Umiskor ang tropa ng militar matapos masabat ang bulto-bultong puslit na sigarilyo na nagkakahalaga ng P4.3 milyong sa isang checkpoint sa Brgy. Sangali, Zamboanga City nitong Biyernes ng gabi. Sa report ng Police Regional Office 9, bandang alas-6:40 ng gabi nang maharang ng mga sundalo ng 74th Infantry Battalion ng Philippine Army na nagbabantay sa checkpoint ang smuggled cigarettes sa Sitio Malasugat, Brgy.
More than a hundred days after she set up the first community pantry along Maginhawa Street in Quezon City, Ana Patricia Non said she could not stop helping those in need, as Metro Manila is placed on lockdown on Aug. 6.
THE Cebu City Government has appealed to the National Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF), through the Regional IATF, for the city to continue observing the current quarantine status under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ). The IATF has recommended to place Cebu City under modified enhanced community quarantine from August 1 to 15, 2021.
CALAPAN City Mayor Arnan Panaligan hinted that there may be cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant in the city. He said despite the strict implementation of the minimum health protocols, Covid-19 cases continue to surface in the city and the City Health and Sanitation Department cannot identify if these are caused by the Delta variant.
By Petecio favored against Irie in finals Lito delos Reyes PhilBoxing.com Petecio (L) and Erie (R). DAVAO CITY — Nesty “Nesh” Petecio of Santa Cruz, Davao del Sur is favored to win against Japan’s Sean Irie in the finals of the XXXII Olympic women’s featherweight (54-58kg) division set on Aug.
MANILA, Philippines – Individuals who were mistakenly given a different COVID-19 vaccine brand for their second dose have so far not reported any adverse effects, Health Undersecretary Maria Rosario Vergeire said on Saturday. The inadvertent mixing of vaccine brands was reported to have taken place in the Davao region and Mandaluyong City.
MANILA, Philippines – The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) has “no legal basis” to tax the earnings and rewards of Olympic gold medalist and weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz and other Olympic winners. Davao del Norte Rep. and former Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez said the BIR “incorrectly cited” provisions in the Tax Code and Republic Act No.
Who remembers Romeo Jalosjos Sr.? In 1997, the then congressman from Zamboanga del Norte was sentenced to life in prison for the rape of an 11-year-old. Despite his incarceration, Jalosjos managed to win in two subsequent elections while still behind bars, and then in 2009 was released and allowed to return to his family after receiving a commutation from former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.
(The Philippine Star) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Fast-food chain KFC has started the vaccination program for its officers and employees last July 23 at its head office in Roces, Quezon City. The company, in line with the directives from the Inter-Agency Task Force, prioritized its elderly staff, those with comorbidities, and frontline personnel in the vaccination.
Romina Cabrera (The Philippine Star) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said quarantine control points along the boundaries of the National Capital Region (NCR) Plus bubble were activated at 12:01 a.m. and will be in full implementation until after the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) has been lifted.
ANGELES City Mayor Carmelo Lazatin Jr. said he will set aside P2 million next year for the establishment of a weightlifting training facility in the city to produce more athletes in the caliber of Olympic gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz. The availability of a training facility for weightlifters will allow them to train locally, according to the mayor.
Jose Rodel Clapano (The Philippine Star) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The city government of Manila launched its COVID-19 drive-through vaccination facility at the Quirino Grandstand in Rizal Park yesterday. The facility, which is scheduled to operate from 7 a.m.
A complaint was filed before the Office of the President (OP) in Malacañang against actor-turned-Quezon City Rep. Alfred Vargas and his brother for allegedly using a government cash-for-work program illegally.
AS this paper’s editorial on Saturday discussed, the city of Dumaguete has been beset by a particularly unwise brainwave on the part of its mayor, Felipe Antonio Remollo, who apparently entered – or at least intended to – into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a Quezon City-based construction firm for the development of a P23-billion, 174-hectare reclamation project on the city’s waterfront.
