He cited Batanes province
, which he said contributed only a small amount to the national treasury compared with the 'largest barangay in my district,' and yet received 'billions' of pesos in allocation during the past administration 'because the [former budget secretary] was from Batanes.
Romeo Ganal, weather forecaster of the PAGASA North Luzon Bureau, said based on their forecast track, Helen is not expected to make landfall in the country however, it may affect the northernmost part of the country, including Batanes province
which was heavily devastated by Typhoon Ferdie recently.
PAGASA said that "Ineng" is moving west northwest at 7 kilometers per hour (kph) as it remains a threat over Cagayan, particularly in Batanes province
5 in magnitude struck three minutes apart in Batanes Province
, northern Luzon on Thursday, Phivolcs said.
0 degrees East) 750 kms east northeast of Itbayat municipality in Batanes province
The new destinations include Basco in the Batanes province
of the Philippines to be launched on May 1; Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on May 2; Darwin, Brisbane, and Perth in Australia on June 1; Guangzhou in China on June 2; Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates on October 1; Dubai in the United Arab Emirates on November 1; Doha in Qatar on November 1; and Riyadh, Jeddah, and Dammam in Saudi Arabia on December 1.
Edgar Manda, general manager of Ninoy Aquino International Airport, said the plane was on its way to Laoag, some 410 kilometers north of Manila, and was to proceed from there to Basco in northernmost Batanes Province
Meanwhile, the weather bureau issued a warning for the possibility of another typhoon, which may be spawned off the northern Philippines Batanes Province
and hit the Philippines within the next 24 hours.
In Batanes province
, Sunday morning started with 13.
The typhoon is expected in the vicinity of Isabela, Cagayan province on Sunday morning (May 10) and 100 kilometers north-northeast of Basco, Batanes province
on Monday morning (May 11), PAGASA also said.
The 44-seat passenger plane was on its way to the northern Philippine city of Laoag, some 410 kilometers north of Manila, and was then to proceed to Basco in the northernmost Batanes Province
If paradise means clean air, no traffic and a quaint peaceful drug-free community, then that's the description for Itbayat, the northernmost island town in Batanes province