PRRD vows to build 2K shelters after ‘Tisoy’ onslaught

MANILA — President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday pledged to build about 2,000 shelters to relocate families living along foreshore areas in Albay province following the onslaught of Typhoon Tisoy (international name Kammuri). Duterte made this commitment after Albay Gov. Al Francis Bichara bared that several houses along the coastline have been heavily damaged by the typhoon. …

Over 500 Manila flights canceled as NAIA closes for 12 hours

MANILA — A total of 508 international and domestic flights to/from Manila were canceled as of Tuesday afternoon, latest data from the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) showed. MIAA general manager Ed Monreal announced Monday night that the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) will be closed on Tuesday (December 3), from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., in …