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2,000 Clark revelers display support for ‘Pablo’ victims

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At least 2,000 Christmas revelers formed a heart-shaped chain here on Thursday night, lit candles and prayed for hope and courage for survivors of Typhoon “Pablo” in northeastern Mindanao.

Posted: December 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Pablo’ death toll may reach 1,500

The death toll from Typhoon “Pablo” will likely hit 1,500, making it the second deadliest since the country began keeping records, Benito Ramos, head of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC), said on Saturday.

Posted: December 23rd, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

CDO, Iligan learn from ‘Sendong’


A year ago, just as residents of the cities of Cagayan de Oro and Iligan were getting ready for Christmas, Tropical Storm “Sendong” swept through the region, sending flash floods and leaving 1,200 people dead.

Posted: December 18th, 2012 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

This time, Cagayan de Oro is ready for floods

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This time, the city will not be caught by surprise. Unlike in December 2011, the city is prepared should tropical storm “Bopha” (to be called “Pablo” when it enters the country) intensify and dump even more rain than storm “Sendong” did, disaster officials said on Friday.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Luistro: Thank you, teachers

Education Secretary Armin Luistro. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Education Secretary Armin Luistro on Friday urged Filipinos to “look kindly at our teachers and give them the recognition they deserve” as he led some 5,000 educators from all over Mindanao in celebrating the 2012 World Teachers’ Day at the Lim ket Kai Center here.

Posted: October 6th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »