By Julliane Love De Jesus
The P1.2 billion worth of goods, services and projects the government allotted for Tacloban City is continually being distributed to the victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Friday.
By Niña P. Calleja
Citing weight restrictions brought about by ongoing runway repair work at the Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City, flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) appealed on Monday for understanding from the flying public amid complaints from passengers who had been off-loaded from flights to and from Tacloban.
By Jaymee T. Gamil
Michelle Laude, Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude’s elder sister, said a housemate recalled that Jennifer went out on the night she was killed carrying around P20,000 to P25,000 in cash. “When the housemate asked why, Jen said: ‘Para ’pag may bumastos sa akin, hahampasin ko ng pera (So if somebody disrespects me, I would throw money at their face).’”
By Joey A. Gabieta
President Benigno Aquino III has promised to complete the repair of the runway of the Daniel Z. Romualdez (DZR) Airport, the gateway to other Eastern Visayas provinces, by next month, two months before the scheduled visit of Pope Francis.
By Maricar Cinco
A group of beatniks gathered around one man in one corner as he passionately plucked and talked about his “kubing” (indigenous bamboo harp). Near them was a small crowd of photography enthusiasts listening intently to the wisdom of American freelance photographer Peter Carney.