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Bus passengers travelling to and from Yolanda-hit areas to receive P200-fare discount

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Passengers going to and coming from Yolanda-hit areas this Holy week will have a fare discount.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cloudy with chance of rain in forecast

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Expect some clouds on the horizon on Holy Week.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Rehabilitation work in Visayas in full swing by June – Lacson

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Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery Panfilo Lacson. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Local officials of provinces devastated by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (Yolanda) will have to wait a little longer before rehabilitation of affected areas goes full swing.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Weaker ‘Domeng’ threatens Southern PH

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Tropical Storm “Domeng” has weakened into a low pressure area (LPA) but is still threatening the country’s southern region, bringing cloudy skies and rains over Visayas and Mindanao, the state weather bureau said on Saturday.

Posted: April 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

A mother’s sad graduation in Tacloban, other stories

A building in the campus of the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College is barely standing after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck Palo town in Leyte. RUBEN GAMALA/CONTRIBUTOR

In disaster-stricken Eastern and Central Visayas, where classes had been extended to make up for the lost school days, elementary and high school students are still marching—in makeshift graduation venues that reflect the extent of their loss—to receive their diplomas.

Posted: April 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

21 rescued from damaged boat

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Twenty-one persons, including 14 foreigners, were rescued from a motorized boat off Cauayan town in Negros Occidental early Saturday after one of the vessel’s outriggers broke, the Philippine Coast Guard said Saturday.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

LPA in Mindanao now a tropical depression

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PAGASA Track as of 2 a.m., 22 March 2014. http://pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Storm alerts were raised in several areas in Mindanao and the Visayas on Friday after a low-pressure area swirling east of southern Philippines developed into a tropical depression.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Low pressure area approaching Mindanao

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A low-pressure area is threatening the country’s southern regions, likely bringing cloudy skies and rains to Visayas and Mindanao until the weekend, the state weather bureau said.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

As summer starts, PH faces power shortage

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On the average, Zamboanga City is without electricity for eight hours a day, broken down into two-hour segments and rotated among different sections of western Mindanao’s biggest city and economic hub.

Posted: March 18th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

All ‘Yolanda’-hit students will graduate, says DepEd chief

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Education Secretary Armin Luistro: Tweaking the adopt-a-school program. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The thousands of students whose school records were lost to Super Typhoon Yolanda last November will graduate in the next few weeks, according to Education Secretary Armin Luistro.

Posted: March 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Nice, sunny weather expected this week–Pagasa

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MT Satellite image March 8, 2014, 11:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Most of Luzon and the Visayas will enjoy fair and sunny weather this week, except for cloudy skies up north and isolated rains in the eastern parts, the state weather bureau said Saturday.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Light rain over Luzon, Visayas due to monsoon–Pagasa

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MT Satellite image Feb. 27, 2014, 9:01 a.m. Screengrab from http://www.pagasa.dost.gov.ph/

Light rain is forecast in Luzon and Visayas due to the northeast monsoon affecting Luzon and Visayas, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Thursday.

Posted: February 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Cross-enrollees bring pain with them

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A building in the campus of the University of the Philippines Visayas Tacloban College is barely standing after Supertyphoon “Yolanda” struck Palo town in Leyte. RUBEN GAMALA/CONTRIBUTOR

When Joemar Ilagan Jr. came to the metropolitan city of Cebu more than three months ago, the first things he did were to take a luxurious bath, drink cold water, watch television and eat in fast-food outlets.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

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