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Divers, resorts help save typhoon-stricken Malapascua Island

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CARPENTERS repair the classrooms damaged during the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in November 2013.  EVA MARIE GAMBOA/INQUIRER VISAYAS FILE PHOTO

Teachers of Logon National High School (LNHS) were having a meeting in a roofless classroom three days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck Malapascua Island in northern Cebu province on Nov. 8 last year when a foreigner approached them and asked, “Can I help?”

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In Bohol read-along, kids draw ‘safe’ places

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To the tune of Imelda Papin’s “Isang Linggong Pag-ibig,” children of Katipunan Elementary School narrated how the 7.2-magnitude quake that hit the province on Oct. 15 had transformed their learning place to debris and claimed the lives of four children.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Relief aid reaches island communities

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Ramil and Jessa Pepito had planned to slaughter a chicken and serve “tinuwang manok” (chicken cooked in broth) to celebrate the second birthday of their daughter, Sydney Faith, on Nov. 12.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bantayan: Roofless classroom

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A roofless classroom greeted day-care teacher Juliet Areglo the day after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” hit the island.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Prices double in devastated Leyte towns

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Prices of commodities have doubled since Supertyphoon “Yolanda” hit the towns of Merida and Isabel in Leyte province, prompting many of the towns’ residents to go to Ormoc City or even cross the sea to Cebu province to get much needed supplies.

Posted: November 17th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

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