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‘Yolanda’ rehab plans welcome but execs say: Please hurry up

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It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.

Posted: July 30th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Public told: Take the fish you need, let go of the rest

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The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) has warned of a possible shortage of fish products, if the catching of fish uncaged during the onslaught of typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun) is left uncontrolled.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Classes resume in 25,000 schools affected by “Glenda”

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Classes in at least 25,000 schools affected by typhoon “Glenda” (international name Rammasun) have resumed with a few resorting to makeshift learning spaces in lieu of damaged classrooms and lecture mergers.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Glenda’ deaths inching toward 100

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Firemen remove the branches from a fallen tree which fell on two cars at the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) which battered Makati city, east of Manila, July 16, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

The official death toll from Typhoon Glenda could reach 100 with 94 listed dead and six still missing, mostly in the Southern Tagalog and Calabarzon regions, authorities said on Sunday.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Think of it as romantic dinner for next 2 weeks in S. Luzon

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A Filipino resident uses a candle while eating outside their house in suburban Quezon City on Thursday July 17, 2014 a day after strong winds from Typhoon Glenda toppled several electric posts and infrastructures in its path. Eating dinner by candle light or kerosene lamp will be the norm for many people in the Bicol Region, Quezon province, Calabarzon and parts of Pampanga province until early next month.  AP PHOTO/AARON FAVILA

Eating dinner by candle light or kerosene lamp will be the norm for many people in the Bicol Region, Quezon province, Calabarzon and parts of Pampanga province until early next month.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

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