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Old Palo houses face another storm

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Residents try to hitch hike along a road with destroyed coconut trees in Palo town, Leyte province, central Philippines, on November 13, 2013, days after super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the city.  Thousands of people jostled and begged for seats on scarce flights out of the ruined city of Tacloban, where putrefying corpses compounded a growing health menace after one of the strongest storms on record killed thousands.   AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE

Houses, some century-old, in Palo town, Leyte, survived the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” but only to be threatened by demolition by the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH).

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Probe sought of land swap deal in Pangasinan school

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If ordered by the Department of Education, teachers and pupils of the Bayambang Central School will return to the old school campus, according to the president of the school’s Parents-Teachers Association (PTA).

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Tahderiyyah: Peace’s starting line

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EVELYN Sacurat observes her 3-year-old son, Rainier, accomplish  a learning exercise at the newly established Australian government-assisted Tahderiyyah on Durian Avenue, Barangay Madaum, Tagum City.      Photo: KENNY NODALO/ CONTRIBUTOR

Evelyn Sacurat sends her 3-year-old son, Rainier, to a Tahderiyyah (Islamic nursery school) in Barangay Madaum here, believing that the child will be better off in a preschool for Muslim children than in a regular nursery school.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

MRT-3 mess cited reason for fight vs new rail plan

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With the current mess surrounding the operation of the Metro Rail Transit (MRT-3), the militant peasant group Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) on Saturday called for the scrapping of the planned MRT-7 project.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

‘Pablo’ survivors plant seeds of new lives in resettlement site

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RESIDENTS of new houses in the San Roque resettlement project in New Bataan, Compostela Valley province, pose for a picture after planting calamansi outside their new house. The resettlement project is for survivors of Typhoon “Pablo.” Photo:FRINSTON L. LIM

Housewife Marilyn Regis was in high spirits as she clasped with both hands a lump of loose earth to cover the calamansi seedling she just planted in front of her new house.

Posted: October 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

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