NCR workers get P35 wage bump

(UPDATES) SOME 1.1 million minimum wage earners in Metro Manila will get a P35 wage bump, bringing their daily take-home pay from P610 to P645. The P35 hike was granted by the National Capital Region-Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board, which issued Wage Order NCR-25, which also brought wages for agriculture sector workers and those in…

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2 to 3 storms forecast in July — Pagasa

MANILA, Philippines — Two to three tropical cyclones may form or enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) this July, the state-run weather agency said on Tuesday. Administrator Nathaniel Servando of the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) also told The Manila Times via Viber that there may be 13 to 16 tropical…

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LPA, intertropical convergence zone dissipate as easterlies prevail in most parts of PH

MANILA, Philippines — The country can expect generally-fair weather due to the easterlies as the low pressure area (LPA) off Zamboanga del Norte and the inter-tropical convergence zone (ITCZ) have dissipated, the state weather bureau said on Friday. Weather specialist Aldczar Aurelio of the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) said it has…

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Fuel Costs Climb

Fuel prices in Manila, Philippines are set to rise again this week, with diesel experiencing the most significant jump. Starting Tuesday, June 25, 2024, motorists can expect to pay P1.75 more per liter for diesel. Gasoline prices will climb by P1.40 per liter, while kerosene will see a P1.05 increase. These adjustments follow a similar…

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