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‘Mario’ aftermath: Gov’t brings relief to Ilocos, to restore power in 4 days


Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Monday met with officials of Ilocos Norte and Ilocos Sur provinces, areas placed under states of calamity, following the onslaught of Tropical Storm “Mario” (international name: Fung-Wong), to discuss government efforts to help typhoon victims.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

72,000 food packs remain undistributed in Iloilo City


Thousands of government food packs for survivors of last year’s Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Western Visayas were stored from weeks to months in warehouses in Iloilo due to delays in transporting the goods to affected communities.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

DILG gives P4.29M livelihood aid to 66 ex-communist rebels

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of the Interior and Local Government distributed on Sunday P4.29 million in livelihood assistance to rebel returnees and their families living in Bukidnon.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Ma caught on video hitting daughter detained by DSWD, to undergo psych tests


The mother who was caught hitting her 5-year-old daughter in a closed-circuit television camera footage in Grace Park, Caloocan City, on Tuesday, is now under the custody of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-National Capital Region and will undergo a psychiatric evaluation.

Posted: August 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

2 DSWD workers freed by kidnappers


Two workers of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) were freed by their abductors in Patikul, Sulu, on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »