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Government funds restoration of churches

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RISING FROM
THE RUINS
Baclayon Church,
located
6 kilometers away
from Tagbilaran
City, is undergoing
major repairs
after being
damaged by the
7.2-magnitude
quake that struck
Bohol province
last year.
LITO TECSON/
CEBU DAILY NEWS

In the days immediately following the earthquake, Malacañang initially balked at the notion of government assistance for these heritage structures, citing the doctrine of Church and State separation enshrined in the Constitution.

Posted: October 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Floods hit Cebu

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Floods hit several areas here and in Cebu province, prompting education and local officials to suspend on Thursday classes in all levels in the wake of incessant rains spawned by Tropical Storm “Mario.”

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Samar governor cites anti-insurgency gains

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After more than four decades of battling communist rebels in Samar, the governor of this impoverished province announced on Monday that the efforts had reached a step close to a complete rout.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Land rights issues seen to derail rehab efforts in Yolanda areas

Tent City Tacloban

Long-standing and emerging issues over lack of land tenure security may be a major stumbling block to rehabilitation efforts in Yolanda-affected areas if not addressed strategically, says a report released by international non-government organization Oxfam.

Posted: August 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Woman, daughter killed in Samar rock slide

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Calbayog City map

A pregnant woman and her 10-year-old daughter were killed Saturday when two boulders hit their shanty beside the Maharlika Highway in Barangay (village) Cagnipa on the outskirts of this city, officials said.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

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