecting the Philippines, says PAGASA

Tail-end of a cold front bringing rain to parts of Mindanao

Jan 30, 2019 - 9:46 PM

Northern Mindanao, Caraga, the Davao Region, Soccsksargen, Maguindanao, and Lanao del Sur should watch out for possible flash floods and landslides

LPA trough to trigger rain in parts of Mindanao

Jan 29, 2019 - 7:00 PM

Sultan Kudarat, Sarangani, South Cotabato, and Davao Occidental will have rain due to the trough or extension of a low pressure area which formed on Tuesday, January 29

Majority of Filipinos want 15 as minimum age of criminal liability – SWS survey

Jan 29, 2019 - 2:38 PM

An SWS survey shows majority of those who disagree with jailing minors say minors should be instead placed under the custody of the social welfare department or its local counterparts

Children’s advocates and other anti-MACR (Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility) groups hold protest at the main gate of the senate on Friday, January 25, 2019. They are protesting on the lowering of age of criminal liabilities from 15 years old to 9 or 12 years old. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Northeast monsoon to bring light rain on January 29

Jan 28, 2019 - 6:00 PM

Parts of the Philippines will have light rain on Tuesday, January 29

Tail-end of cold front, northeast monsoon to bring rain on January 27

Jan 26, 2019 - 8:31 PM

Mindanao will experience scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms, while many parts of the country will have light rain

Satellite image as of January 26, 7:30 pm from PAGASA website

Senate gets highest satisfaction rating in nearly 7 years

Jan 25, 2019 - 4:32 PM

The House of Representatives, Supreme Court, and Cabinet all get higher ratings in the last quarter of 2018, according to the SWS December 2018 survey

INVESTIGATIONS. With a little over a month left before adjournment, the Senate has yet to probe China's militarization in the South China Sea. File photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Tail-end of a cold front to bring rain on January 24

Jan 23, 2019 - 6:25 PM

Bicol, the Visayas, and Romblon are expected to have light to heavy rain on Thursday, January 24

LPA trough affecting Bicol, Eastern Visayas, Caraga

Jan 22, 2019 - 6:00 PM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area – formerly Tropical Depression Amang – will trigger light to heavy rain

76% of Filipino Muslims say MILF capable of governing BARMM – SWS

Jan 22, 2019 - 8:23 AM

The same SWS survey shows 79% of Muslims nationwide wanted the Bangsamoro Organic Law approved in the plebiscite

SUPPORTING BANGSAMORO. MILF fighter Abdul Mero narrates why he and other MILF fighters became rebels and how they are now supporting the Bangsamoro Organic Law which is seen to bring lasting peace and development in the Bangsamoro Region which will undergo a plebescite on January 21, 2019. Photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Tropical Depression Amang weakens into LPA

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:35 PM

Though Amang is now downgraded to a low pressure area, rain will still continue in parts of Bicol and Northern Samar

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Tuesday, January 22

Jan 21, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Tuesday, January 22

Parts of Bicol, Northern Samar to have more rain from Amang

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:56 PM

Tropical Depression Amang is already 105 kilometers east of Catarman, Northern Samar, as of late Monday afternoon, January 21

Rain from Tropical Depression Amang to continue in Eastern Visayas, Bicol

Jan 21, 2019 - 11:35 AM

Signal No. 1 is lifted in Mindanao, but still raised in parts of Luzon and the Visayas as of 11 am on Monday, January 21

Tropical Depression Amang shifts, now off to Samar-Leyte area

Jan 21, 2019 - 8:50 AM

Amang was initially moving toward Southern Leyte but shifted direction, says PAGASA

Tropical Depression Amang slows down on its way to Southern Leyte

Jan 21, 2019 - 5:45 AM

Amang is moving at just 10 kilometers per hour, as of 5 am on Monday, January 21

Tropical Depression Amang heads for Southern Leyte

Jan 21, 2019 - 2:30 AM

At 2 am on Monday, January 21, PAGASA says Amang is already in the vicinity of the Dinagat Islands and moving toward Southern Leyte

Tropical Depression Amang makes landfall in Siargao

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:25 PM

Amang maintains its strength and speed as it hits land on Sunday evening, January 20. Heavy rain is expected to continue.

Heavy rain seen as Tropical Depression Amang nears Surigao

Jan 20, 2019 - 5:50 PM

Signal No. 1 remains raised in 13 areas late Sunday afternoon, January 20

Tropical Depression Amang maintains strength en route to Surigao

Jan 20, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Amang is expected to make landfall in the Surigao del Norte-Siargao Island area on Sunday afternoon or evening, January 20

Signal No. 1 in 13 areas as Tropical Depression Amang heads for Caraga

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:45 AM

Amang is now moving at a slightly faster 30 kilometers per hour, on track for landfall on Sunday afternoon or evening, January 20

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions, Monday, January 21

Jan 20, 2019 - 11:10 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended for Monday, January 21

Tropical Depression Amang speeds up ahead of landfall

Jan 20, 2019 - 8:15 AM

Amang is now 360 kilometers east of Hinatuan, Surigao del Sur, as of early Sunday morning, January 20

LPA begins bringing rain to parts of Mindanao

Jan 19, 2019 - 6:50 PM

PAGASA emphasizes disaster preparedness as the region of Caraga and other areas start to feel the effects of the low pressure area on Saturday, January 19

Heavy rain from LPA to begin in parts of Mindanao on January 19

Jan 19, 2019 - 1:20 PM

The low pressure area enters the Philippine Area of Responsibility on Saturday morning, January 19

Almost half of Filipinos think Duterte can fulfill promises – SWS

Jan 18, 2019 - 6:56 PM

But in President Rodrigo Duterte’s home region of Mindanao, the percentage of people optimistic about his promises fall by 10 points

