(PAGASA 24-HOUR PUBLIC WEATHER FORECAST as of Monday, 27 May 2024) At 3:00 AM today, the center of the eye of Typhoon "AGHON" {EWINIAR} was estimated based on all available data at 95 km East of Baler, Aurora (15.6°N, 122.5°E) with maximum sustained winds of 140 km/h near the center and gustiness of up to 170 km/h. It is moving North Northeastward at 10 km/h. Southwesterly Windflow affecting the western section of Southern Luzon and Visayas. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—˜π—”π—§π—›π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, Agusan del Sur, Dinagat Islands, Surigao del Norte and Surigao del Sur will experience partly cloudy to cloudy skies with isolated rainshowers or thunderstorms due to Localized Thunderstorms. Possible flash floods or landslides during severe thunderstorms. 𝗙𝗒π—₯π—˜π—–π—”π—¦π—§ π—ͺπ—œπ—‘π—— 𝗔𝗑𝗗 π—–π—’π—”π—¦π—§π—”π—Ÿ π—ͺπ—”π—§π—˜π—₯ π—–π—’π—‘π——π—œπ—§π—œπ—’π—‘: Light to moderate winds coming from South to Southwest will prevail with slight to moderate seas (0.6 to 2.5 meters).

Saturday, October 11, 2014

SurSur DTI eyes success in consumer welfare month celebration

By Greg Tataro, Jr.

TANDAG CITY, October 11 (PIA) – The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) headed by Officer-In-Charge (OIC) Provincial Director Romel Oribe remains firm with all the activities lined-up for the Consumer Welfare Month celebration this October get done.

According to Manny Disca, DTI Consumer Welfare Division (CWD) chief, after the success made during the opening day, with the motorcade marking the month-long affair, together with the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) and the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), former National Statistics Office (NSO), other key undertakings stay as set.

He confirmed the holding of Symposium with Smart & Globe and the conduct of series of monitoring of wet market, LPG & gasoline, appliance, and Christmas lights dealers.

However, the quiz bowl was reset on a later date, Disca advised.

Meanwhile, the free sales promo permit dubbed as “Gasa sa Masa” and the streamers hung on display with the theme “Sapat na Impormasyon: Susi sa Wastong Paggamit ng Enerhiya,” stay on for the whole duration of the celebration, he stressed.

The Consumer Education Seminar/Consumer Net Meets the Public” on October 27 is going to seal the annual celebration, it was learned. (NGBT/Radyo ng Bayan/PIA-Surigao del Sur)

Cebuano News: Provincial AIDS Council gimugna

By Mary Cheryl Sabandal-Monoy

BUTUAN CITY, Okt. 11 (PIA) - Agi’g tubag sa nagkadaghang Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) / Acquired Immuno – Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) nga kaso sa Agusan del Norte, gisugdan kaniadtong August 26, 2014 ang Provincial AIDS Council ubos sa pagpanguna ni Gobernador Ma. Angelica Rosedell M. Amante – Matba ug Provincial Board Member Rey G. Jamboy isip Co-Chairman.

Matod pa sa Department of Health (DOH), adunay 123 na nga kaso sa HIV/AIDS sa Caraga Region ang nahitala sugod pa kaniadtong tuig 1995 ug ang pinaka-una nga kaso nadiskobre sa lungsod sa Carmen, Agusan del Norte. ?Sumala sa pinaka-latest nga datus kaniadtong April 2014, adunay 9 kabuok nga kaso diri sa probinsya: 5 sa Buenavista, 1 sa Carmen, 1 sa Nasipit ug 2 sa Magallanes. Aduna usa’y 50 nga kaso sa HIV/AIDS sa Butuan City.

Anaa sa 15 – 24 ug 25 – 34 years old nga age group ang kasagarang natapnan sa HIV/AIDS pinaagi sa pakighilawas sa nagkalain-lai’ng sex partners (promiscuity), Men having Sex with Men (MSM), bisexuals, transvestites, gays ug lesbians.

Aron mamahimong ligal ang tanan base sa Republic Act 8504 o “An Act Promulgating Policies and Prescribing Measures for the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS in the Philippines, Instituting a Nationwide HIV/AIDS Information and Educational Program, Establishing a Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Monitoring System, Strengthening the Philippine National Council, and for Other Purposes”, nagkamulo pa og panday ang maong konseho sa himuong balaod alang niini, naghimo og mga plano, aktibidad ug uban pa nga mga lakang aron mahunong na ang pagdaghan sa kaso sa HIV/AIDS sa probinsya. Mao kini ang nangahisgutan sa ikaduhang miting sa maong konseho kaniadtong Oktubre 9, 2014 sa PEEDMO Conference Room lakip na ang pagpirma sa Pledge of Commitment sa mga miyembro niini.

Aduna usa'y himuong grand launching sa Provincial AIDS Council sa December 1, 2014 atol sa World AIDS Day didto sa lungsod sa Nasipit sa katugutan sa mga opisyal niini. (LGU-Agusan del Norte/PIA-Agusan del Norte)