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  • NAGA CITY, Philippines (9:00 AM Oct 11, 2013) - Typhoon Santi (Nari) now threatens Central and Northern Luzon - expected to make landfall in Aurora province tonight. In the past 12 hours, Santi accelerated its westward movement and has further intensified, bringing with it extreme rains (400 cm in 24 hours) that can trigger flash floods.

    It is now a large-sized weather system with a diameter of 685 kilometers. As of 5:00 AM today, the center of Santi was located in the western part of the Central Philippine Sea, 170 kms north-northeast of Pandan, Catanduanes or 275 Kms east-southeast of Casiguran, Aurora, moving west-northwest at 24 kms per hour. Typhoon force winds of 118 km/hour or more shall be experienced within 35 kms from the center 63 up to 117 km/hour winds can extend 140 kms. outwards...

  • NAGA CITY (Aug 27, 2011 1:00 P.M.) - The core of powerful Typhoon Mina (International name: Nanmadol) is now passing very close to the town of Santa Ana or along Escarpada Point in Northeastern Cagayan. It has a centerwind of 205 kilometers per hour (kph) and gustiness up to 250 kph. The 24-hour Rainfall Accumulation near the center is estimated at very high 400 mm.

  • CAPITOL COMPLEX, Pili Camarines Sur (Aug. 15, 2011) — Cobra Ironman Philippines has been successfully held at the government-owned CamSur Watersports Complex in Pili, Camarines Sur since 2009. But it appears the Provincial Government has not been transparent in reporting income and expenses in connection with the holding of the prestigious international event.

  • LEGAZPI CITY (July 28, 2011 6:30 A.M.) – All storm signals lifted, flood waters receding and Typhoon Juaning leaving the country, Bikolanos now have time to take stocks and realize that the Bikol region bore the brunt of unexpected massive rains and strong winds brought by Typhoon Juaning.

  • KUWAIT CITY (July 24, 2011) - The Kuwait Al-Azraq nailed 3 of their 20 attempts to beat the Philippine Azkals, 3-0, in the first leg of the second round of their World Cup 2014 Qualifying match last night. The Azkals were held scoreless as none of their 7 attempts was converted.

  • Tropical storm Santi (International name: NARI) is expected to pass north of the Bicol region as it threatens Central and Northern Luzon. Its outermost and southwestern rainbands are now spreading across Catanduanes and the Partido District of Camarines Sur.

    At 5:00 am today, the center of Santi was located over the Central Philippine Sea at about 430 km east-northeast of Pandan, Catanduanes or 655 km east-southeast of Casiguran, Aurora. It is currently moving northwest with an increased forward speed of 15 km/hr towards Central & Northern Luzon...


    NAGA CITY (Oct 27, 2012) - Mayor Raul Matamorosa of Lupi, Camarines Sur is now fighting for his life at the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a hospital in Naga City after being shot in the head by still unidentified gunman.

    At past 3 PM today Mayor Matamorosa had his television set fixed at the Sony Service Center at diversion road, Naga City, and was already inside his car when approached by a male assailant who shot him at close range at the back of his head closer to the left parietal area.

  • Naga City (Aug 21, 2012) - Department of Communication and Transportation Secretary Mar Roxas confirms this morning that the lifeless body of Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse M. Robredo was recovered at around 8:00 A.M. today from the wreckage of his plane that crashed off the shore of Masbate City last Thursday ( Aug 16, 2012).

    The wreckage of the ill-fated plane was positioned upside down when sighted by volunteer drivers 800 meters from the shore. The bodies of Sec. Robredo and the two pilots were seen trapped inside the plane.

    Sec. Robredo's body was the easiest to retrieve and was pulled up to the surface, placed in a body bag and loaded into a Coast Guard ship.

  • GIZO: 31 July 2012 -- Bishop Luciano Capelli SDB, Bishop of Gizo, Solomon Islands, had the sad task today of writing to family, authorities, and those who had been working closely with Ryan Turallo, Filipino volunteer missionary, to inform them that at 7.00 am this morning, Ryan's body was washed ashore at Aleang village in the Shortland group.

    Ryan, 30 years of age, a native of Iriga City, Philippines, was the Student Affairs Coordinator at St John Bosco Senior Technical School on Nila, in the Shortland Islands. The school, named for St John Bosco, also has a number of alumni from Don Bosco Henderson on staff.

  • Experts see Pacquiao landing twice as many punches as Bradley, but the judges score it 115-113 Pacquiao, 115-113 Bradley, 115-113 Bradley as Timothy Bradley wins by split decision. 

    Boos rain down after the decision was announced, the audience  feeling robbed as well. 

    Distraught Pacquiao  still managed to climb the corner, smile and wave to the crowd

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  • Opportunities for autograph sessions with your favorite sports celebrities do not come in bunches. When indeed the rare chance comes, would it not be best to have your souvenir item ready for the star's signature?

    There is an online store where you can purchase collectible sports memorabilia. When we say collectible, said memorabilia are durable and of the best quality, worthy of being centerpieces in your display room for your friends to admire at and for you to relish in private moments. Every item you find there is so attractive it will shall not fail to catch the attention of your sports idol.