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DILG demands liquidation of P7M spent by ex-village execs


The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) said former village officials in San Antonio here failed to liquidate at least P7 million worth of government funds after more than a year since their terms ended.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

QC tightens regulations on sale of firecrackers

The Quezon City has issued guidelines on the sale of firecrackers to prevent the loss of lives or limbs during the New Year’s Eve revelry.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Southern Metro execs brace for ‘Ruby’

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay: "We are not taking any chances. We need to be ready for any eventuality." Inquirer file photo.

Saying they were taking no chances, some local government units in southern Metro Manila have begun preparing for the passage of Typhoon Ruby (international name: Hagupit).

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Sorsogon evacuees still reeling from trauma caused by Yolanda

BEACH WATCH Two children stroll on a beach in Magallanes town, Sorsogon province, as waves batter the shore just hours before Typhoon “Glenda” made landfall in the Bicol region. MARK ALVIC ESPLANA/INQUIRER SOUTHERN LUZON

A year after she survived the wrath of Supertyphoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan) the trauma brought by the typhoon still haunts Henedina Garlan.

Posted: December 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Pasay gets ready for ‘Ruby’

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MANILA, Philippines—Aiming for zero casualty, the Pasay City government on Friday started taking precautionary measures in preparation for the passage Typhoon “Ruby” over the weekend especially in flood-prone areas in the city.   Dennis Acorda, the city administrator and coordinator of the local government’s Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, said they have readied monitoring teams […]

Posted: December 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »