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DAP mostly poured into no-impact spending – IBON

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The Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP) was not able to address the country’s most urgent socio-economic problems such as creating jobs and stimulating economic activity, research group IBON foundation said Thursday.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Glenda’ now out of Philippine Area of Responsibility—Pagasa

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This National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) image obtained July 15, 2014 and taken by the JMA MTSAT-2 satellite at 0730Z on July 14, 2014 shows Typhoon Rammasun (Glenda). AFP

Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) has left the Philippines’ Area of Responsibility (PAR) Thursday morning, the state-run weather bureau said in its latest weather bulletin.

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

Safety tips during and after a typhoon

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Typhoon Safety Tips

In the wake of Typhoon “Glenda’s” (international name: Rammasun) strong winds that battered Luzon, the Philippine National Police (PNP) issued safety tips to the public to avoid loss of life and minimize damage to properties.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Infographics,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino urged to move forward despite legal setback

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Inquirer columnist Randy David. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Despite setbacks from the Supreme Court (SC), President Benigno Aquino III was urged to continue “full steam ahead” and make the most of his sustained trust and approval ratings over four years.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Publication of DAP allocations list slammed as late, ‘not very helpful’

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Inquirer columnist Randy David. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang’s publication of a list of Disbursement Allocation Program (DAP) projects following the speech of President Benigno Aquino III was late and unclear, according to sociologist Randy David.

Posted: July 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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