(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Tuesday, 19 January, 2021) At 3:00 AM today, a Low Pressure Area (LPA) was estimated based on all available data at 65 km East of Guiuan, Eastern Samar (11.0°N, 126.3°E), embedded along the Intertropical Convergenze Zone (ITCZ) affecting Mindanao. Caraga and Zamboanga del Norte will have cloudy skies with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to LPA. The rest of Mindanao will have partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers due to Localized Thunderstorms. Moderate to strong winds from southeast to northeast will prevail over the eastern sections of Mindanao and the coastal waters along these areas will be moderate to rough. Elsewhere, light to moderate winds from northeast to northwest with slight to moderate seas.

PIA News Service - Monday, March 11, 2013

All Aboard: NYC looking for delegates to Youth Goodwill Ship!

MANILA, Mar. 11 - The National Youth Commission (NYC) is inviting qualified Filipino youth, between 18 to 30 years old as of April 1, 2013, to apply to become one of the 28 participating youth to represent the Philippines in the Ship for Southeast Asian Youth Program (SSEAYP).

The SSEAYP is an annual youth cultural exchange program between ASEAN member countries and Japan. Now on its 40th year, SSEAYP continues to promote friendship and goodwill among young people of Southeast Asia and Japan. The program is sponsored by the Government of Japan and is implemented in the Philippines by the National Youth Commission.

“This is one way of honing the skills of our Filipino youth; SSEAYP provides our youth the opportunity to showcase their unique talent and truly become global ambassadors of goodwill,” said Commissioner Erwin Andaya, 40th SSEAYP National Organizing Committee Chair.

Delegates to the program embark on a 52-day voyage across Southeast Asia and Japan aboard the Japanese Ocean Liner Nippon Maru. The coutry program for the Philippines is scheduled on December 6 to 9, 2013.

Application forms are available on NYC’s website at www.nyc.gov.ph. Application period deadline is on April 12. (NYC/PIA-Caraga)

Cebuano news: Presidente Aquino nalipay nga gibuhian na ang 21 ka mga Filipino peacekeepers didto sa Syria

Ni Susil D. Ragas

SURIGAO CITY, March 11 (PIA) -- Mipadayag sa iyang dakong kalipay si Presidente Aquino sa dihang iyang nadawat ang balita kagahapon nga gibuhian na ang 21 ka mga Filipinong peacekeepers nga gidagit didto sa Syria upat na adlaw ang milabay, sumala ni Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte.

Matud ni Valte ang mga opisyales sa Pilipinas hugot karon nga nakigkoordinar sa ilang mga conuterparts didto sa United Nations alang sa pagahimoong sunod nga lakang alang sa mga gibuhiang mga bihag.

Matud pa niya, nga dako gyud ang kabalaka sa Presidente sa kahimtang sa 21 ka mga Filipino ug dako gyud ang kalipay niya sa dihang nadawat ang maong balita sayo sa buntag kagahapon nga sila gibuhian na ug luwas na kini.

Dugang pa niya nga ang mga opisyales sa Pilipinas hugot nga nakigkoordinar sa UN kung sila palion ba o kinahanglan pa nilang humanon ang ilang tour of duty o kung unsay sunod mahitabo kanila. (RER/SDR/PIA-Surigao del Norte)