By Carmel Loise Matus
, Joey A. Gabieta
, Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
It’s about time. But please hurry up. Leaders of municipalities ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda welcomed President Aquino’s approval of the rebuilding blueprint for five provinces and Tacloban City. Mayor Ricky Ramirez of Medellin town in Cebu province said his constituents had been waiting for eight months for the rebuilding to get off the ground.
By Rima Jessamine Granali
Evacuation centers in the country are usually associated with desperation, filth and stink.
By Jeannette I. Andrade
Classes in at least 25,000 schools affected by typhoon “Glenda” (international name Rammasun) have resumed with a few resorting to makeshift learning spaces in lieu of damaged classrooms and lecture mergers.
By Riza T. Olchondra
Eating dinner by candle light or kerosene lamp will be the norm for many people in the Bicol Region, Quezon province, Calabarzon and parts of Pampanga province until early next month.
By Delfin T. Mallari Jr.
Quezon Governor David Suarez led a four-truck convoy loaded with relief goods intended for the victims of typhoon Glenda (Rammasun) in the devastated towns of the province.