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‘Yolanda’ rehab plans welcome but execs say: Please hurry up

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It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Using music to overcome storm trauma

MUSIKGARTEN uses music to stimulate the brain development of children as well as help them recover from the trauma caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Social worker Evelyn Mae Maceda trembles in panic whenever she hears news of a coming typhoon. Even a drizzle will agitate her 1-year-old son, Khyrone Breve.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Two senators of two minds on DAP

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Alan Peter Cayetano and Teofisto Guingona III INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

“Where are the projects purportedly funded through the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) for the survivors of Super Typhoon ‘Yolanda?’”

Posted: July 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Tacloban airport closed for a day due to potholes

THE DANIEL Z. Romualdez Airport in disarray two days after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck in November last year. LITO TECSON/CDN

At least 2,000 passengers were stranded on Wednesday after they were caught by surprise by the closure of the biggest airport in Western Visayas.

Posted: July 10th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Hundreds stranded as Tacloban airport shuts down

The Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

At least 2,000 people were stranded on Wednesday when the biggest airport in Eastern Visayas closed down without prior notice.

Posted: July 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »