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Converse Fall-Holiday 2016 Counter Climate Footwear and Apparel Collection Press Preview


 Converse has been around for more than a hundred years and younger generations have found love to this sneakers shoe brand. Why? Because the brand keeps on innovating. Remember when they released the Chuck Taylor All Star II in 2015? The classic Chuck Taylor was given a more comfortable design feature yet retaining that original look that everybody love. This year, Converse produced another great design by coming up with a waterproof sneaker design opt to battling weather head-on this Fall/Holiday 2016 season, combining classic with premium, weatherized features. The debut of the Fall/Holiday 2016 Converse Counter Climate Footwear and Apparel Collection […]


Weather Philippines Foundation gets urbanized with Cebu Heritage Tour


 Did you know that long before the colonizing powers of the West arrived, Cebu was once called Zubu and was already an important trading center and one of the oldest trading location known as parian is here in this city? Before Ferdinand Magellan, it was the Chinese traders who discovered and were particularly attracted, not only to goods; but tot the honesty of the natives of Zubu, and it was the ‘ideal safe harbor’ because of the protection in the east given by the Mactan Island. This was just an introduction of what we rediscovered during our recent stay in Cebu. […]


This is what Typhoon Koppu (Lando) looks like and it’s not pretty


 Typhoon KOPPU (LANDO) has further gained strength as it drifts west-southwestward during the past six hours. Northern and Central Luzon particularly the province of Aurora is currently under a serious threat from this typhoon. The Potential Landfall Area will be somewhere along the mid-part shores of Aurora by Sunday morning (Oct 18)…with a Strike Probability of 90 to 100 percent. Residents and visitors along Luzon should closely monitor the development of TY KOPPU (LANDO). Information based on data collected by WeatherPhilippines Foundation, Inc. shall not be taken as official data. Weather information broadcasted and distributed by PAGASA remains as official data. […]


Typhoon Goni (Ineng) updates by WeatherPhilippines


 Typhoon GONI (INENG) has entered the Philippine Area of Responsibility at around noontime today. This strong and fast moving cyclone may directly affect the extreme northern part of Luzon, particularly the Batanes Group of Islands on Friday or Saturday. Meanwhile, at 5:00 PM today, the eye of Typhoon ATSANI (17W), the other strong typhoon over the Northwestern Pacific Ocean, was located some 1,030 km east-northeast of Saipan or about 1,170 km east-northeast of Guam (16.6N 155.2E) with maximum sustained winds of 200 kph near the center and gustiness up to 240 kph. It was moving West-Northwest at 17 kph during the past 6 […]


PSDMNR5 demonstrated commitment in rescue and disaster recovery during Typhoon Chedeng in Baler, Aurora Province


 “Where will you be?” and “Who will you be with?” are two strong lines from the trailer of the upcoming Hollywood earthquake disaster movie San Andreas starring Dwayne Johnson as a Los Angeles Fire Department rescue-helicopter pilot out to save the lives of his loved ones during a strong earthquake that hits San Francisco. Just like the character of Johnson, the Private Sector Disaster Management Network – Rescue Recon Reliable Rapid Response (PSDMNR5) men and women risk their own lives to save other peoples lives in times of disaster in the Philippines. PSDMNR5 is a private rapid response team part of […]

Actor-comedian Vhong Navarro tops Google Top Philippines Trending Searches in 2104.

Vhong Navarro tops Google Philippines Trending Search in 2014


 Google Top Trending Searches in 2014 Might be surprising to some but for those who are following Vhong Navarro‘s alleged rape case filed by Deniece Cornejo and mauling incident perpetrated by a group led by Cedric Lee, Google Philippines‘ year-end report that the actor-comedian tops the list of search in 2014 only proves that a lot of netizens are following these cases. This was revealed during Google Philippines’ Year in Search 2014 coinciding the first public appearance of Google Philippines Country Manager Ken Lingan held at Nest MNL Table & Bar in Bonifacio Global City. Following Vhong Navarro on the list are Flappy […]


Globe offers Libreng Charging and Libreng Tawag


 Globe service restorations As Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) made its presence in Metro Manila,  it slowly weakens and downgraded to tropical storm category. To provide faster and better communications, especially within affected areas, Globe is now working on the restoration of a base station controller located in Gigoso, Giporlos in the province of Eastern Samar. The company expects to begin firing up cell sites covered by the facility within the day. Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto said that the network operations suffered no catastrophic outages from Typhoon Ruby. Most service disruptions were due to outages of commercial power and […]


Globe Telecom reactivated disaster response page Bangon Pinoy


 Globe Telecom Disaster Response Page Tonight, Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) is predicted to hit landfall in Metro Manila. Globe Telecom have reactivated their disaster response page, Bangon Pinoy, where the public can find relevant Typhoon Ruby related information including Globe Network Updates, public advisories, and soon Globe Emergency Services and Globe-led relief operations. Here are the websites for Bangon Pinoy and Globe Network Updates: Globe Bangon Pinoy Site Globe Network Updates   Service restorations on-going As of today, Globe has initiated its service restoration process in Visayas which mainly involves assessment of the typhoon’s impact on network infrastructure. The weather remains unfavorable for […]

Habitat for Humanity Philippines' Official Media Release #1 - Typhoon Hagupit.

Habitat for Humanity launches appeal to assist those affected by Typhoon Hagupit


 Appeal to assist Habitat  for  Humanity  has  launched  an  appeal  to  assist  families  affected  by  Typhoon  Hagupit  (called  Ruby  in  the  Philippines).  The  storm  made  first  landfall  on  Samar,  an  island  in  the  Visayas,  Philippines,  late  in  the  evening  of  Saturday,  6th of  December. According  to  the  Philippines  National  Disaster  Risk  Reduction  and  Management  Council,  more  than  130,000   families  were  evacuated  in  six  regions  of  the  Philippines. “Habitat  for  Humanity  is  sheltering  evacuated  families  in  Leyte,  Cebu  and  Surigao  del  Sur  provinces  of  the   Philippines.  Staff  and  materials  are  prepositioned  and  we  will  begin  to  support  affected  families […]

STAY SAFE PHILIPPINES. Photo from National Geographic Channel Asia Facebook Page.

Google Person Finder during emergencies


 We’ve just embedded the Google Person Finder on our website – you can find it at the right side bar of our front page. Google has activated several resources for typhoon related information. This is to help people report and search for missing persons during emergencies, such as typhoons like Typhoon Ruby (Hagupit) which is now inside the Philippines Area of Responsibility (PAR). Stay safe, Pilipinas! Google Person Finder helps through: Public Alerts– real-time updated information from Pag-asa and other information on the typhoon and its route and expected effect. On the right side, you’ll find a Google Crisis Map for Ruby. […]


Aboitiz Group and WeatherPhilippines campaign for a #WeatherWiser Nation


 In 2013 and before Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) became known as the deadliest super typhoon in the world, Aboitiz Group and WeatherPhilippines Foundation already have its own weather stations/devices that can read and calculate the amount of rainfall we can experience during rainy season and with those weather stations and devices, can advise people with free and accurate weather information. Typhoon Ondoy in 2009 became one of the unforgettable calamities  in the Philippines and eventually raised weather preparedness campaigns in the country. About the Weather Station These weather stations shall help locals and municipalities determine and get accurate weather information. It uses an imported automated weather […]

PNOY ENDORSES MANNY PAKSIW. PNoy endorsed Manny for the 2016 presidential election on the eve of Pacquiao's victory to Rios.

PNoy endorsed Manny for the 2016 presidential election on the eve of Pacquiao’s victory to Rios; slapped with P2.2B tax-evasion charges by the BIR


 In an unexpected twist of events, PNoy held Manny‘s left hand up in the air as a symbol of endorsing his vice-presidential candidacy for the 2016 presidential election – and this happened even during the Pacquiao Vs. Rios Fight As One boxing match live viewing at Solaire Grand Ballroom. Manny could not contain his excitement as soon as PNoy greeted him outside the lobby of the ballroom just as they both came out the restroom minutes before 34-year old Pacquiao conquered the Cotai Arena in a 12-round bout against 27- year old Brandon Rios. Pacquiao won by a unanimous decision […]

Use the following Hashtags properly: #RescuePH for emergency. #ReliefPH for evacuation centers, relief ops. #FloodPH for flood situation. #SafeNow once rescued. Image by Works of Heart (Facebook Page).

Keep safe and dry from rain, flood, and traffic brought by Tropical Storm Maring and Habagat


 Classes and work has been suspended. And if you’re not going to do something important, you better just stay at home, keep safe and dry than bracing Tropical Storm Maring and southwest monsoon, Habagat outside. As of this moment, many areas in Metro Manila has been reported sever flooding, as well as in Makati, Cavite, Las Piñas, Bulacan, the rest of Central and Northern Luzon. Cavite, Laguna, and towns of Sta. Maria and Narvacan in Ilocos Sur has been placed under a state of calamity due to torrential rains brought by a southwest monsoon enhanced by a tropical storm Monday, August 19. […]