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Aspiring leader files COC for Muntinlupa councilor

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Big Mack Arciaga officially joined the race for councilor for District 1 on Friday, together with mayoral candidate Red Mariñas and Team Red, his official running mates. Arciaga, 34, who has been involved with the efforts of different private...

UK to deploy patrol vessels in Southeast Asia

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The United Kingdom (UK) has expressed its intention to deploy two offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) in Sutheast Asia, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Right Honorable Amanda Milling, the new Minister for Asia of the UK's Foreig...

3,003 Navotas residents receive aid

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Some 3,003 Navoteño families have received their long-awaited second tranche emergency subsidy under the Bayanihan 1 Social Amelioration Program (SAP). The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)–National Capital Region, in ...

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Jolina displaces 140,444 people 

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The number of individuals affected by the effects of Typhoon Jolina has reached 140,444, according to a report by Philippine News Agency.

In its update on Saturday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said this is equivalent to 37,022 families from 891 villages in Central Luzon, Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Western Visayas, Eastern Visayas, Soccsksargen, and the National Capital Region.

Of this number, 5,341 families or 19,778 individuals are being aided in 412 evacuation centers while the rest are taking shelter with their relatives and friends.

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The agency said one was confirmed dead, along with 16 injured and seven missing.

Meanwhile, reports of 14 deaths, four injured and three missing are still undergoing validation.

A total of 6,575 houses were damaged by the typhoon in Calabarzon, Mimaropa, Bicol, Western Visayas, and Eastern Visayas.

Out of this figure, 6,259 were partially damaged while 316 were totally damaged.

The damage caused by "Jolina" to agriculture and infrastructure is so far placed at PHP190.9 million and PHP30.7 million, respectively


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