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80% of Filipinos expect a COVID-19 vaccine in 2021 - SWS
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-12
The latest SWS survey also shows that 80% of Filipinos are expecting a medicine for COVID-19 treatment next year.

80% of Filipinos expect a COVID-19 vaccine in 2021 - SWS
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-12
The latest SWS survey also shows that 80% of Filipinos are expecting a medicine for COVID-19 treatment next year.

13 hurt as LPG tank explodes in Olongapo
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
Thirteen members of a family were injured when a liquefied petroleum gas tank exploded in Barangay Gordon Heights in this city yesterday.

5 dead, 9 missing as Ulysses triggers landslides in Vizcaya mining village
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Five people were dead and nine others were missing in landslides that hit a mining community at the village of Runruno in Quezon town, Nueva Vizcaya and believed

Power outage hits Senate, work suspended
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
A power outage due to Typhoon Ulysses on Thursday resulted in the cancellation of work in the Senate in Pasay City. Senate Sergeant-at-Arms

China faces rising coronavirus risks caused by imported infections
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
China is facing an increased risk of local transmission of the new coronavirus in the winter due to imported cases as the spread of the global pandemic accelerates, a senior official at

WATCH: Strenuous rescue operations in Marikina
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Parts of Marikina were submerged in water, prompting full-scale rescue operations of stranded residents in the wake of Typhoon Ulysses which battered the country on

Philippines reports 1,407 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths
Reuters - 2020-11-12
The Philippine health ministry on Thursday reported 1,407 new coronavirus infections and 11 more deaths, the lowest daily increase in fatalities in nearly three months.

Philippines reports 1,407 new coronavirus cases, 11 deaths
Reuters - 2020-11-12
The Philippine health ministry on Thursday reported 1,407 new coronavirus infections and 11 more deaths, the lowest daily increase in fatalities in nearly three months.

OVP assures Marikina, other flooded NCR, Rizal areas: Help on the way
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
MANILA, Philippines -- The Office of the Vice President (OVP) has assured residents from the eastern portion of Metro Manila as well as nearby provinces slammed by Typhoon Ulysses (international

Typhoon Ulysses weakens with exit seen Friday
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
The typhoon now packs peak winds of 130 kilometers per hour near the center from the previous 155 kph and gusts of up to 215 kph from the previous 255 kph.

Foreign mining firms eye Philippines
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
Foreign groups are closely looking at the Philippine mining industry as the government considers the sector as a major contributor to economic recovery.

Pagasa sees at least 3 more storms in PH before yearend
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
After a series of typhoons that hit the country just this month of November, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said at

Metro Manila off any cyclone warning but rain to still persist - Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Light to moderate with at times heavy rainfall may still be expected in Metro Manila on Thursday night even if no more Tropical Cyclone Wind Signal has been hoisted over

Trolls get creative after WHO allegedly censors Taiwan
Rappler - 2020-11-12
Alleged censorship of Taiwan on the World Health Organization's Facebook page inspired some creative trolling on Thursday, November 12, with special characters and foreign scripts called up to ...

LOOK: Ulysses brings floods in Pasig; relief goods packed for victims
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Pasig City was not spared by Typhoon Ulysses' assault, as its rains brought massive flooding in some parts of the city. In photos provided by Niths Ramos, residents

Crisis watch
BusinessWorld - 2020-11-12
Because of Trump and the Republican Party, a crisis could develop in the US in the coming months that could have far-reaching consequences on the entire planet. Former Vice-President Biden of the Democratic Party,

Signal No. 2 lifted in areas as 'Ulysses' weakens
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
Storm Signal No. 2 has been lifted in parts of Luzon after Typhoon Ulysses weakened on Thursday afternoon, weather bureau PAGASA said.

LIST: Water service interruptions in Metro Manila, Rizal
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
Several areas in Metro Manila and Rizal will experience water service interruptions following heavy rains induced by Typhoon Ulysses (International name: Vamco).

Typhoon Ulysses triggers worst floods in Metro Manila in years
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government agencies to rush aid to people affected by Typhoon Ulysses after the storm killed at least two people and brought the

DICT, NTC direct telcos to speed up restoration of services
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-12
Pursuant to the instructions from the Department of Information and Communications Technology, the National Telecommunications Commission has directed all telecommunication entities to fast track the repair and restoration of telecom services in areas severely affected by Typhoon Ulysses.

Metro Manila wakes up to severe flooding triggered by Typhoon Ulysses
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
Typhoon Ulysses' destructive winds whirled through the main island of Luzon overnight as the cyclone made its way to the capital region and Calabarzon on Thursday morning, dumping heavy rainfall and triggering flash floods across Metro Manila.

No classes in Manila City on Friday, November 13, due to Ulysses
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
The Manila City government has suspended classes in all levels, including graduate school, in both public and private schools on Friday, November 13, as Typhoon Ulysses

Duterte bats for unified COVID-19 recovery framework, stronger climate change response in ASEAN summit
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-12
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, November 12) -- President Rodrigo Duterte urged his fellow leaders in Southeast Asia to coordinate COVID-19 recovery efforts, the provision of vaccines, and stronger action versus climate change as the Philippines is being ...

Yellow rainfall warning up in parts of Luzon due to Typhoon Ulysses
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Yellow rainfall warning was raised Thursday afternoon in parts of Luzon--including Metro Manila--due to Typhoon Ulysses, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical

Duterte conducts aerial inspection of Ulysses-hit areas
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday conducted an aerial inspection of areas hit by the onslaught of Typhoon Ulysses. Senator Christopher

Pfizer's CEO sold $5.6 million in stock the day he announced promising vaccine news
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-12
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla filed to sell millions of dollars of his company's stock Monday -- the day the pharmaceutical giant announced positive data about its coronavirus vaccine.