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte delivers his message during the birthday celebration of former Presidential Adviser on Political Affairs Atty. Francis Tolentino held at the Tagaytay International Convention Center in Tagaytay City, Cavite on January 3, 2019. ALFRED FRIAS/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

LPA may enter PAR early Saturday, January 19

Jan 18, 2019 - 6:25 PM

If the low pressure area develops into a tropical depression, Signal No. 1 could be raised over provinces in the Eastern Samar-Caraga area by Saturday

Satellite image as of January 18, 2019, 5:30 pm. Image from PAGASA

PAGASA: Watch out for LPA or potential Amang

Jan 18, 2019 - 11:15 AM

Prepare early, warns PAGASA, as the low pressure area which could become Tropical Depression Amang might bring heavy rain to parts of Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao

LPA may maintain status when it enters PAR

Jan 17, 2019 - 6:05 PM

The low pressure area outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility only has a slim chance of becoming a tropical depression, as of Thursday, January 17

Cold front to trigger rain in parts of Mindanao on January 17

Jan 16, 2019 - 8:10 PM

Northern Mindanao, Caraga, and the Davao Region will have light to heavy rain on Thursday, January 17

Arroyo dips to ‘poor,’ Robredo falls to ‘moderate’ net satisfaction ratings – SWS

Jan 15, 2019 - 10:38 PM

Senate President Vicente Sotto III maintains a 'very good' rating, while SC Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin is included for the first time and gets a 'moderate' score

DIPPING NUMBERS. Vice President Leni Robredo (3rd from L) and Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo (center) both see declines in their respective satisfaction ratings at the end of 2018. File photo from OVP

Potential tropical cyclone may enter PAR on January 18 or 19

Jan 15, 2019 - 9:20 PM

The potential tropical cyclone, which is still a low pressure area, remains outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

Isolated rainshowers in parts of PH on January 15

Jan 14, 2019 - 6:30 PM

PAGASA also continues to monitor a low pressure area located outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility

DOH tips to protect yourself against flu, pneumonia

Jan 13, 2019 - 8:30 PM

Here's how you can avoid diseases which are common during cold weather

Graphic by Alyssa Arizabal

Cold front to trigger rain in parts of Mindanao on January 14

Jan 13, 2019 - 5:05 PM

Caraga, the Davao Region, and Soccsksargen are expected to have light to heavy rain on Monday, January 14

More Filipino families considered themselves poor in 2018 – survey

Jan 12, 2019 - 7:15 PM

Results of a Social Weather Stations survey show that the average self-poverty rate in 2018 was at 48%, up by two percentage points from 2017

POVERTY RATE. Self-rated poverty among Filipino families declines in December 2018. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

PH might soon have first tropical cyclone of 2019

Jan 12, 2019 - 6:20 PM

There is a new low pressure area still outside the Philippine Area of Responsibility which could become a tropical depression

PAGASA spots low pressure area outside PAR

Jan 11, 2019 - 5:30 PM

The trough or extension of the low pressure area is bringing rain to Mindanao

Parts of Visayas, Mindanao to be rainy on January 11

Jan 10, 2019 - 6:25 PM

The rain on Friday, January 11, will be due to the tail-end of a cold front

Isolated rainshowers in parts of PH on January 7

Jan 06, 2019 - 5:00 PM

The northeast monsoon will affect Luzon and the Visayas, but PAGASA does not expect any 'significant impact'

Scattered rainshowers in Mindanao on January 6

Jan 05, 2019 - 7:39 PM

Meanwhile, the northeast monsoon will bring light to moderate rain in Visayas and Palawan, and isolated light rain in Luzon, including Metro Manila

Satellite image as of January 5, 2019, 6:30 pm from PAGASA website

[OPINION | NEWSPOINT] Who to blame: the pollsters or us?

Jan 05, 2019 - 1:31 PM

Let’s retest ourselves; let’s set aside the quirks for the moment and review how President Duterte has dealt with the larger matters of public interest

LIST: PAGASA's names for tropical cyclones in 2019

Jan 03, 2019 - 7:20 PM

Will we have Typhoon Zigzag this year?

Light rain in Luzon, Visayas on January 4

Jan 03, 2019 - 5:40 PM

The rain will be due to the northeast monsoon, says PAGASA

#WalangPasok: Class suspensions for January 3, 4

Jan 02, 2019 - 11:29 AM

Bookmark and refresh this page for a list of areas where classes have been suspended due to flooding and damage to infrastructure caused by Tropical Depression Usman

92% of Filipinos hopeful for 2019 – SWS

Dec 31, 2018 - 6:55 PM

Hope for the new year has always been high, but this year's figure is lower than the record high 96% of hopeful Filipinos going into 2018

Fireworks after the opening ceremonies of the Tiendesitas Christmas Tunnel Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

LPA out, but Luzon to have some rain on New Year's Eve

Dec 30, 2018 - 6:00 PM

The northeast monsoon will continue to affect Luzon on the last day of 2018

Rainy December 30 in Luzon due to LPA, cold front

Dec 30, 2018 - 11:50 AM

The low pressure area is 340 kilometers west southwest of Puerto Princesa City, Palawan, as of Sunday morning, December 30

Duterte's satisfaction rating rises in Q4 2018 – SWS

Dec 29, 2018 - 7:52 PM

The President's net satisfaction rating was up in Metro Manila, Visayas, and the balance of Luzon, but it went down by a few points in Mindanao

SPEECH. President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his speech during his meeting with the Filipinos based in Papua New Guinea at the Filipino Community Center in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea on November 16, 2018. File photo by Malacañang

LPA, cold front, northeast monsoon all bringing rain

Dec 29, 2018 - 6:20 PM

Luzon and the Visayas must stay on alert for flash floods and landslides until Sunday, December 30