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LGUs told to stop violating law on solid waste

Sen. Loren Legarda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Sen. Loren Legarda has appealed to local governments to comply with Republic Act No. 9003 (Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000) as 576 open dumps are still operating after the law banned these in 2000.

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

October 15 a holiday in Bohol

This is how the
historic Loboc town
church looks now, a
year after a powerful
earthquake struck
Bohol province and
heavily damaged
or destroyed
hundreds of houses
and dozens of

In observance of the first anniversary of the 7.2 earthquake that brought Bohol to its knees, President Benigno Aquino III has declared Wednesday, October 15, a special non-working day in the province.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Facebook clue for lifestyle check on cops in C. Visayas


The social networking site Facebook holds an enormous amount of information about its more than a billion users worldwide, including what authorities say could be leads to the lifestyles of police officers and their families in the Philippines.

Posted: October 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Bantayan Island still not getting enough help from national government

After Yolanda Santa Fe

Ten months after Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) plowed through Central and Eastern Visayas, victims in the town of Santa Fe are still not getting enough help from the national government.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Pregnant women in ‘Yolanda’-hit areas still vulnerable to health risks


At any time in areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) in the Central Visayas region, a mother could be giving birth without a hygienic environment, clean water, sanitized tools, and the necessary medicine.

Posted: May 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »