LPA will rain in Caraga, Davao

MANILA, Philippines – The Low Pressure Area (LPA) observed 140 kilometers southeast of Davao City will bring rain to the regions of Caraga and Davao. According to PAGASA, this was the former Tropical Depression Queenie which later dissipated. The agency warned that the scattered rains and thunderstorms caused by the LPA may cause floods and landslides. Meanwhile, Metro Manila and the rest of the country will experience cloudy skies with

199 ex-NPA in Caraga given P80K cash aid each

MANILA, Philippines – As many as 199 former members of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) pledged allegiance to the government and received financial aid in a ceremony at the capitol of Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur this Wednesday. Led by Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Benjamin Abalos Jr. the distribution of aid to former NPA rebels, including provincial governors and local officials of the region. According