DAVAO CITY—Muslim clerics in Lanao del Sur province and Marawi City are complaining about what they said was the lack of will of authorities to investigate irregularities surrounding the use of aid from Arab countries, which had led to the province and the city being blacklisted as aid recipients. Arab countries have been regularly [...]
By Carmel Loise Matus
MARIBOJOC, Bohol—Interior Secretary Mar Roxas has turned over P2.4 billion in additional funds to the provincial government to either rebuild or repair government offices and other infrastructure that were destroyed or damaged when Bohol province was hit by a
7.2-magnitude earthquake in October last year.
By Santiago R. Alcantara
Although Aila Manalang was born with thalassemia, a blood disease that requires lifetime blood transfusion, the thought of dropping out of school never crossed her mind.
By Tonette Orejas
A psychologist on Tuesday said families traumatized by the storm surges spawned by last year’s Supertyphoon “Yolanda” were not getting enough help to keep themselves sane because of the lack of psychologists who attend to their mental health.
Parts of the Philippines laid waste by Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) are showing signs of recovery six months later but years of work lie ahead, aid officials said Wednesday.