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Congress sends Obama bill to aid Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, speaks to Tatarstan regional leader Rustam Minnikhanov, back to camera, during a meeting at the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, April 1, 2014. Minnikhanov, who visited Crimea to attend a congress of Crimean Tatars, discussed their demands with Putin. AP

Congress sent President Barack Obama a bill on Tuesday to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to cash-poor Ukraine and punish Russia for its bold annexation of part of the former Soviet republic.

Posted: April 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Reduced cash aid


However one calls it, the seniors’ cash assistance given by the Cebu City government is valued by its recipients who use it to buy medicine, food, treats for their family, and other essentials to sustain their remaining days in this world.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in CDN - Opinion,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Kapwa extends aid to typhoon victims

After the widespread devastation brought by typhoon Yolanda in the Visayas, hundreds of thousands of families were left homeless, hungry and sick.

Posted: January 4th, 2014 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

UN shipping more relief goods to disaster areas


Fresh shipments of relief supplies are on their way to some of the places hit hardest by Supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan) as the UN refugee agency focuses on the most vulnerable sectors going into the second month since the emergency.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

City Hall employees get P20K calamity aid; none yet for PWDs

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CEBU City Mayor Michael Rama already received his P20,000 calamity assistance from the city on Monday.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

South Korea keeps its word, sends more than 500 soldiers to help Leyte town

Cebuanos and Koreans based in Cebu province wave Philippine flags to welcome the arrival of the 300 Korean soldiers at the Mactan Air Base on Friday. CARMEL LOISE MATUS/INQUIRER VISAYAS

Shouts of their battle cry “fighting” filled the air at the tarmac of the Mactan Air Base at 1:30 on Friday afternoon when 300 South Korean soldiers, in military uniform and backpacks, disembarked from a Korean Air plane.

Posted: December 27th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Capitol to maximize agri aid for farmers

THE Cebu provincial government will source funds and training from the national government and foreign agencies to provide assistance to the province’s farmers. The Provincial Board (PB) ordered the Provincial Agriculturist’s Office to apply for funding and training programs to the Department of Agriculture’s (DA) after learning that the province failed to do so in [...]

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Yoly victims who lost homes get DSWD aid

THE regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will provide cash assistance to families in northern Cebu who lost their homes to supertyphoon Yolanda.

Posted: December 1st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

PNP relief caravan to help ‘Yolanda’-stricken cops


The Philippine National Police (PNP) will create a separate relief caravan for policemen affected by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international codename: Haiyan).

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aid lack shows in Samar folk begging for food

A young man holds up what could be a sign of desperation among the people of Quinapondan in Eastern Samar, one of the areas that suffered the brunt of Supertyphoon “Yoland” but which has received little attention from the government. RAFFY LERMA

Children lined the highway here, begging for food and other provisions, and exposing the shortage of relief that the government and other sectors have been pouring into typhoon-ravaged areas of this region.

Posted: November 23rd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

PNP relaxes AWOL policy in Eastern Visayas


Despite their failure to report for days, policemen affected by Typhoon Yolanda will not be declared to have gone absent without official leave (AWOL), the Philippine National Police spokesperson said Wednesday.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Airlift extends lifeline to remote ‘Yolanda’ survivors


Helicopters dropped emergency supplies to desperate villagers as a growing global relief effort following the Philippines typhoon pushed beyond devastated towns and cities Monday towards remote island and mountain communities.

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aid flowing into Philippines typhoon zone


Aid workers, heavy equipment and relief supplies have begun flowing into regions devastated by Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

Posted: November 18th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
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  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
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  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
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  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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