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3 provinces count ‘Queenie’ damage

CHILDREN take comfort in each other after the abandoned truck they had been living in was washed away by floodwaters in Boljoon town, southern Cebu province, at the height of Tropical Storm “Queenie.” TONEE DESPOJO/CEBU DAILY NEWS

Residents and local officials of at least three provinces where Tropical Storm “Queenie” had passed are making an inventory of the damage left on farms, infrastructure and communities a day after the storm struck on its way out of Philippine territory.

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

Survivors on island still homeless


Will her family have a permanent home? Marlie Desabille is running out of hope.

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

Sign of confidence in Tacloban: Opening of SM store


A branch of a popular chain of grocery stores has opened here, raising optimism that the city is well on its way to recovery following the devastation brought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: November 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In Bogo, ‘Yolanda’ survivors find new homes livable


Nenita Verallo and her husband Apolinario will no longer have to be packed like sardines, sharing only one house with their nine children.

Posted: November 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Binay supporters back Roxas on issue of relief and rehab funds

Vice President Jejomar Binay and Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

Hounded by criticism of the slow pace of rehabilitation in places ravaged by Supertyphoon Yolanda, Interior Secretary Mar Roxas found unlikely defenders in two Iloilo mayors who supported his political archrival, Vice President Jejomar Binay, in the 2010 elections.

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