#WalangPasok | October 16, 2017 - Suspension of classes updates due to transport strike



Due to the nationwide transport strike, some LGUs and schools have declared the suspension of classes on Monday, October 16, 2017.

Here's the list of areas and schools where class suspensions have been announced, as of October 13:


On Sunday, October 15, Malacañang announced that classes at all levels in public and private schools nationwide, as well as work in government offices, will be suspended on Monday, October 16.

Malacañang said the announcement is based on Memorandum Circular No. 28

Bagyong ODETTE Update, Forecast, Storm Signals and Track (Sept. 13, 2017) | #OdettePH



Bagyong ODETTE Update, Forecast, Storm Signals and Track | #OdettePH

Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) said on Wednesday, October 11, that the low pressure area spotted northeast of Borongan City, Eastern Samar has developed into a tropical depression and was named Bagyong Odette.

Here's the weather update on Bagyong ODETTE from the state weather bureau.

October 13, 2017

" TROPICAL STORM "ODETTE" IS NOW OVER THE COAST OF ILOCOS SUR."

According to the weather advisory of PAGASA, issued at 11:00 a.m., Bagyong Odette, at 10:00 a.m., was estimated based on all available data at 45 km West of Sinait, Ilocos Sur(17.6°N, 120.0°E) with maximum sustained winds of 75 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 100 kph.

It is forecast to move West Southwest at 24 kph.


Bagyong Odette: Public Storm Warning Signals

Areas with public storm warning signal (Issued at 11:00 a.m., Friday, 13 October 2017):
Signal NO. 5 (winds of more than 220 kph may be expected in at least 12hrs.)
  • None.
Signal NO. 4 (winds of 171-220 kph are expected in 12hrs.)
  • None.
Signal NO. 3 (winds of 100 km/h (62 mph) to 185 km/h (115 mph) are expected within the next 18 hours)
  • None.
Signal NO. 2 (winds of 60 km/h (37 mph) to 100 km/h (62 mph) are expected within the next 24 hours)
  • Ilocos Norte, Batanes, Babuyan group of Islands.
Signal NO. 1 (winds of 30 km/h (19 mph) to 60 km/h (37 mph) are expected within the next 36 hours)
  • Cagayan, Abra, Kalinga, Apayao, La Union, Ilocos Sur, Mountain Province, Benguet, Ifugao, Pangasinan.
Classes in the affected areas shall be automatically cancelled or suspended once the PAGASA raised the following storm signals: 1) Signal No.1, public and private pre-school and kindergarten classes; 2) Signal No. 2, public and private pre-school, kindergarten, elementary and high school classes (including Senior High School); and Signal No. 3, classes in all levels. - DedEd

Track of Bagyong Odette

(Issued at 11:00 a.m., Friday, 13 October 2017)

Forecast Positions/Outlook of Bagyong Odette

(Issued at 8:00 a.m., Friday, 13 October 2017)
24 Hour(Tomorrow morning):
490 km West of Sinait, Ilocos Sur (OUTSIDE PAR)(17.6°N, 115.8°E)
48 Hour(Sunday morning):
1,010 km West of Calayan, Cagayan (OUTSIDE PAR)(18.7°N, 111.9°E)
72 Hour(Monday morning):
1,470 km West of Calayan, Cagayan (OUTSIDE PAR)(19.5°N, 107.5°E)

Video: Bagyong Odette Public Weather Forecast

DOST-PAGASA: Press Briefing: Tropical Storm "#ODETTEPh" 11AM Friday October 13, 2017


Updates: Bagyong Odette

For latest updates, kindly check below the Tweets about "#OdettePH".



[Source: PAGASA]

Results: Naval Architect & Marine Engineer October 2017 Board Exam (List of Passers, Topnotchers)



The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the official results of October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Licensure Examination on Monday, October 9, 2017.

The examination was conducted by the PRC on October 2, 3 and 4 in the city of Manila.

A total of 51 out of 117 examinees passed the October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Board Exam, according to PRC (via PRC Website).