Indie-influenced music duo reon based in Ormoc, Leyte is launching its debut single under Warner Music Philippines (WMP) dubbed “Back To The Times.” Formed in January 2020, singer-songwriter and producer Noah Alejandre and singer-songwriter Reanne Borlea decided to name their group by combining the first two letters of their first names-“reon” in Kanji means “beautiful sound.”
The announcement from the country’s flag carriers came after the Philippines government decided to extend its ban on travellers from 10 countries Commercial passenger flights from the Philippines to Dubai, operated by Philippine Airlines (PAL) and Cebu Pacific will remain suspended until the end of August, airline officials told Khaleej Times.
(The Philippine Star) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade has ordered the strict implementation of health and safety measures in public transport facilities as he led the pilot COVID-19 vaccination of transport workers at the Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) yesterday.
Mer Layson (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Nagsagawa ang Department of Transportation (DOTr) ng vaccination drive laban sa COVID-19 para sa mga driver at mga transport workers sa Parañaque Integrated Terminal Exchange (PITX) kahapon.
Ralph Edwin Villanueva (The Philippine Star) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – An area in Barangay San Antonio, Parañaque was placed under a five-day granular lockdown starting yesterday after several COVID-19 cases were reported in the area. Banner Garden Site in Fourth Estate’s lockdown will last until Aug.
Mga laro ngayon: (Ynares Sports Arena-Pasig) 2:00pm – Rain or Shine vs. Terrafirma 4:35pm – Phoenix vs. TNT SUSUBUKAN ng Rain or Shine na bumalik sa win-column laban sa Terrafirma sa first game ng binagong schedule ng PBA sa Ynares Sports Arena sa Pasig.
The game between San Miguel Beer and Barangay Ginebra has been postponed, reducing todays triple-bill into double-header as the PBA continues to impose what it calls precautionary measure intended to secure the safety of everyone in the face of danger thats still lurking.
Ginebra coach Tim Cone sees a good future for his former player Greg Slaughter with the NorthPort Batang Pier. NorthPort’s Greg Slaughter fires a jumper against former teammate Scottie Thompson in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City Friday, July 30. (PBA) Cone to
In line with President Rodrigo Duterte’s State of the Nation Address last Monday, here is the continuation of the Top 20 achievements by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) from July 2020 to July 2021, with efforts to enhance the global competitiveness of Philippine Cinema. 13.
HERAT: An Afghan police guard was killed on Friday when a United Nations compound came under attack in this city, officials said, as fighting raged between government forces and the Taliban on the outskirts of the western city.
DETROIT: Millions of Americans could find themselves homeless starting Sunday when a nationwide ban on evictions expires, even as billions in government funds meant to help them go untapped. The wave of evictions would come as the fast-spreading Delta variant has taken hold in the country and rental housing is in high demand in the hot real estate market.
Logistics consolidator 1Export, a multi-awarded start-up, is optimistic about hitting the P500-million revenue mark in the next 18 months following its highly successful performance in 2020 when every digital enterprise quantum-leaped into the future of e-commerce.
The world of industrial design would have missed the talent and inspiration of Cebu’s multi-awarded furniture designer and manufacturer, Kenneth Cobonpue, had he not defied his father’s wishes. Most likely, the man Time magazine touted as “rattan’s first virtuoso” in 2017 would be working on an office desk rather than designing one today if he didn’t follow his proverbial heart.
TOKYO: Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez thanked officials and staff of the sports agency for their enormous support to the country’s campaign in the Tokyo Olympics. “As the country basks in the glory and joy of our first Olympic gold, allow me to take this moment to congratulate each one of you,” Ramirez said in his July 30 letter addressed to PSC officials and employees.
If you are looking to add a little spice to your usual everyday meals, then Popeyes’ selection of items in the Cajun spicy menu will definitely satisfy your cravings. Start with Popeyes’ spicy fried chicken, which is always freshly prepared and marinated in Popeyes’ signature spicy chicken marinade, then hand-battered and breaded in their spicy crispy coating.
