This post has already been read 2004 times!
Power was restored in the southern Philippines Friday after a massive blackout left millions without electricity for hours, but officials warned of more outages due to ageing equipment. All of the Mindanao region, home to about 25 million people, regained power around 12.00pm (0400 GMT), 32 hours after lights went out before dawn Thursday, Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla said. The suspected cause of the region wide blackout was equipment failure at a high-voltage switchyard that utility officials said is about 26 years old. The breakdown triggered the automatic shutdown of a nearby government-owned hydro power plant that draws its power from a dam, and unleashed a cascading effect on other power plants across the region, utility officials said.
Apr 01, 2015 Comments Off on Super typhoon expected to weaken before reaching Philippines
Apr 01, 2015 Comments Off on Philippine leader says 'worst airport' now looking much better
Apr 01, 2015 Comments Off on Nissan launches its “Virtual to Reality” GT Academy here in the Philippines
Apr 01, 2015 Comments Off on Red-Hot Philippine Credit Card Promos For April 2015
Feb 01, 2017 Comments Off on More than 300,000 Filipinos illegally staying in the United States may face deportation.
May 08, 2016 Comments Off on Hopes and Prayers – May 9, 2016 Philippine Elections
Aug 24, 2015 Comments Off on Bureau of Customs told to explain P446-M X-ray machines program amid furor over balibayan box opening
Jul 03, 2015 Comments Off on Philippines halts ferry rescue as hopes for survivors fade
Oct 07, 2017 Comments Off on Filipino Oktoberfest held in ViennaThis post has already been read 1859408 times! Vienna, Austria, October 7, 2017 – Despite of the cold October weather, Pinays in traditional dirndl dresses (fluffy-sleeved dress topped by a peasant blouse that comes in various cuts which, depending on the inclination of the wearer, can go from...
Nov 25, 2016 Comments Off on Pinay Entrepreneur celebrates thanksgiving of fashion boutique in Vienna
Aug 15, 2016 Comments Off on Getting in touch with John and Marijo Eleazar
Aug 03, 2015 Comments Off on Visit to Medjugorje
Aug 03, 2015 Comments Off on Enjoying a day in Trogir, Croatia
Apr 03, 2016 Comments Off on CRAB MENTALITY AND FILIPINO IDENTITY
Jun 12, 2015 Comments Off on Remembering the day in 1898 – 117th Philippine Independence Day Celebration in Austria
Apr 02, 2015 Comments Off on Young blood
Apr 02, 2015 Comments Off on Coming to Austria
Apr 02, 2015 Comments Off on Filipino Values