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Roxas goes on aid blitz in ‘Yolanda’-ravaged areas

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Saturday capped a whirlwind three-day visit to areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda by leading the groundbreaking rites for two multimillion-peso infrastructure projects in his home province of Capiz.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Christmas in Lent: Roxas to give P4B for survivors

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Christmas came during Lent for the survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in the Visayas.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ victims in Aklan, Capiz rally

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Survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” on Tuesday held what they said was their version of the Stations of the Cross to protest the alleged delay and lack of help from the national government.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

2 rebels surrender in Capiz on eve of NPA’s 45th anniversary

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Two members of the New People’s Army (NPA) have turned themselves in to the military in Tapaz town, Capiz Province, a radio report said.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

100 days after ‘Yolanda,’ Capiz moves on

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FISHERMEN in Roxas City repair their fishing boats damaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” PHOTO COURTESY OF ROXAS CITY ASO

Traffic stood still in this sleepy city on the eve of Valentine’s Day. Capizeños came in droves to the province’s first complete and most modern shopping mall when it opened on Feb. 13, almost 100 days after Capiz province was hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Capiz reels from storm destruction

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FISHERMEN in Roxas City repair their fishing boats damaged by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.” PHOTO COURTESY OF ROXAS CITY ASO

Almost three months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” destroyed his boats, fisherman Norberto Ame has not yet returned to fishing.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Floods hit 54 villages in Capiz; boats prohibited from going out at sea

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Continuous rains since Monday triggered flashfloods in Capiz province submerging rice fields and rendering roads impassable.

Posted: January 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ rehab summit set for Capiz, N. Panay

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THOUGH barely visible from this vantage point, the destruction left by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” is   life-changing for residents of Olotayan, an island village of Roxas City in Capiz province. MARICAR CINCO/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

Various groups and sectors in Capiz will hold a summit next week to map out specific recovery and rehabilitation plans in the aftermath of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DSWD resumes cash dole in ‘Yolanda’-lashed Capiz

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Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has resumed the distribution of cash handouts to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in the 16 towns and one city of Capiz province in Western Visayas.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Capiz fishing industry also suffers beating

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Aside from massive devastation to houses and other infrastructure, Capiz province, including its capital, Roxas City, also suffered a beating to its fishing industry due to Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Senator Ejercito proposes 2-year tax freeze in ‘Yolanda’ hit areas

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Senator-elect Joseph Victor Ejercito. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator JV Ejercito is proposing a two-year moratorium on all kinds of taxes in areas hardest hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

Posted: November 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Victims in Antique, Capiz cry for help

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As national attention has focused on storm-battered Tacloban City, the cries for help are getting louder from survivors in less known towns that also suffered the brunt of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Antique, Capiz and Eastern Samar.

Posted: November 20th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

The latest on deaths, damage in Philippine typhoon

A young survivor uses a plastic cover to protect him from rain as he passes by a damaged Boy Scout statue at typhoon ravaged Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Here are the latest casualty figures and damage reports from the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan (local name: Yolanda) . All figures are preliminary and based on regional government officials and media reports.

Posted: November 12th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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