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Unicef provides life-saving services to kids, families affected by ‘Ruby’

A Filipino man clears away debris from the remains of his damaged home as strong waves from Typhoon Hagupit battered a coastal village in Legazpi, Albay province, eastern Philippines on Monday, Dec. 8, 2014. AP

As Tropical Storm Ruby (international name Hagupit) wreaks havoc through the Philippines, Unicef is acting quickly to support the government’s response to the emergency, providing life-saving supplies and services for children and women in the areas hardest hit by strong winds and heavy rains.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Makati police train tourist area guards as back-up force

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El Chupacabra, one of the more visited bars in Burgos-Makati Avenue-Kalayaan Triangle area. POCHOLO CONCEPCION/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Makati police has beefed up its peace and security program at the Burgos-Makati Avenue-Kalayaan Triangle, a popular night-time entertainment spot in Makati as it started training security guards of every establishment to be part of its backup force.

Posted: May 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Foreign food aid drying up in North Korea

In this March 8, 2013 photo, North Koreans gather in a park in Pyongyang to dance to popular local music played on a speaker. A funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of April 2014,  no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. The report underscores the flight of international donors to countries with less political baggage and more willingness to let aid workers do their jobs. AP

A funding crunch for aid to North Korea has become so severe 500,000 rural schoolchildren are as of this month no longer receiving assistance and aid to millions more could soon dry up, according to a report obtained by The Associated Press. The report underscores the flight of international donors to countries with less political baggage and more willingness to let aid workers do their jobs.

Posted: April 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Russia promises support to ending Ukraine crisis

Pro-Russian gunman patrol a streets in downtown Slovyansk, Eastern Ukraine, Friday, April 18, 2014. AP

Russia’s foreign ministry on Saturday promised it would offer strong assistance to Ukraine to overcome its crisis, but emphasized that the ultimate responsibility for reducing tensions lies with Ukrainians rather than outsiders.

Posted: April 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Stroke patient with 5 children needs help

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Samiana

Robert Dazo Samiana, 40, who had been pulling double duty as a barangay tanod (watchman) and electrician on-call to support his live-in partner and their five kids, suffered a stroke when he arrived home from work on August 14.

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

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