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Bohol mayor to Mar Roxas: Scold yourself

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. FILE PHOTO

A day after scolding mayors in Bohol for being unprepared to implement rehabilitation projects despite the availability of funds, Local Government Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II got an earful from one mayor who blamed the presumptive Liberal Party presidential candidate instead.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Bohol’s recovery from quake ‘slow’ as rebuild efforts hit snag

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Loay  church after  being heavily damaged by the October 15 earthquake that occured in the province 1 year ago. FILE PHOTO

On the day that marked the first anniversary of the 7.2 magnitude earthquake in the province of Bohol, Felix Dumay, a father of four, and his wife were given a new house.

Posted: October 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ recovery: From ‘it can’t be fixed’ to ‘we’ve done a lot’

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Richard Sandison, Emergency Response Manager for Plan International, believes the pace of rehabilitation in Yolanda devastated areas is going faster than the 2004 Aceh tsunami in Indonesia. He personally headed the relief work in Aceh for two years before working on the Yolanda rehabilitation project of Plan. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

Despite many criticisms that the recovery and rehabilitation of areas devastated by Supertyphoon Yolanda (international name:Haiyan), an international non-government organization said that the pace has actually been faster compared to other major disasters in the world.

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

Labrador ‘Bosh’ gets award

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Coast Guard working dog "Bosh" receives award from President Benigno Aquino. KRISTINE SABILLO/INQUIRER.net

It wasn’t President Benigno Aquino III who was asked for selfies this time around but a Labrador named “Bosh.”

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

The Bohol quake a year after and the ruins left behind

Church of Our Lady of Light, Loon Bohol after  being heavily damaged by the October 15 earthquake that occured in the province 1 year ago. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

On Oct. 15, 2013 at 8:12 a.m., a 7.5 earthquake, the deadliest in 23 years, devastated the provinces of Bohol and Cebu, killing 222 people and leaving in ruins centuries-old churches. Heavily damaged were the Church of San Pedro Apostol in Loboc, Church of Our Lady of Light in Loon, the Santisima Trinidad Parish in Loay, Our Lady of Immaculate Conception in Baclayon, Our Lady of Assumption Church in Dauis, St. Isidore the Farmer Church in Tubigon and the Santa Cruz Church in Maribojoc.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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