THE Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR), through its program Operations Plan (Oplan) Isda, has facilitated the shipment of 1.59 metric…
THE Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has recently distributed some P343,020 worth of Kabuhayan (Livelihood) Starter Kits (KSK) for carpentry…
THE remaining members of the New People’s Army (NPA) in the Zamboanga Peninsula have been advised to surrender and live a peaceful life together…
The outpour of love for Hidilyn Diaz, the first athlete to win an Olympic gold for the country, is overwhelming. As of July 31, 2021, the cash pledges have reached PHP50.5 million, the breakdown of which is: PHP10M fom the government PHP10M from Ramon S.
THE executive assistant of La Union Gov. Francisco Emmanuel Ortega 3rd filed an attempted murder complaint against an employee of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP), adding tension to the already tense political situation in the province.
Alson Asuncion and Binibini Patrizia Garcia Fashion designer Alson Asuncion of North Cotabato is convinced that Binibining Pilipinas 2021 semi-finalist Patrizia Garcia is his lucky charm! Since he dressed up the Patrizia, many people got interested in his creations. “When they found out tha
Russell Cadayona (Pang-masa) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Inaasahang aabot sa P50 milyon ang matatanggap na cash incentives ni weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz matapos kunin ang kauna-unahang gold medal ng Pilipinas sa Olympic Games ngunit hindi niya ito masyadong iniisip. “Hindi ko alam. Mas gusto kong kausapin iyong mga kaibigan ko.
ISYU AT BANAT! – Ed de Leon (Pilipino Star Ngayon) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am Nagulat kami at hindi agad naniwala sa balitang namatay si former MTRCB at PCSO Chairman Manoling Morato noong Biyernes ng hapon. Naghanap kami ng confirmation sa mga taong malalapit sa kanya pero wala.
PEACE-MAKER Perhaps not too many people know that before we became a pioneering businessman in the Middle East and North Africa in the 1970s until the early 1980s and then, with God’s blessing, a five-time Speaker of the House of Representatives, we were first and foremost a journalist. We belie
I wasn’t planning to write about my housing loan experience right after the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) last year, but I continue to receive queries until today. Because of my Facebook post on accrued interest payments in October 2020, four other clients with a similar experience from the same commercial bank asked me about the process for its reversal, so let me share my experience.
For many, dating websites have become indispensable tools for social and romantic interactions. Fortunately, accessing dating websites have become safer, but users of these site should be wary of one thing: “doxing.” According to cybersecurity firm Kaspersky, almost all dating websites are safe, but there are a few basic rules that users should follow so they won’t fall victim to doxing.
STRUCTURAL shifts in the global economy, such as digitization, are expected to persist even after the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic has been contained, according to a Citi executive speaking at the “The Manila Times 2021 Midyear Economic Report” online forum on Friday.
The Department of Health (DoH) said on Saturday that it would step up the vaccination of senior citizens against Covid-19 following a World Health Organization (WHO) warning of low inoculation rate among the age group in the country.
Dalawang linggo matapos yumao si dating Cebu Governor Emilio Mario “Lito” Osmeña, pumanaw din ang kanyang asawang si Annette nitong Sabado. Sa report, sinabi ng anak ng mag-asawa na si Mariano “Mimo”, pasado alas-7:45 ng umaga namatay ang kanyang ina dahil sa komplikasyon dulot ng coronavirus.
DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 31 July) – The Department of Health (DOH)-Davao reported 178 additional cases of COVID-19 variants in the Davao region, two of them Delta (B.1.617.2) in Davao City. This number brought to 265 the total cases of COVID-19 variants in the region as of July 31.
Schwaches Erdbeben Stärke 2.4 – Philippines Sea, 42 km südöstlich von Mati City, Philippinen, am Samstag, 31. Jul 2021 um 17:23 GMT
31. Jul. 17:40 UTC: Erste Meldung: PHIVOLCS nach 18 Minuten. Ich habe es nicht gespürt Datum und Zeit (Weltzeit): 31 Jul 2021 17:23:00 UTC – Ortszeit am Epizentrum: 01 August 2021 – 01:23 AM (PST) Magnitude (Stärke): 2.4 Tiefe des Erdbebenherds: 18.0 km Epizentrum geog.
Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 2.4 – Philippines Sea, 42 km SSE of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, Saturday, 31 Jul. 2021
31 Jul 17:40 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 18 minutos.
MANILA – Visiting Israeli health experts shared key methods that the Department of Health (DOH) should consider in treating Covid-19 patients.Dr. Guy Choshen, infectious diseases and Covid-19 specialist, said among the steps are the implementation of standard health care in DOH medical…
The global community of faithful led by the religious congregations and laity of the Apostolic Catholic Church (ACC) is set to bestow the highest honors to its founding bishop, the late patriarch, His Holiness + John Florentine L. Teruel, P. P.
A July 27 post by Facebook (FB) page DT echoed President Rodrigo Duterte’s wrong claim during his 2021 State of the Nation Address (SONA) that media giant ABS-CBN “still owe[s the] government billions” in unpaid taxes. This claim had been refuted by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) at least twice last year.
Lieutenant General Jose Faustino Jr says he wants to establish a Center for Self-Reliant Defense Posture to ‘protect the country’s interests from foreign control and promote limited dependence and outside support for our defense requirements’
Avoiding C5 is impossible if one does not want to pass through EDSA. But passing through C5 poses a more painful kind of danger to any animal lover. Seeing helpless, usually days-old kittens abandoned at the center island always breaks any cat lovers heart.
Janvic Mateo (The Philippine Star) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Quezon City government has launched a free and expanded testing program for workers in frontline and essential agencies, offices and businesses as part of its efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 in workplaces.
Mer Layson (Pang-masa) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Karumal-dumal ang sinapit ng tatlong miyembro ng isang pamilya matapos silang pagbabarilin ng isang ‘di kilalang lalaki na naka-face mask sa loob mismo ng kanilang condominium unit sa Brgy. Commonwealth, Quezon City kahapon ng madaling araw.
Mer Layson (Pang-masa) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – Arestado ang walong hinihinalang kasapi ng “kidnap for ransom group” habang matagumpay na nasagip ang dayuhang dinukot at tinangkang ipatubos sa kanyang pamilyang nasa China, sa ikinasang operasyon ng mga awtoridad sa Brgy. Holy Spirit, Quezon City kamakalawa.
MAAGANG pinagpaalam ni Carlo Paalam ang nakatapat na si Mohamed Flissi ng Algeria upang umusad sa huling natitirang walo sa labanan sa men’s flyweight (48-52kgs) division sa boxing competition ng 2020 Tokyo Olympics na ginanap sa Kokugikan Arena.
ANAA na sa 12,614 ang kinatibuk-ang ihap sa mga kaso sa coronavirus disease (Covid-19) sa Cagayan de Oro human nakatala kini og 139 ka mga bag-ong…
BARANGAY Carmen is still the village with the most number of active cases in Cagayan de Oro as of July 30, recording a total of 228 active cases.The…
I knew I would see it in my lifetime but I never imagined it hitting so close to my heart. I first met Hidilyn Diaz when we invited her to Cebu after she won a Silver Medal from the Rio Olympics. It was already her third Olympics then.
What will make vaccine skeptics change their minds? Vaccination advocates have struggled with this question, but now we know that one of the answers…
Love came disguised as fear. Professor Madrileña dela Cerna had a formidable reputation even among the terror teachers undergraduates love to parody…
STALL owners doing business at the Carbon Public Market in Cebu City were given certificates of award that would allow them to sell their products at the market’s Unit 2 building in Barangay Ermita. Around 161 certificates of award were given to the stall owners by the Cebu City government and Megawide Construction Corp.
