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CHR denounces use of landmine by NPA in Davao del Sur attack

Commission on Human Rights Chairwoman Loretta Ann Rosales. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Human Rights on Tuesday condemned the roadside blast allegedly perpetrated by the New People’s Army in Davao del Sur.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Procession injuries hit 1,686

Filipino Catholic devotees help a devotee after the latter was able to touch and kiss the image of the Black Nazarene in an annual procession to celebrate its feast day Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 in Manila, Philippines. Hundreds of thousands of Filipino Catholics began a raucous religious procession in Manila Thursday to honor a centuries-old black statue of Jesus Christ in an annual event that organizers say was being held partly to pray for the victims of a monster typhoon that devastated the central Philippines last year. AP

The number of injured in the daylong Black Nazarene procession has breached the 1,000 mark, the Department of Health (DOH) said Thursday.

Posted: January 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Lost ‘Yolanda’ boy reunited with mother

A typhoon survivor stands on rubbish in Tacloban, central Philippines on  Dec. 8, 2013. AP FILE PHOTO

Ten days before Christmas, Gabriel Manatad was sitting on a pile of debris and filth on a deserted road in Tacloban City.   The 5-year-old boy appeared to have been abandoned, seemingly forgotten amid the ruins of a once progressive city left utterly destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in early November.   A Red Cross volunteer, [...]

Posted: December 31st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Mike: ‘A place of love, caring’

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama yesterday led the opening of Tent City for typhoon evacuees, saying the city and Red Cross were  “opening a place of love, a place of caring, a place of serving.” By Monday,  December 23, the remaining 38 families staying at the Tinago barangay gym will be taken there except for [...]

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ victims get shelter kits

A typhoon survivor takes a bath beside donated tents at typhoon-ravaged Tolosa town, Leyte province, on Dec. 9, 2013. The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, assisted by the Philippine Red Cross, handed over an initial donation of 500 shelter kits to Supertyphoon “Yolanda” survivors of Barangay Maya, DaanBantayan, Northern Cebu, to help families rebuild their homes.  AP

The International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), assisted by the Philippine Red Cross (PRC), handed over an initial donation of 500 shelter kits each containing handsaw, rope, nails, shovel, hoe, machette, shears, tie wire, claw hammer, polyethelene bag and cardboard fold to Supertyphoon “Yolanda” survivors of Barangay (village) Maya, DaanBantayan, Northern Cebu, to help families rebuild their homes.

Posted: December 20th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

ICRC: Families displaced by Zamboanga siege to receive cash aid

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A soldier takes his position as residents abandon their homes during the second day of the standoff between the Muslim rebels and Philippine government forces. AP FILE PHOTO

International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and a local chapter will distribute on Wednesday cash assistance to 5,000 families displaced by the Zamboanga City siege in September, Inquirer Radio 990AM reported.

Posted: December 17th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Telco backs Red Cross youth nat’l conference

SMART Communications Inc. lent its support to the 18th National Youth Congress of the Philippine Red Cross held in Lapu-Lapu City recently with the theme “Stronger Red Cross Youth for Stronger Philippine Red Cross.” The youth congress was organized by the Philippine Red Cross National Youth Council, in cooperation with the Volunteer Services Department. It [...]

Posted: December 13th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Red Cross: Fired staff spreading ‘malicious campaign’ vs execs


The Philippine Red Cross on Wednesday denied allegations that their secretary general Gwendolyn Pang had misused P200-million worth of aid funds.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Coin banks in Metro stores to accept donations

VICSAL Foundation, the corporate social responsibility arm of Metro Gaisano, has installed coin banks in all Metro stores nationwide to accept donations for victims of supertyphoon Yolanda. The proceeds will be turned over to the Red Cross and Habitat for Humanity. Proceeds will be used to rehabilitate homes of typhoon survivors.      

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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HAVING helped affected families through relief goods, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) will now conduct a study to map out a detailed rehabilitation plan for the areas affected by supertyphoon Yolanda.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Red Cross run moved to Nov. 24

THE RED Cross 143 Lapu-Lapu Marathon for Humanity originally scheduled tomorrow will be moved to Nov. 24.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in CDN - Sports,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Comelec: Red Cross may work with gov’t, other aid groups

Comelec chair Sixto Brillantes: No basis. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Friday rejected the Philippine Red Cross’ (PRC) request to take over the entire process of distribution of aid to residents of earthquake-hit Bohol during the election period in the province.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Aquino got wrong info on Bohol aid squabble


President Noy has again shown utmost concern for people who are in trouble by sleeping among the earthquake victims in Bohol province, like he did in Zamboanga during the siege of the city in eastern Mindanao.

Posted: October 26th, 2013 in Featured Columns,Metro,On Target | Read More »

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  5. Senator Pimentel backs German think tank’s stand vs dynasties
  6. Bar proctor suspended for photographing test papers
  7. Collector Danny Garcia says Inquirer worth more than news
  8. Meteor shower to light up PH skies
  9. What Went Before: Enrile denies Gigi Reyes was ‘other woman’
  10. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  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. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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  • Aquino vows to intensify anti-corruption drive further
  • Unease in Vatican over cardinal’s luxury flat—report
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  • Nick Calathes suspension a reminder of supplement risk
  • Lifestyle

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  • Philippine novelist wins US book award amid cancer and ‘Yolanda’
  • Taboan 2014 in Subic: A movable, moving literary feast
  • Drawings at Stephanie
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  • Persistence pays off for The 1975
  • Special section in LA fest for Filipino films
  • The Way They Like It
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  • Netizens pay respects to Gabriel Garcia Marquez
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  • Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature
  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Opinion

  • Epiphany
  • Unpaid creditor vs distressed debtor
  • Moving on
  • From culinary desert to paradise
  • Response to China: ‘Usjaphil’
  • Global Nation

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  • Tim Tebow’s charity hospital in Davao seen to open in 7 months
  • OFW died of Mers-CoV in Saudi Arabia, says family
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