By Carmel Loise Matus
, Joey A. Gabieta
, Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
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.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
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.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
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.
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
, Julie M. Aurelio
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.
By Riza T. Olchondra
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.