Good morning. Here's what you need to know to today, Thursday (Nov. 5):
- Siony could intensify to typhoon strength and hit land in the Babuyan-Batanes area. It is also likely to stir rains in Bicol provinces that were devastated by Super Typhoon Rolly. Keep safe with this guide.
- Images have begun to emerge from Catanduanes, where Rolly leveled thousands of houses. The island is without electricity and restoration could take months. Here's how you can donate.
- Election Day in the U.S. ended in a cliffhanger, with both President Donald Trump and Joe Biden declaring victory. What does a Biden presidency mean for the Philippines? We asked a couple of analysts.
In case you missed it:
- COVID-19 tests will soon follow a price range or cap, based on an Executive Order from President Rodrigo Duterte, which means you shouldn't be worried about price swings.
- Good news for Maynilad customers, the Pangilinan-led utility is deferring tariff hikes in 2021.
- If you still don't have an AutoSweep RFID, applications must be submitted online first.
- We compiled a list of target completion dates for all the subway, rail and train extension works that will hopefully make your commute better in the next six years.