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Monday, December 2, 2019

ALERT | Typhoon Tisoy Updates: #WalangPasok, Class Suspensions (December 2, 2019)

(Updated 4:00 AM, December 02, 2019)

Schools and local government units (LGUs) in Metro Manila, CALABARZON, MIMAROPA, Central Visayas, and Eastern Visayas have suspended classes on Monday, December 2, 2019, due to the inclement weather brought about by Typhoon Tisoy (Kammuri).



Check out the list of provinces, cities and towns with class suspensions on Monday, December 2, 2019.

METRO MANILA
Caloocan City - all levels (public and private)
Las Piñas City - all levels (public and private)
Mandaluyong City - all levels (public and private)
City of Manila - preschool (public and private)
Marikina City - all levels (public and private)
Muntinlupa City - all levels (public and private)
Parañaque City - all levels (public and private)
Pasig City - all levels (public and private)
Pateros - all levels (public and private)
Quezon City - all levels (public and private)
Taguig City - all levels (public and private)
Valenzuela City - all levels (public and private)

BICOL REGION

Albay – all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
Camarines Norte – all levels (public and private)
Camarines Sur – all levels (public and private)
Naga City – all levels (public and private)
Catanduanes – all levels (public and private)
Masbate – all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
Sorsogon – all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3


CALABARZON

Batangas
  • Alitagtag - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Batangas City - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Bauan - all levels (public and private)
  • Calaca - all levels (public and private)
  • Lipa City - all levels (public and private)
  • Sto Tomas - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Tanauan City - all levels (public and private)
Cavite province - all levels (public and private) 

Laguna - all levels (public and private). Earlier announcements by mayors:
  • Bay - preschool to senior high school (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Calamba - all levels (public and private)
  • Cavinti - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Famy - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Liliw - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Los Baños - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Lumban - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Mabitac - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Magdalena - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Majayjay - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Nagcarlan - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Pagsanjan - all levels (public and private)
  • Pila - all levels (public and private)
  • Santa Cruz - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Santa Maria - all levels (public and private)
  • San Pablo City - all levels (public and private)
  • Siniloan - all levels (public and private)
  • Victoria - all levels (public and private)
Quezon province - all levels (public and private). Earlier announcements by mayors:
  • Agdangan - all levels (public and private)
  • Alabat - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Buenavista - preschool (public and private)
  • Catanauan - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • General Luna - all levels (public and private)
  • Guinangayan - all levels (public and private)
  • Gumaca - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Lucban - all levels (public and private)
  • Lucena City - preschool to senior high school (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Mulanay - all levels (public and private)
  • Pagbilao - all levels (public and private)
  • Patnanungan - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Pitogo - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Plaridel - all levels (public and private)
  • Quezon municipality - all levels (public and private), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Real - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
  • Sampaloc - all levels (public and private)
  • San Narciso - all levels (public and private)
  • Sariaya - all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
Rizal province - all levels (public and private). Earlier announcement by mayor:
  • Taytay - all levels (public and private)

MIMAROPA REGION

Marinduque – all levels (public and private)
Occidental Mindoro
  • Magsaysay – all levels (public and private)
Oriental Mindoro – all levels (public and private), until Tuesday, December 3
Romblon – all levels (public and private). Earlier announcements by mayors:
  • Calatrava – all levels (public only), until Wednesday, December 4
  • Corcuera – all levels (public and private)

CENTRAL VISAYAS REGION

Cebu
  • Asturias - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Bantayan Island - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Bogo - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Borbon - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Camotes Island - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Carmen - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Catmon - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Compostela - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Consolacion - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Cordova - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Daanbantayan - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Danao - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Liloan - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Mandaue - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Medellin - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Minglanilla - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Naga - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • San Fernando - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • San Remegio - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Sogod - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Tabogon - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Tabuelan - preschool to senior high school (public and private)
  • Talisay - preschool to elementary (public and private)
  • Tuburan - preschool to senior high school (public and private)


EASTERN VISAYAS REGION

Biliran
  • Almeria – all levels (public and private)
  • Biliran municipality – all levels (public and private)
  • Cabucgayan – all levels (public and private)
  • Caibiran – all levels (public and private)
  • Kawayan – all levels (public and private)
  • Naval – all levels (public and private)
Eastern Samar
  • Guiuan – all levels (public and private)
Northern Samar – all levels (public and private)
Tacloban City – all levels (public and private)

Source: Rappler

Sunday, December 1, 2019

SPORTS | Philippines bags its first gold medals in 30th SEA Games

Image Courtesy: PHISGOC

Philippines took home its first gold medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games with athletes John Rambo Chicano, Kim Mangrobang, and Agatha Wong winning in the men's triathlon, women's triathlon, and Wushu women's taijiquan events respectively.

Rambo Chicano took the top spot in  men's triathlon after reaching 00:21:19 (swimming), 01:00:07 (biking), and 00:31:04 in running. For the women's category, triathlete Kim Mangrobang also clinched the top spot.
Image Courtesy: Russel Palma (The STAR)

In an attempt to defend her title in Wushu women event held at the World Trade Center, Agatho Wong succeeded after beating the rest of her competitors with a final round score of 9.67.

At the dancesport competition,  duo Sean Aranar and Nana Manalo won a gold each for Tango, Viennese Walts and Five dance categories. Meanwhile, duo Mark Jason Gayo and Mary Joy Reigen won golds for Foxtrot and Standard Waltz. This brings the current tally of gold medals won by Philippines to 8.

Other athletes who won medals are listed below:
  • Andrew Remolino - silver, men's triathlon
  • Kim Kilgroe - silver, women's triathlon

The 30th SEA Games will be played by 11 competing Southeast Asian neighbors until December 11.

Saturday, November 30, 2019

VIRAL | Manila mayor Isko Moreno receives award from Harvard grads

It looks like Manila Mayor Isko Moreno is on a roll during his first few months of service as the highest public servant in the capital. 

Image Courtesy: Hub Pages
The Harvard Business School - Owner President Management Club of the Philippines named Mayor Isko, who was also invited as guest speaker, as the  “Gamechanger in Politics” during a socials event that was held for its members in Ascott, Bonifacio Global City last November 28.

Mayor Isko opened up about how Harvard changed is life. Yes, you are reading that right. He is a Harvard graduate. In 2012, when he was still Vice Mayor, Isko got accepted to take a short executive program, Leadership in Crisis, at the John F. Kennedy School in Harvard.

Founded in 2015, the HBS/OPM is a club composed of graduates from Harvard Business School that aims to bring together OPM graduates to "inspire one another and to make a positive difference in the world.”

Article Source: PhilStar Global