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Cloudy skies in metro, Eastern Visayas due to LPA, says Pagasa

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MT Satellite image April 23, 2014, 7:32 am. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Cloudy skies with light to moderate rainshowers and thunderstorms are forecast in Eastern Visayas because of a low pressure area, the state weather bureau said Wednesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Five months after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” leveled large swathes of the Eastern Visayas, dead bodies continue to turn up.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Ex-storm may still bring rain–Pagasa

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PAGASA Cyclone Update on Domeng, 4:40 PM, April 7/noah.dost.gov.ph

The weather bureau has alerted residents in Eastern Visayas to possible flashfloods and landslides due to moderate to heavy rains brought by the low pressure area (LPA) formerly known as Tropical Depression “Domeng.”

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Roxas accused of using aid-giving to campaign for 2016

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Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II. INQUIRER.net file photo

Interior Secretary Manuel Roxas II was roundly criticized on Monday, for appearing to use the government’s rehabilitation of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan)-stricken areas to boost his candidacy in the 2016 presidential elections where he has been touted to be the ruling Liberal Party’s standard bearer.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Christmas in Lent: Roxas to give P4B for survivors

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas II.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Christmas came during Lent for the survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in the Visayas.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Romualdez eyes Senate seat in 2016

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Leyte Representative Ferdinand Martin Romualdez  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Leyte Representative Ferdinand Martin Romualdez said that he is now “open” on the possibility of running for a Senate seat in the 2016 national elections.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cargill to support coconut farmers in Yolanda-hit areas

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INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON FILE PHOTO

Nearly five months after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” nearly levelled everything in its path, one international agriculture company is set to lend a helping hand to those knocked down to their feet.

Posted: March 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

DPWH drops construction of last two bunkhouses

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways is no longer going to build the last two of 250 bunkhouses it had planned to put up for survivors of Supertyphoon Yolanda in Eastern Visayas.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Young ‘Yolanda’ survivor still groping for answers

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‘YOLANDA’ SURVIVOR Melvin Castro sits in the rubble of his home in Tacloban City where 18 of his family members were killed. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO/RAFFY LERMA

The search for the answer to one question keeps him going. When Melvin Castro lost 18 of his relatives in the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” four months ago, the first question he asked God was, “Why did you spare me?”

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino makes pitch for gender equality

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President Benigno Aquino III. MALACANANG FILE PHOTO

To mark International Women’s Day on Saturday, Malacañang vowed to strengthen measures to combat violence against women and provide more opportunities for gender equality and empowerment.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More being driven out of work in ‘Yolanda’ wake

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At least 186 workers have sought the help of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Eastern Visayas for the release of their benefits after their companies shut down their operations due to the devastation caused by Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

In the know: What is People Surge?

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President Benigno Aquino III and Panfilo Lacson  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A petition, a snub and a red tag. A group of typhoon survivors went to Malacañan last Feb. 17, carrying a list of their demands to the government signed by 17,000 individuals.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DPWH builds 17 more shelters for ‘Yolanda’ survivors

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Bunkhouses. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Public Works and Highways has built another 17 bunkhouses for the survivors of Super Typhoon “Yolanda” in Eastern Visayas, bringing to 239 the total number of temporary shelters put up for the victims of the natural calamity.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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