By Fernando del Mundo
The challenge of rebuilding a region devastated by a typhoon with a force 10 times that unleashed by the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima is not unlike the effort mounted by Gen. Douglas MacArthur in war-ravaged Japan.
By Maila Ager
Former senator and now rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson said he is now “setting aside for good” whatever animosities he had with cancer-stricken Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago.
By Frances Mangosing
More than half of INQUIRER.net polled readers believe whistleblower Benhur Luy’s list of alleged government officials involved in the pork barrel scam.
MANILA, Philippines—President Aquino has approved his own proposal to start implementing the government’s rehabilitation program even if not all areas devastated by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” have completed their master plans, according to Presidential Assistant on Rehabilitation Panfilo Lacson. Lacson said the President had approved “in principle” his recommendation for a piecemeal implementation of rehabilitation [...]
By Nestor Corrales
Rehabilitation czar Panfilo Lacson on Saturday defended the government against critics who said that the administration was not doing anything to fast track the rehabilitation in typhoon-devastated Visayas.