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More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found


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 »

31 dead in Holy Week incidents—NDRRMC

Penitents flagellate themselves while another carries a wooden cross as part of Lenten observance in Angeles City, Pampanga province, north of Manila on April 17, 2014.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Amid the solemn commemoration of the Lenten season the past week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) reported that 31 deaths occurred from April 16 to April 21.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

12 dead, 96 injured in Holy Week accidents–NDRRMC


At least 12 were reported dead while 96 were injured so far during this Holy Week, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Domeng’ weakens; blue alert still up

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

As Tropical Storm “Domeng” drew closer Monday to Philippine soil, alert levels were also up in preparation for the fourth weather disturbance to hit the country in 2014.

Posted: April 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ death toll continues to rise 4 months after disaster

‘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

Over 120 days after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” wreaked havoc in the Visayas, more bodies were recovered as the death toll rose to 6,268.

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Lacson to proceed with rehab of ‘Yolanda’-hit areas sans NDRRMC report

Former senator and now rehab czar Panfilo Lacson was guest of honor and keynote speaker at the PMA Alumni Homecoming on Saturday, Feb. 15. / FRANCES MANGOSING/INQUIRER.net

Presidential Assistant on Rehabilitation and Recovery Secretary Panfilo Lacson said they won’t wait for the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council to finish its post-disaster assessment to start rehabilitation in areas affected by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

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

‘Basyang’ death toll rises to 6

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Stall owners on a bazaar at IT Park evacuates after their tent were blown by strong winds brought by typhoon Basyang. CDN FILE PHOTO

The number of fatalities from tropical storm “Basyang” rose to six on Monday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said.

Posted: February 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Basyang leaves 3 dead, 30,000 displaced


Three people died while close to 30,000 people were affected after a storm whipped through disaster-weary Visayas and Mindanao, knocking out power and leaving roads impassable, the Philippine disaster management agency said Saturday.

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

CBCP exec urges Lacson to name those obstructing rehab projects

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Former Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) challenged rehabilitation chief coordinator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson to name the politicians allegedly obstructing the government’s rehabilitation efforts in areas ravaged by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senate to probe alleged graft in building of ‘substandard’ bunkhouses


The Senate is opening yet another inquiry into the aftermath of Super Typhoon “Yolanda’’ (Haiyan) this week, this time focusing on the alleged profiteering from the construction of “substandard” bunkhouses for survivors in eastern Visayas.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Agaton’ death toll rises to 56; 10 still missing


Deaths from Tropical Depression “Agaton” reached over 50 on Friday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Agaton’ damage up at P369M; death toll, 49


The damage to infrastructure and agriculture wrought by Tropical Depression “Agaton” has risen to P369 million from 328 million with the death toll now at 49, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Thursday.

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

‘Agaton’ damage reaches over P300M


Damages to property caused by tropical depression “Agaton” in Mindanao have reached over P300 million, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Monday.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Napoles spills beans on Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – De Lima
  2. Opinions split on Napoles turning state witness
  3. Delfin Lee: Blame Pag-Ibig, not me
  4. Plunder complaint filed vs PNP chief, firearms office head over license delivery deal
  5. Cedric Lee’s cohort flies out of PH despite look-out order – De Lima
  6. San Juan cops fail to arrest Cedric Lee
  7. More ‘Yolanda’ bodies found
  8. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  9. Lawyer: Napoles ‘will tell all’
  10. Boy ‘sexually assaulted’ at Indonesia international school
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Estrada: Gigi Reyes won’t testify vs JPE
  3. Gigi Reyes pins blame on aide
  4. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  5. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  6. Bernice Lee arrested by NBI team
  7. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  8. Suspect in Vhong Navarro’s mauling wants to turn state witness – De Lima
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  8. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  9. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia
  10. Ex-PBA player Bryan Gahol dies in road mishap


  • Napoles tags over 100 officials in pork scam – Lacson
  • Vitangcol to sue Czech envoy
  • Senator’s kickback from pork bigger than those of Enrile, Estrada, Revilla – Lacson
  • 43 out of 414 Etihad passengers yet to be found, tested for MERS-CoV – Palace
  • Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
  • Sports

  • Caguioa blasts ‘no heart, soft’ Ginebra on Twitter
  • San Mig Coffee grinds out win over Alaska to force decider
  • UP nips St. Benilde; Adamson blasts RTU in Filoil women’s caging
  • Kevin Garnett responds to Raptors’ GM F word
  • Albert Pujols hits 500th HR of major league career
  • Lifestyle

  • Entering the monkhood a rite of passage
  • Haneda International Airport: A destination on its own
  • Wanted: Beauty queen with a heart that beats for the environment
  • Kim Atienza: At home with art and design
  • Life lessons I want to teach my son
  • Entertainment

  • Bollywood Oscars, film stars come to Florida
  • Ex-Fox exec denies allegations in sex abuse suit
  • Kris Aquino backtracks, says Herbert Bautista and her are ‘best friends’
  • Summer preview: Chris Pratt enters a new ‘Galaxy’
  • Bon Jovi helps open low-income housing in US
  • Business

  • SM to rebuild Tacloban hospital
  • PSEi slips after 4-day rally
  • Toyota sells 2.58 million vehicles, outselling GM
  • McDonald’s 1Q profit slips as US sales decline
  • SEC approves SM’s P15B retail bond offer
  • Technology

  • ‘Unlimited’ Internet promos not really limitless; lawmakers call for probe
  • Viber releases new design for iPhone, comes to Blackberry 10 for the first time
  • Engineers create a world of difference
  • Bam Aquino becomes Master Splinter’s son after Wiki hack
  • Mark Caguioa lambasts Ginebra teammates on Twitter
  • Opinion

  • One-dimensional diplomacy: A cost-benefit analysis of Manila’s security deal with Washington
  • No ordinary illness
  • Reforest mountains with fire trees and their kind
  • Day of the Earth
  • When will Chinese firm deliver new coaches?
  • Global Nation

  • 19 Ukrainians, Russians, Filipinas rescued in bar raid
  • Filipinos coming home from Mideast must obtain MERS clearance – DOH
  • US Secret Service in Manila ahead of Obama visit
  • Palace thanks Estrada for successful HK mission
  • Hong Kong accepts PH apology; sanctions also lifted
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