By Frinston L. Lim
One person was hurt and more than 2,000 families have fled to safer grounds due to landslides and flooding spawned by a low pressure area in several areas in southern Mindanao, authorities on Sunday said.
By Carla P. Gomez
Workers in Western Visayas areas hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” will stop receiving a P10 increase in daily wages for at least six months after the region’s wage board heeded a petition by business groups to freeze wage levels to help businesses get back on their feet after the storm.
By Vanessa B. Hidalgo
Herminia Garote was born in La Paz town in Tarlac province 57 years ago. Her husband is a farmer who tills a small piece of land. Together, they have raised seven children and five grandchildren.
Delegates returning from last month’s United Nations climate change talks in Poland said a new deal has allowed the grant of compensation to survivors of disasters attributed to global warming.
By Carmel Loise Matus
Two nongovernment organizations (NGOs)—Habitat for Humanity and Gawad Kalinga—have submitted their proposed designs for the residents rendered homeless by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake on Oct. 15 that damaged or destroyed Bohol province’s roads, bridges, schools and churches.