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(Look) Typhoon Ompong Destroys a Corn Farm in Cagayan Valley

This how a natural disaster wreaks havoc on the country's agriculture sector

Super typhoon Ompong, also known internationally as Typhoon Mangkhut, is the strongest to hit the Philippines this year. Before it made landfall, Ompong was said to be moving at a speed of up to 325 kilometers per hour or 200 mph.The super ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | September 18, 2018 10:00:00
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UPCAT Postponed Due to Ompong

New dates to be announced soon

The University of the Philippines (UP) announced it is delaying its scheduled college admissions exam on September 15 and 16 due to the threat of Typhoon Ompong.On Wednesday, September 12, the UP Office of Admissions said on its official Facebook page that a new ...

by Elyssa Christine Lopez  | September 12, 2018 03:00:00
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A Quick Look at the Damage Caused by Typhoon Urduja (Kai-tak)

The storm has left the Philippines but its destructive impact will linger on for months

Tropical storm Urduja (international name Kai-tak) swept across the regions of Eastern Visayas MIMAROPA, Bicol, Western Visayas, Central Visayas and CARAGA just days before the Christmas.Urduja intensified on Thursday, Dec. 14, and made landfall two days after in Eastern Samar, one of ...

by Pauline Macaraeg  | December 19, 2017 02:00:00
Startup Tips

Start a school related business

With a huge market, school-opening is a great chance to make big bucks

Filipinos tend to put a premium on education, and buying their children’s school needs is usually on top of any family’s list. This is good news for entrepreneurs, especially since school opening season in June is fast approaching.This is indeed a huge ...

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