By Joey A. Gabieta
Out of the billions of pesos the Philippine government received from foreign donors following the onslaught of Super Typhoon “Yolanda,” the city, considered ground zero of the strongest storm to hit landfall in recent history, has received only about P250 million.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
The Commission on Audit (COA) has blamed “patronage politics” for the government’s failure to provide protection and relief from disasters to poor Filipinos in the country’s high-risk zones.
By Charlie Señase and Williamor Magbanua
This city and several towns in North Cotabato are in the danger of being cut off from Davao City and other major areas in the eastern portion of Mindanao, according to local officials.
By Amy R. Remo
The Mines and Geosciences Bureau has allowed Philex Mining Corp. to finally resume its operations in its Padcal mine in Benguet, roughly two years after the company was slapped with a cease and desist order.
By Joey Gabieta
Local government units (LGUs) that received funds to repair public structures damaged during the onslaught of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” have until the year-end to finish the work.