Topnotchers: October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Licensure Examination

JAYVIE ORBESO ALBARANDO, a graduate of UNIVERSITY OF CEBU, ranked first in the October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Board Exam with a rating of 89.80 percent.

The successful examinees who garnered the 10 highest places in the October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer board exam are the following:

To download the October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Board Exam Topnotchers, please click here or here.


List of Passers: October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Licensure Examination

The list of passers of the Naval Architect & Marine Engineer October 2017 Board Exam:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
NAVAL ARCHITECT AND MARINE ENGINEER Licensure Examination
Held on OCTOBER 2, 2017 & FF. DAYS
Released on OCTOBER 9, 2017

Seq. No. N a m e
1 ABAPO, PAUL ISMAEL RUBLICA
2 AGUIRRE, ALLAN VALDEZ
3 ALBARANDO, JAYVIE ORBESO
4 ALIÑABON, LUIGI CARBONERO
5 ARCILLAS, LENDON SAQUEZ
6 BALOBO, KEVIN ABELLA
7 BARBA, JERSE DENISE MARIELLE CARVAJAL
8 BONGABONG, CARL JOSHUA MAGISTRADO
9 BONTOR, KIT BONIEFEL ALMONTE
10 BUESING, RACHEL ERICA GUILLERO
11 BULING, MAUREEN YUKU CORAL
12 DACONG, CONRADO JR RASCO
13 DE LA TORRE, LEONARD MICHAEL BATAC
14 DELA CRUZ, MARCO COMBISTA
15 DUNQUE, RANDY JR LLENES
16 EMNACE, KC RARE BALIQUIG
17 ENAD, BRYLLE LARIDA
18 EREVE, BRYAN NONIE CASTRO
19 FERNANDEZ, JAMES ANTHONY BATO
20 GALANG, NIKKI TUBURAN
21 GAVITO, CHRISTIAN REY FACTURAN
22 GRUTA, RALPH MIGUEL CANIMO
23 HABAY HABAY, ARVIE ROSE ALBA
24 LAPE, JOHN KARL
25 LEE, KING ROGER ROGERO
26 LIPURA, JOHN PAUL VILLANUEVA
27 MABALLO, CARLO JAYSON GOLGOTA
28 MAGBOJOS, LESTER CARINGAL
29 MANGUBAT, REANNE PIL
30 MINO, EUGEN JOSOY
31 MOLINO, JOHN CARLO TENORIO
32 NODALO, CHRISTAKHIS NIÑO LIMJAP
33 OROZCO, CEZAR MAYORMITA
34 PERNITES, LYNDON HANZ PITOGO
35 PUGOY, KHIMBERLIE ANN MANANGAN
36 ROSIT, JUSTINE JUDE NARZOLES
37 SASIL, BRAD KENDALL LONZAGA
38 SATINITIGAN, JOHAN KENEITH ROTA
39 SATURRE, APPLE LAPASANDA
40 SIGUA, CRIZEL ABANDO
41 TABERNERO, RANDOLPH DIEZ
42 TALLE, CHARISSE IVY CONDRILLON
43 TAMPUS, JED FRANCIS PINO
44 TAMPUS, JONATHAN PETER SOROÑO
45 TELLO, KENNETH MHELBON TAPIC
46 TIPLES, ISAIAH JAMES SARCENO
47 TOLERAN, ESMERALDO III BACALANDO
48 TUMULAK, JOCHELLE POTOT
49 VELASQUEZ, ROME CHARLES ANDRADE
50 VENTOLERO, LESLIE HAZEL BAEL
51 VILLAHERMOSA, VINCE ALEX ENTOMA
NOTHING FOLLOWS----------------------
To download the October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Board Exam List of Passers, please click here.

The Board of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering who administered the October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Board Exam are Engr. William B. Hernandez and Engr. Edward B. Cruz.

Starting October 10, 2017, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:

  • Notice of admission
  • duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • 2 pieces passport size pictures (colored with white background and complete nametag)
  • 2 sets of metered documentary stamps

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the mass oathtaking of the successful examinees in the October 2017 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Licensure Examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC said.