Ulysses accelerates; no more areas under Signal No. 3 - Pagasa
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) increased its speed even as it maintained its strength while continuously crossing Central Luzon, the latest bulletin of the

Dog stuck on rooftop in Marikina; owner seeks rescue
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
A dog is trapped on a rooftop on Thursday as floodwater submerged houses in Nangka, Marikina City following heavy rains brought about by Typhoon Ulysses. In a photo shared

Rizal residents trapped by floodwater seek rescue
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
MANILA, Philippines -- Some residents in Rizal are now trapped on their roofs as Typhoon Ulysses continue to cause heavy flooding in the area. Photos from a volunteer of the non-profit ...

Marikina City Hall flooded; operations relocated, says mayor
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
The Marikina City Hall is now flooded as Typhoon Ulysses continues to pound areas in Luzon on Thursday, City Mayor Marcelino Teodoro said. "Even Marikina City Hall

FDI inflows up for 4th straight month
BusinessWorld - 2020-11-12
FOREIGN INVESTMENTS to the Philippines grew for a fourth straight month in August due to renewed investor con fi dence despite the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the central bank said.

Singles Day: Alibaba sales blitz rakes in $75 billion as Chinese shake off COVID-19
CNN Philippines - 2020-11-12
Singles Day online shopping bonanza regularly hauls in tens of billions of dollars for Alibaba and other e-commerce and retail companies in China.

At least 1,000 families evacuated in Oriental Mindoro
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
The Provincial Disaster Risk and Reduction Management Office of Oriental Mindoro province reported that at least 1,080 families or 3,783 persons were evacuated to 43 centers as

Asian markets mostly down as vaccine hope offset by virus surge
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
HONG KONG -- Asian markets struggled Thursday as a week-long rally sputters, with sentiment split between vaccine hopes and Joe Biden's election win on one side and fears over a surge

Go pushes for grant of special risk allowance, hazard duty pay to health workers
Manila Bulletin - 2020-11-12
Senator Christopher "Bong" Go, chairman of the Senate Health and Demography Committee, on Thursday reiterated his call for the grant of Special Risk Allowance (SRA) for both private and public health workers,

Go pushes for grant of special risk allowance, hazard duty pay to health workers
Manila Bulletin - 2020-11-12
Senator Christopher "Bong" Go, chairman of the Senate Health and Demography Committee, on Thursday reiterated his call for the grant of Special Risk Allowance (SRA) for both private and public health workers,

Lanao del Sur to get flood control project through foreign funding
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
The P3.5-billion project is a downstream viaduct where floodwaters that accumulate in oft-flooded barangays can flow through and drain into the sea off Malabang.

Typhoon Ulysses makes landfall twice over Quezon
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
MANILA, Philippines (2nd update at 12:36 a.m.) -- Typhoon Ulysses further intensified as it stepped into Quezon province late Wednesday evening, making its first and second landfalls near Patnanungan and Burdeos towns, respectively. As of 10:30 p.m. over ...

Over 3,500 families evacuated in Central Luzon
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
A total of 3,529 families or 11,533 individuals have so far been evacuated in Central Luzon as Typhoon Ulysses whipped the region,  the Regional Disaster Risk

Marikina River water level breaches Ondoy's record
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
As of 9:04 a.m., the water level at the river rose to 21.8 meters, breaching the 21.5 meters reached during the "Ondoy" calamity 11 years ago.

Ulysses weakens, Signal No. 3 still up in Metro Manila, 8 other areas
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Typhoon Ulysses weakened on Thursday morning while leaving the Luzon landmass, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical

Ulysses shuts trading floors and halts financial markets climb
philstar.com - 2020-11-12
An uptrend in local financial markets was disrupted by Typhoon Ulysses (international name: Vamco) on Thursday after howling winds and torrential rains overnight shut down trading platforms. In a notice early Thursday morning.

Cautious Philippine banks won't lend despite Bangko Sentral easing
Rappler - 2020-11-12
The Philippine government is relying on banks to lend to consumers and businesses to jolt the virus-stricken economy. But rising bad loans are making banks jittery.

Eye of Ulysses may move within 100 km north of Metro Manila an hour earlier
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-12
Typhoon Ulysses, internationally known as Vamco, may move closer to Metro Manila an hour earlier than predicted, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical

OFBank gains major strides in 1st 100 days
BusinessMirror - 2020-11-11
THE local office of Irish-domiciled insurance broker Aon Plc. generated nearly 15 percent of the total P75.38... THE Bureau of Customs (BOC) is now aiming to collect at least P15.4 billion in rice ...

Typhoon Ulysses batters Southern and Central Luzon, Signal No. 3 in 16 areas
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-11
Strong winds and heavy rainfall will prevail in many parts of Luzon Thursday morning as Typhoon Ulysses looms over Central Luzon, according to the Philippine

Court clerk who killed Manila judge before committing suicide had COVID-19
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-11
A presiding judge of the Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) was shot and killed by the clerk of court, who later committed suicide, inside her chamber at Manila City Hall on

Privacy agency probes suspicious website
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-11
MANILA, Philippines -- The National Privacy Commission (NPC) is probing a website that falsely associated itself with the Land Transportation Office (LTO) after the driver and motor vehicle

Megaworld Q3 earnings recover as economy reopens
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2020-11-11
Tycoon Andrew Tan-led property developer Megaworld Corp. saw its third-quarter earnings improve from the second quarter as the gradual reopening of the domestic economy boosted rental income from

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