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BDO Unibank Inc. released fixed-rate bonds worth P5-billion on Monday as part of the company’s efforts to diversify funding sources and boost its lending sources. The Sy-led lender said the issuance would have a tenor of 2,5 years, priced at 4,408 per cent. The interest is due on a quarterly basis, based on a count of 30/360. The offer period began on Monday 20 January and will run until Friday

Human life

Human life is more important than possessions, Agoncillo’s mayor, Batangas said Monday. Mayor Daniel Reyes made the remark in the midst of his constituents ‘ plea to be allowed to return home to retrieve their belongings or feed their livestock in the midst of Taal Volcano’s menace. Reyes reiterated that Agoncillo lies in the danger zone of the Taal Volcano. Earlier, Reyes ‘ constituents went to their town’s entrance hoping

De Lima

In addition, De Lima said that with helping Matobato file the charges there was “nothing illegal or wrong.” Matobato, an alleged member of the so-called Davao Death Squad (DDS), with former Davao City cop Arturo Lascañas, who previously testified that several Davao killings were the responsibility of the death squad. Likewise, De Lima slammed Sabio, saying he lost conviction due to his decision to withdraw his case against President Rodrigo

Airport

Manila International Airport Authority General Manager Ed Monreal said operations at Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) are starting to get back to normal on Tuesday. Advertisement After the phreatic eruption of the Taal Volcano, flights to and from the airport was put on hold Sunday evening. NAIA resumed partial operations Monday at noontime. Monreal said they will operate for 24 hours like Monday, to accommodate more flights. NAIA usually operates

Volcano

Before dawn on Tuesday, some residents in Tagaytay City in Cavite hurriedly packed their belongings to evacuate after reading on social media that Alert Level 5 was raised over Taal Volcano. Nonetheless, according to a report by Jonathan Andal on GMA News ‘ Unang Balita on Tuesday, the said level of warning was pronounced as not valid by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. The Philippine Institute of

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President Rodrigo Duterte returned to Manila on Monday after spending the weekend in Davao City, in the midst of government plans for a potential dangerous eruption of Taal Volcano in Batangas. Senator Christopher “Bong” Go, who accompanied the President during the flight, said they were the first to land at Manila airport suspending arrivals and departures due to security concerns following Taal’s Sunday ash explosion. Panelo said that Duterte had

ashfall

Due to the operation of Taal Volcano, there will be no air conditioning inside the Light Rail Transit-Line 2 (LRT2) trains on Monday amid the ashfall. To prevent damage to the trains, the trains ‘ air conditioning system will be turned off. The management announced in an updated advisory that it will open train windows to let some air in. The train’s windows will be opened to provide some warmth

unrest

According to the latest PHIVOLCS newsletter, Taal Volcano remains under Alert Level 4 on Monday amid the ongoing “period of intense unrest.” The PHIVOLCS said the initial phreatic or steam-driven activity that started on Sunday was evolving into a magmatic eruption at 2:49 a.m. At 4:28 hrs. The magmatic eruption is characterized by a small lava fountain with thunder and lightning flashes. “Thirty-two of these earthquakes were felt in Tagaytay

Bongbong Marcos

Former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. said Friday that in the 2022 elections he would seek a national post. He said he didn’t decide what position he’d be running for. In the 2016 vice-presidential election, Marcos is actually contesting his defeat, claiming that Vice President Leni Robredo’s win was marred by fraud. Sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, the Supreme Court is still hearing the case, the latest development being

government of Manila

According to the government of Manila City on Friday, hundreds of trucks were used to clean up the mess left behind by thousands of Black Nazarene devotees during the Traslacion 2020. Advertising The Manila Department of Public Services gathered about 330 tons of garbage equal to 68 truckloads during the religious event that took place on Thursday. However, this figure was relatively lower than last year’s figure. On the basis