During the last examination conducted last October 2016, a total of 38 out of 99 examinees passed the Naval Architect & Marine Engineer board exam, PRC announced.

JUAN JULIAN RINDOLE BALINGBING topped the October 2016 Naval Architect & Marine Engineer Board Exam with a rating of 88.60%.

Results: Certified Plant Mechanic September 2017 Board Exam (List of Passers, Performance of Schools)



The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the official results of September 2017 Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

The examination was conducted by the PRC on September 28 and 29 in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao and Lucena.

A total of 31 out of 105 examinees passed the September 2017 Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exam, according to PRC (via PRC Website).



List of Passers: September 2017 Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination

The list of passers of the Certified Plant Mechanic September 2017 Board Exam:

Roll of Successful Examinees in the
CERTIFIED PLANT MECHANIC LICENSURE EXAMINATION
Held on SEPTEMBER 28 & 29, 2017
Released on OCTOBER 3, 2017

Seq. No. N a m e
1 AMAT, ALFONSO GRATUITO
2 BASA, JOSELITO RODENAS
3 BLANCO, JOSELITO ESQUILLO
4 CABATBAT, ARNOLD ASUNCION
5 CADAVID, ELLEZER NAGALES
6 CORNELIO, ARNOLD PEREZ
7 DE LA PEÑA, CHRIS EMMANUELLE CAHANAP
8 ESCAYO, MARK ANTHONY MONTAJES
9 FACUNDO, FREDDIE SALACOT
10 GONGON, BERNARDINO MENDOZA
11 GONZALES, RANDOLPH CUENTO
12 HILARIO, IAN CHRIS STO DOMINGO
13 ISLA, FRANKLIN III NOTARTE
14 LABIS, RAFFY LUMASAG
15 LIBANAN, KERBY LAGRIMAS
16 LLENES, ALJUN RIVERA
17 LLOREN, KYNETH OLIVEROS
18 LUCAGBO, JAN RHEY TUBIANO
19 MONTEREY, JOSEPH ESPINAR
20 NAVERA, ELMO CAMBUSA
21 NEPOMUCENO, BRYAN LOGMAO
22 PAHUNANG, CRIS EDMUND BABALO
23 PALDENG, ARLAN ALCANTARA
24 PON-AN, ALJHON TAPAWAN
25 PONGASE, ALJOSEPH HORTELANO
26 PONTANOZA, CHRISTIAN CUSTODIO
27 SILABAY, MANNY YANLYN
28 SOSA, RELLY MATEO
29 SULISA, EXCEQUIEL MERCADO
30 TIORO, ADONIS JABIEN
31 TUY, ALEO ENRIQUE
FOLLOWS----------------------
To download the September 2017 Certified Plant Mechanic Board Exam List of Passers, please click here.

Performance of Schools in September 2017 Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination

To download the September 2017 Certified Plant Mechanic Performance of Schools, please click here or here.

Certified Plant Mechanic board exam covered the following subjects: DAY 1 - Elements of Power Plant Machinery (30%) and Shop Machinery Practice (35%); DAY 2 - Elements of Industrial Plant Machinery (35%).

The Board of Mechanical Engineering who administered the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Board Exam are Engr. Jesus M. Redelosa as Chairman and member namely Engr. Fernando S. Guevara and Engr. Mirardo C. Malazarte, Jr.

From October 10 to October 13, 2017, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:

  • Notice of admission
  • duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • 2 pieces passport size pictures (colored with white background and complete nametag)
  • 2 sets of metered documentary stamps

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the mass oathtaking of the successful examinees in the September 2017 Certified Plant Mechanic Licensure Examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC said.

During the last examination conducted last March 2017, a total of 19 out of 39 examinees passed the Certified Plant Mechanic board exam, PRC announced.

Results: Mechanical Engineer September 2017 Board Exam (List of Passers, Topnotchers, Performance of Schools)



The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the official results of September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination on Tuesday, October 3, 2017.

The examination was conducted by the PRC on September 28 and 29 in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao and Lucena.

A total of 3,517 out of 5,098 examinees passed the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Board Exam, according to PRC (via PRC Website).

Topnotchers: September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination

JAY NELSON TALIP CORBITA, a graduate of XAVIER UNIVERSITY, ranked first in the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Board Exam with a rating of 92.20 percent.

The successful examinees who garnered the 10 highest places in the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer board exam are the following:

To download the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Exam Board Topnotchers, please click here or here.


List of Passers: September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination

The list of passers of the Mechanical Engineer September 2017 Board Exam:

To download the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Board Exam List of Passers, please click here.

Performance of Schools in September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination

To download the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Performance of Schools, please click here or here.

With 50 or more examinees and with at least 80% passing percentage, UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES-DILIMAN emerged as the top performing school in the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Board Exam as per Commission Resolution No. 2010-547 series of 2010, with 96.15% passing percentage or 50 out of 52 examinees passed the exam.

Mechanical Engineer board exam covered the following subjects: DAY 1 - Industrial and Power Plant Engineering (35%); DAY 2 - Mathematics, Engineering Economics and Basic Engineering Services (35%) and Machine Design, Materials and Shop Practice (30%).

The Board of Mechanical Engineering who administered the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Board Exam are Engr. Jesus M. Redelosa as Chairman and member namely Engr. Fernando S. Guevara and Engr. Mirardo C. Malazarte, Jr.

From October 10 to October 13, 2017, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:

  • Notice of admission
  • duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
  • 2 pieces passport size pictures (colored with white background and complete nametag)
  • 2 sets of metered documentary stamps

Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.

The date and venue for the mass oathtaking of the successful examinees in the September 2017 Mechanical Engineer Licensure Examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC said.

During the last examination conducted last March 2017, a total of 1,083 out of 1,904 examinees passed the Mechanical Engineer board exam, PRC announced.

BRYLLE PAHIMUTANG GILBUENA topped the March 2017 Mechanical Engineer Board Exam with a rating of 88.10%.


Chooks-to-Go finishes 5th at Champions Cup after a win over Mono Vampire



Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas finished fith place in the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup campaign after winning against Mono Vampire Thailand 89-79 on Saturday, September 30 in Chenzou, China.

Isaiah Austin came with 37 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and 6 blocks in the game leading the team to its victory alongside Kiefer Ravena who scored 18 points, while Jett Manuel had 13 boards.

The team had a sluggish start during the game but outburst on the 3rd quarter stretching the lead to 66-57 with 24-12 run.

On the other hand, former San Miguel Beermen import Mike Singletary once again recorded the Thai’s team high with 30 points and 12 rebounds, while his Fil-Am team mate Jason Brickman finished with 14 points, five boards, and six assists.

Lastly, Al Riyadi Lebanon were declared champion of the tournament after defeating China Kashgar 88-59 in th finals game on Saturday.


Video Highlights

The Scores:

Chooks-To-Go (89) - Austin 37, Ravena 18, Manuel 13, Jose 8, Cruz 7, Teng 4, Revilla 2, Torres 0, Tamsi 0.

Mono Vampire (79) - Singletary 30, Chanthachon 14, Brickman 14, Klahan 9, Apiromvilaichai 5, Sekteera 3, Phuangla 2, Samerjai 2, Sunthonsiri 0, Boonserm 0, Kruatiwa 0.

Quarterscores: 22-28, 42-45, 66-57, 89-79. Stats via FIBA.basketball.

Philippines vs. Thailand: Chooks-to-Go, Mono Vampire rematch for 5th place (Live Stream, TV Info and Time)



In the fifth and sixth place classification match, Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas set up a rematch against Mono Vampire of Thailand in the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup on Saturday, September 30.

Chooks-to-Go defeated Shabab Al Ahli-Dubai, 92-57, to reach the battle for fifth place.

Mono Vampire, meanwhile, beat Taipei Dacin Tigers, 92-89, to move to 5th/6th matchup.

