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Gllasea Ann Hilario shows her trophy and certificate after winning the Under-10 category of the National Age Group Chess Championships held in Malolos, Bulacan from July 19-24, 2022. She learned how to play chess at the age of four, after getting encouraged by her brother.

10-year-old becomes Woman National Master 

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Gllasea Ann Hilario takes pride in winning the Under-10 category of the National Age Group Chess Championships (NAGCC) held at the Robinsons Place in Malolos, Bulacan from July 19 to 24, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. Aside fr...

Typhoon 'Karding' affects nearly 40,000 families

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The number of families affected so far by Super Typhoon Karding has climbed to 39,893 or equivalent to 157,023 persons residing in 1,318 barangays in seven regions in the country, according to a report by Philippine News Agency. In its Wednesda...

Paranaque holds medical caravan

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Sa pangunguna ni Mayor Eric L. Olivarez, at sa pakikipagtulungan ng City Health Office, isinagawa noong Huwebes ang Health and Wellness Medical Caravan sa Baclaran Elementary School Central sa Parañaque City sa pamumuno ni Dr. Himmler Cos. An...

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San Juan sends help to earthquake victims

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The San Juan City local government said it sent financial aid to the province of Abra that was devastated by a magnitude 7.0 earthquake on July 28, according to a report by Manila Bulletin.

San Juan City Mayor Francis Zamora made the announcement after the passage of City Ordinance No. 36 which allows the city government to transfer P1,000,000 from its Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF) to the provincial government of Abra.

According to the report made by the Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO), the damages caused by the earthquake have affected 80 percent of the total population of Abra. Major private and government infrastructure facilities and properties were severely damaged.

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On Sunday, Aug. 7, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Center (NDRRMC) said that the cost of damage to infrastructure due to the earthquake has reached P11.59 billion.

It added that 1,519 establishments were affected by the earthquake. Most of these are located in Ilocos Region, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), and Cagayan Valley.

An estimated P155.9 million worth of agricultural damages was also tallied by the agency.

The quake’s death toll stood at 11, while the number of injured individuals climbed to 574.

Of the injured people, 34 are in Ilocos Region, two in Cagayan Valley, and 538 in CAR.


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