Informe sismo: Sismo muy débil mag. 2.9 – Philippines Sea, 154 km SE of Davao City, Province of Davao del Sur, Philippines, Saturday, 31 Jul. 2021
31 Jul 13:00 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 13 minutos.
Dahil nakumpirma na ng Department of Health ang pagkakaroon ng local transmission ng lubos na nakahahawang Delta variant, nagpasya ang Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) na magpatupad ng mas maigting na hakbang para malabanan ang variant of concern at iba pang COVID-19 variants.
A logistics company owned by Dennis Uy bested three other firms to bag the contract for the procurement of deployment of election equipment, supplies and warehousing for the 2022 elections.
Wishy-washy was how you would place him from the very start. He will run, he will not run. That was for the presidency in 2016. With the filing of certificates of candidacy for that year’s elections being about to expire and with Rodrigo Duterte having, in fact, filed for candidate for mayor of Davao City, it looked as though his run for the presidency had gone kaput forever.
Dead on the spot ang ang rider at angkas nito sa motorsiklo matapos bumangga sa isang truck sa Barangay Guihing, Hagonoy, Davao del Sur, Huwebes ng gabi. Kinilala ng pulisya ang mga biktima na sina Crisnol Sulutan at angkas nitong si Ever Delatina.
The Philippine government says it will reimpose a strict lockdown in Manila next week following the detection of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus. Officials announced on Friday that the capital region will be under the toughest possible restrictions based on a four-level scale from August 6 to 20.
On Friday, Guard officials said leaders were still nailing down legal recommendations on which citizen soldiers would be affected by the new requirements. Officials said it appears the bulk of the Guard would eventually have to get the vaccine, when it is mandated.
MULTIMEDIA A woman reacts as she receives a jab of a COVID-19 vaccine at the drive-thru vaccination site located at the Quirino Grandstand in Manila on Saturday. The city government allotted 400 doses for people who were able to register successfully for the drive-thru site on its website.
After its successful debut last year, Teatro Europa returns for a second edition, this time featuring works from sixteen universities across the country. “Teatro Europa, The Second Edition” is set to stage 16 theatrical plays from different their university-partners, all showcasing Europe’s greatest plays.
Rhodina Villanueva (The Philippine Star) – August 1, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The controversial beach nourishment project for Manila Bay is set to be completed by October, an official said yesterday.
The OCTA Research flags increasing cases of COVID-19 in Cavite, Bulacan, Ilocos Norte, Cebu, and Cagayan de Oro. The Dept. of Health recorded 8,147 infections on Saturday, the second straight day that the country had over 8,000 new cases.
MANILA-The Philippines aims to boost its COVID-19 vaccine drive in Metro Manila and other areas, even amid tougher lockdowns, to stem the spread of the more contagious Delta variant, the Department of Health said on Saturday.
Malate and Ermita in Manila used to be the pre-war Forbes Park, where prominent clans lived and prospered. Premier universities stood there – Ateneo de Manila and Assumption College – apart from University of the Philippines, De La Salle University, St. Paul University and St. Scholastica University, which all stayed.
A CEBU City top cop confimed that starting 12:01 a.m. Sunday, August 1, 2021, police will start monitoring the city's border control points.Police…
Delta is here. In Cebu. In the last three weeks, deep down, we knew. After all, what could have fueled the surge? But for as long as we were told…
I know the national government is just trying to avert a disaster. The detection of the highly transmissible delta variant of the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the country has raised alarm bells, prompting it to resort to drastic measures to slow down the spread of the disease.
LOCAL police in Mandaue City are set to conduct random motor-stop operations, random checkpoints, and mobile quarantine border control as the city…
MANILA, Philippines-Looking dead in the water in the dying seconds of the contest, Barangay Ginebra’s two frontline stars conspired for back-to-back plays to lift the Gin Kings to a pulsating 87-85 victory NorthPort on Friday night. Christian Standhardinger scored on an off-balanced put-back at the buzzer to help the defending champions even their slate to […]
Powered by role players Nards Pinto and Alvin Pasaol, Meralco turned back Alaska, 89-80. for back-to-back victories and the solo third in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup on Saturday, July 31 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.
IPINAMALAS ni Nards Pinto na kabilang siya sa mga masasandigan ng Meralco Bolts sa pagtulong nito na maitala ang 89-80 panalo kontra Alaska Aces para manatili sa unahan ng ginaganap na 2021 PBA Philippine Cup sa Ynares Sports Center sa Pasig City kagabi.
Aabot sa P189,720.00 halaga ng shabu ang nasabat sa isang tulak ng iligal na droga matapos ang buy bust operation kamakalawa sa Pasig City. Nakilala ang suspek na si Omar Cader y Bagowan, 35, kabilang sa listahan ng drug watch list.
TNT made a triumphant return on Friday after being idle for more than a week in compliance with the PBA’s Covid-19 protocols. The Tropang Giga, however, goes back to action right away on Sunday, August 1, to test the mettle of Phoenix Super LPG at 4:30 p.m.
Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 2.6 – Philippines Sea, 89 km ESE of Bislig City, Philippines, Saturday, 31 Jul. 2021
31 Jul 11:40 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 12 minutos.
Слабое землетрясение маг. 2.6 – Филиппинское море, 89 km к юго-востоку от Bislig City, Филиппины, on 31 July 2021 – 07:28 PM (PST)
31 Jul 11:40 UTC: First to report: PHIVOLCS after 12 minutes.
Informe sismo: Sismo débil mag. 2.4 – Philippines Sea, 21 km SSE of Manay, Province of Davao Oriental, Philippines, Saturday, 31 Jul. 2021
31 Jul 11:55 UTC: Primero en informar: PHIVOLCS después de 51 minutos.
Kalinisan ng mga istasyon ng pulis, ipinag-utos ni PNP Chief Eleazar upang maiwasan ang pagkalat ng Delta variant | RMN Networks
Ipinag-utos ni Philippine National Police (PNP) Chief General Guillermo Eleazar na panatilihin ang kalinisan ng mga istasyon ng pulis upang maiwasan ng pagkalat ng COVID-19 Delta variant. Ito ay matapos umabot sa 82 personnel ng Talipapa Police Station sa Quezon City ang nahawaan ng COVID-19 at pag-lockdown na rin ng istasyon ng pulis sa Iloilo […]
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The Meralco Bolts leaned on the clutch shotmaking of rookie Alvin Pasaol as they repulsed the Alaska Aces, 89-80, in the 2021 PBA Philippine Cup on…
CEBU CITY, Philippines – Megawide Construction Corp. will not be shying away from a Congressional probe on the development of the Carbon Market. Louis Ferrer, Megawide’s executive director for infrastructure, said that should the probe push through, they would cooperate willingly.
John Bryan Ulanday (The Philippine Star) – July 31, 2021 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – TNT has not lost a beat despite a long hiatus, running away with a 79-69 victory over Rain or Shine in the 46th PBA Philippine Cup at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City.
Bee Information Technology PH Inc. opened the Philippines’s largest telco-neutral data center which consists of 3,000 racks spread across three floors of a building in Pasig City. The center offers telco-grade and tailored services to companies. Beeinfotech PH’s objective is to propel the digital transformation of businesses by delivering resilient and flexible IT solutions.
Davao City – Taliwala sa pandemya nagpadayon ang kampanya sa City Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (CDRRMO) sa pagbansay sa publiko sa mga angayang himuong pagpangandam sa mga dili matagnang linog ug uban pang katalagman. Sa interbyu sa DXDC RMN Davao kang Alfredo Baloran, CDRRMO chief nagpahigayon og ikalimang city-wide earthquake drill ang syudad […]