The Philippines won against Thailand in the group phases, 115-102.

The game is scheduled to tip off at 12:15 p.m. Manila time. The game between Philippines and Thailand can be live-streamed at Sports5.ph, which has streamed all the games of Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas.

The live video is embedded below courtesy of Sports5 YouTube Channel.

The game will also air on TV5.

Chooks-to-Go defeats Al-Ahli Dubai in 5th to 8th classification (Video Highlights)



Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas defeated Al-Ahli Dubai, 92-57, in the 5th to 8th place classification games at the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup on Friday, September 29.

Kiefer Ravena scored 20 points and six rebounds to lead the Philippines. Isaiah Austin struggled with only 10 points, 8 boards and a block.

Almond Vosotros added 14 points and five boards while LA Revilla contributed 12 points.

Meanwhile, Qais Alshabebi heavy carried the Shabab Al Ahli recording 28 points and 13 rebounds on 12/35 shooting in 39 out of 40 minutes of action.

Following the win against the club from United Arab Emirates, Chooks-to-Go will face againt the Mono Vampire Basketball Club of Thailand in the 5th and 6th place classification.


Video Highlights

The scores:

CHOOKS-TO-GO PILIPINAS 92 - Ravena 20, Vosotros 14, Revilla 12, Jeric Teng 11, Austin 10, Tamsi 8, Cruz 7, Jose 6, Manuel 2, Torres 2, Jeron Teng 0.

SHABAB AL AHLI-DUBAI 57 - Alshabebi 28, Juma 9, Salem 8, Ashoor 6, Alabdulla 4, Balabed 2, Alblooshi 0.

Quarters: 19-13, 42-26, 64-45, 92-57. Stats via FIBA.basketball.

Philippines vs. UAE: Chooks-to-Go takes Shabab Al Ahli in classification (Live Stream, TV Info and Time)



Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas will take on Shabab Al Ahli - Dubai in the classification round of 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup.

The Philippines and United Arab Emirates (UAE) have been related to battle of 5th place after a loss in the quarterfinals.

Chooks-to-Go lost their quarterfinals against China Kashgar, while Shabab Al Ahli was routed by BC Astana.

The game between Chooks-to-Go and Shabab Al Ahli will be streamed live on Friday, September 29 at 4:45 pm on Sports5.ph.

The live video is embedded below courtesy of Sports5 YouTube Channel.

The game will also air on TV5.

Chooks-to-Go falls to China Kashgar, relagated to classification (Video Highlights)



Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas fell in their 5th game to China Kashgar, 86-70, in the FIBA Asia Champions Cup quarterfinals on Thursday, September 28 in Chenzhou Sports Center, Chenzou, China.

Import Darius Adams and Mugadaer Xirelijiang lead their squad’s win over Philippines, after scoring 23 and 20 points, respectively.

On the other hand, Isaiah Austin recorded a double-double of 16 points and 11 rebounds, Kiefer Ravena also chipping 16 points, while Carl Cruz and Jett Manuel added 10 markers each for Chooks-to-Go.

China made a fourth period outburst and stretched the lead with 14 three-pointers, which 11 3’s from Adams and Xirelijiang, while the Philippine team having only 5 out of 23 attempts beyond the arc.

The loss relegated Chooks-To-Go to 5th to 8th place classification round. They will go against Al Ahli Dubai at 4:45 p.m. on Friday, September 29.

China, meanwhile, will face BC Astana in the semifinals on the same day.


Video Highlights

The scores:

CHINA KASHGAR 86 - Adams 23, Xi Re Li Jiang 20, Yu 11, Wang 8, Makan 7, Sun M 6, Li 4, Tang 3, Liu 2, Sun T 2.

CHOOKS-TO-GO PILIPINAS 70 - Austin 16, Ravena 16, Cruz 10, Manuel 10, Jose 5, Torres 5, Jero. Teng 4, Tamsi 2, Vosotros 2, Revilla 0, Jeri. Teng 0.

Quarterscores: 24-17, 45-39, 68-57, 86-70. Stats via FIBA.basketball.