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MASONGSONG VISITS TYPHOON-HIT ELECTRIC COOPS IN WESTERN VISAYAS

Electric cooperatives (ECs) are sending additional line workers to assist with the continuing power restoration activities in Aklan, one of the badly-hit provinces by Typhoon Ursula late December last year.   National Electrification Administration (NEA) chief Edgardo Masongsong announced this development during his visit to the Aklan Electric Cooperative, Inc. (AKELCO) on Monday (January 6). “The […]

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TISOY LEAVES P300M DAMAGE TO POWER COOP FACILITIES — NEA

The initial cost of damage to power distribution facilities of electric cooperatives (ECs) from Typhoon Tisoy was estimated at P300 million as of Friday (December 6), the National Electrification Administration (NEA) disclosed.  According to Engr. Federico Villar, Jr., acting director of NEA Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Department (DRRMD), the amount is expected to go higher […]

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NOGRALES ASSURES BATANES QUAKE VICTIMS OF IMMEDIATE HELP

Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles said President Rodrigo Duterte has mobilized all government agencies to respond and provide assistance to the victims of the powerful earthquake that jolted the province of Batanes Saturday morning. Nograles said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) has been tasked to coordinate efforts to ensure that all the […]

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Politics

PROVIDE ‘BUILD, BUILD, BUILD’ JOBS TO FARMERS AFFECTED BY EL NIÑO – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara has asked government to look into the possibility of providing provisional employment to drought-stricken farmers and farmworkers under the administration’s “Build, Build, Build” program to help them deal with the temporary loss of income or livelihood due to the effects of El Niño which are expected to be felt until August […]

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SEND RELIEF GOODS TO LANSLIDE-HIT BICOL TOWNS – ANGARA

Senator Sonny Angara has sent relief goods to residents of Camarines Sur and Albay provinces in the wake of landslides and flooding in Bicol region that hit before New Year’s Day. Angara’s office handed over 7,000 relief packs to concerned local officials for distribution to victims of the landslides and flooding triggered by Tropical Depression […]