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20,570 Yolanda survivors still live in bunk houses, says archbishop

Bunkhouses constructed in Barangay (village) Sagkahan, Tacloban City, for the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Palo Archbishop John Du has expressed disappointment that there are still families living in bunk houses, almost a year after the onslaught of supertyphoon Yolanda (Haiyan).

Posted: October 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Navotas boy gets DSWD aid, accolade

YOUNG ACHIEVER  4Ps ‘model child’ Angelo Urbano Caigas addresses DSWD personnel during Monday’s flag ceremony. DSWD photo

An exceptional 12-year-old pupil from Navotas City is this year’s poster boy of one of the government’s poverty-alleviation programs in Metro Manila.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Aid pours in for robbed ‘pan de sal’ boy

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman

Government assistance continues to pour in for the 11-year-old pan de sal vendor whose traumatic encounter with a robber last week broke netizens’ hearts.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Fresh lava cascades down Mayon slope; volcanologists brace for eruption

In this handout photo taken on October 12, 2014 and released by Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) shows the crater of Mayon volcano spewing smoke as seen from the observation post in Legazpi City, Albay province, southeast of Manila. AFP

Volcanologists are now bracing for the eruption of Mayon Volcano after fresh lava cascaded down its slope.

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

DSWD targets ‘near-poor’ Filipinos

Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman FILE PHOTO

Who are “near-poor” Filipino families?

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »