By Jucell Marie P. Cuyos
WHAT the earthquake had broken, this woman put together — a fitting example of resilience Right after the 7.2-magnitude earthquake last Oct. 15, this 52-year-old woman was so worried that the image of the Blessed Virgin Mary in the Sto. Niño Maharlika Chapel in barangay Tipolo, Mandaue City, was broken. Evangeline Garcia tried to repair [...]
By Bong Lozada
He may be too old to believe in Santa Claus, but President Benigno Aquino III still has wishes come Christmas. The country’s top executive said that he wishes for an end to disasters, natural or manmade, that devastated the country for the past three months.
By Frances Mangosing
Aftershocks continued to rattle Bohol, nearly two months after the powerful 7.2-magnitude quake devastated the province.
RELIGIOUS groups gathered yesterday for an interfaith prayer service for survivors of supertyphoon Yolanda and victims of the 7.2-magnitude earthquake last October 15.
As its contribution to the daunting task of rehabilitation after the Oct. 15 earthquake, Asociacion Benevola de Cebu Inc., which owns and operates Chong Hua Hospital, donated P1 million to the Cebu City government, according to a news release.
CITING the aftermath of the Bohol earthquake as a lesson, Education Secretary Armin Luistro urged school officials in the Visayas where “supertyphoon Yolanda” leveled school buildings to use “any available materials” to put up makeshift classrooms so they could resume classes as soon as possible. Luistro said the Department of Education’s experience in Bohol, which [...]
Citing the aftermath of the Bohol earthquake as a lesson, Education Secretary Armin Luistro urged school officials in the Visayas where Supertyphoon “Yolanda” leveled school buildings to use “any available materials” to put up makeshift classrooms so they could resume classes as soon as possible.
By Ramon Tulfo
Filipinos are being shown what indeed love is all about. Especially to those in places devastated by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake and Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”
By Jerry E. Esplanada
The Commission on Elections is “100 percent ready” for the holding on Nov. 25 of special barangay (village) elections in earthquake-ravaged Bohol and battle-scarred and flood-ravaged Zamboanga City.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
Groups opposing the construction of an P11.2-billion multipurpose megadam in Iloilo province have called for an earthquake impact assessment on the project in the aftermath of the massive devastation brought by the 7.2-magnitude temblor that ravaged Bohol and Cebu provinces.
The provincial governments of Pangasinan and Benguet are extending financial help to Bohol.
By Frances Mangosing
More than 3 million people were affected by the powerful earthquake that hit Central Visayas last October 15, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said on Thursday.
By Jhunnex Napallacan
Hundreds of classes in public schools in Central Visayas will have to be held in tents or shared classrooms after the Oct. 15 7.2-magnitude quake destroyed classrooms and school buildings in the region.