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‘Yolanda’ survivors grieve for kin whose bodies were never found

LOST KIN Merlita Cawaja,MirasolDagabi and IraNicole Cawaja visit
their loved ones who died during the typhoon at amass grave at Holy
CrossMemorial Garden in Barangay Basper, Tacloban City. RAFFY LERMA

This year’s observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day was like no other for Emelita Casilan.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Glenda’ deaths inching toward 100

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Firemen remove the branches from a fallen tree which fell on two cars at the onslaught of Typhoon Rammasun (locally known as Glenda) which battered Makati city, east of Manila, July 16, 2014. AP FILE PHOTO

The official death toll from Typhoon Glenda could reach 100 with 94 listed dead and six still missing, mostly in the Southern Tagalog and Calabarzon regions, authorities said on Sunday.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ death toll reaches 5,818


The death toll in the wake of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: “Haiyan”) on Wednesday neared the 6,000 mark, nearly three times the initial estimate made by President Aquino days after the strongest typhoon to hit land battered Eastern Visayas.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Classes to resume in typhoon-hit provinces by January, says DepEd chief

Education Secretary Armin Luistro. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Classes will resume in typhoon-devastated areas by January 2013 despite the extensive loss of lives and property, according to Education Secretary Armin Luistro.

Posted: December 16th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Multiple deaths in ComVal families make it difficult to move on

Compostela Valley

Bonifacio Adlawan, 54, admitted the difficulty of accepting that his wife, Carmelita, 48, could be among the hundreds who died during typhoon Pablo’s onslaught here last week.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »