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Weather 2015-11-18 0

Tropical Storm IN-FA moving west

Tropical Storm IN-FA is moving west. This storm is still far away from the Philippines but has the potential to amplify to a Typhoon Cat. 3. Currently the storm is located over Micronesia south of...

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Facebook – it’s more fun in the Philippines

On September 16, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg had hinted at the release of a “Dislike” button, saying: “We have an idea that we’re going to be ready to test soon, and depending on how...

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And the Winner is XB GenSAN (Extreme Boyz Gensan)

The XB GenSAN (Extreme Boyz Gensan) won the dance2dance „The World Streetdance Streetdance Showcase Competition“ in Zurich, Switzerland last Saturday, November 14, 2015. We met the XB GenSAN team on October 27 at TLScontact...

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Fraudulent Use of Tickets

Cebu Pacific Air warns about Fraudulent Use of Tickets and Presentation of Falsified Documents! Crazy things happen in the Philippines. We cite the article published on Cebu Pacific Air’s website. CEB Advisory Fraudulent Use...

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Cyclone KOPPU/Lando – full of surprises

Cyclone KOPPU/Lando had been and still is full of surprises. First the good news – the storm is continuously weakening and it still stays off the coasts of northern Luzon. There are still strong winds over...

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Typhoon KOPPU/Lando – Floods and Landslides

Floods and Landslides haunt the northern provinces, especially Nueva Ecija.  Typhoon KOPPU/Lando still dumps up to 133mm of rain per hour within its 600-kilometer radius. Four major dams in Luzon have opened their gates Sunday...

Weather 2015-10-18 0

Landfall over Casiguran – Aurora

Super Typhoon KOPPU/Lando has made Landfall between Baler and Casiguran in Aurora province around 01:00 a.m. this morning. Cyclonic winds had previously reached speeds of over 200 km/h. Forward speed has completely broken down and is only...

Weather 2015-10-17 0

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando now Category 3

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando gained strength and is now a Typhoon Category 3. The cyclone has slowly approached the Philippines and is now 285 km East of Baler, Aurora. It moves westward at 10 km/h. The...

Weather 2015-10-16 0

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando brings first heavy rains

Typhoon KOPPU/Lando brings the first heavy rains to the Philippines. Winds on the north-east coast are now stronger than 30 knots (55 km/h). Big danger of landslides all over northern Luzon. Cyclone KOPPU/Lando has...

Weather 2015-10-15 0

Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando a bit slower

Tropical Storm KOPPU/Lando advanced a bit slower than forecasts predicted. While still moving westward it gained a bit of strength. The circular motion is not yet stable. The winds around the centre are now...

Weather 2015-10-14 0

Cyclones KOPPU and CHAMPI moving west

The two Cyclones KOPPU and CHAMPI have both been upgraded to Tropical Storms. KOPPU/Lando is moving fast at 25 k/h while CHAMPI still hovers at 15 km/h. Both cyclones move west towards the Philippines. The two...