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Seoul-based Pinays to provide boats for Yolanda-hit fishermen
Like many Filipinos living overseas, a small group of Filipino women based in Seoul, South Korea wanted to help Filipinos who lost their families, homes and livelihood due to super typhoon "Yolanda".
Tue Dec 10, 2013
34 model OFW families honored by OWWA
Thirty-four overseas Filipino families were honored for remaining strong and productive despite the difficulties they faced while separated from their breadwinners who are working abroad.
Ilonggo film festival set to help typhoon...
THE first Ilonggo film festival featuring all film genres made by Ilonggo filmmakers starts December 10 until December 14 at SM Cinema 1 in Iloilo City.
PNoy signs memo on Lacson appointment
President Aquino has signed the memorandum order creating the position of Presidential Assistant for Rehabilitation and Recovery for former senator Panfilo Lacson.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
a Yolandaa death toll: 5,936
The death toll from super typhoon "Yolanda" which violently hit Eastern Visayas last November 8 has risen to 5,936 from 5,924, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Tuesday morning.
PLDT Group restores full service in Yolanda-hit areas
Dominant carrier Philippine Long Distance Telephone Co. has fully restored network services in all the cities and municipalities exactly a month after Super Typhoon Yolanda battered the Visayas region.
German newspaper aids Yolanda survivors in Panay
A GERMAN newspaper based in Schaeffenburg in Bavaria, Germany has responded to the call of international relief assistance to survivors of Super Typhoon Yolanda in badly hit areas in Panay Island.
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Hercules volunteer returned from Philippines, inspired by people's...
When the call came for volunteers to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, Joseph Catindig was among the first to go.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Meralco raises 2014 capex to P15.6 B
HONG KONG Manila Electric Co. is ramping up capital spending by more than 40 percent next year mainly to strengthen its distribution system and for its expansion into power generation.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Moving from relief to recovery one month on from Typhoon Haiyan
Relief supplies being distributed by the Philippine Red Cross. Speaking from the Philippines, IFRC secretary general, Bekele Geleta, said: "There are still needs and gaps in delivery of food delivery and emergency shelter materials to some areas".
Fri Dec 06, 2013
a Yolandaa death toll now at 5,796
The death toll from supertyphoon "Yolanda" which pummeled Visayas last November 8 slightly increase to 5,796 from 5,786, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Saturday morning.
City braces for more developments in 2014,...
ILOILO City is bracing up for more development investments in 2014 and 2015 as the city was selected by big industry players in the Philippines.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Traffic plan set for Calle Real tour
THE Transportation Management and Traffic Regulation Office has drafted a traffic plan for vehicles passing the main central business district or Calle Real along JM Basa St. in Iloilo City.
UP expert: - Leave mangroves alone'
AN EXPERT from the University of the Philippines urged officials to leave the mangroves alone, despite the oil surrounding it in Estancia, Iloilo.
Libertyville Cares: Woman Raising Money for Philippines
A Libertyville-based GoFundMe campaign is aiming to raise money for the people affected by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
Roxas Seeks 'Cash-for-Work' Scheme for Residents in Oil Spill-Affected Areas
Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas today advised local officials in Iloilo to coordinate with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and map out a 'cash-for-work' program for residents displaced by the oil spill in the town of Estancia.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Affected banks get more relief
Dec. 05 --Banks affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda received another special regulatory relief package from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas .
Job fair draws crowd turn out
THOUSANDS of jobseekers trooped to the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby as early as 7 a.m. on Wednesday to seek opportunity in the Job Fair organized by the Public Employment Service Office .
Pacete: Silay Christmas Village 2013
SILAY was founded as a pueblo in 1760. The Christian community started to grow with close affiliation to the Catholic Church.
P.E.I. soldier part of team providing help in Philippines
Charlottetown native Warrant Officer James Cormier, from 408 Tactical Helicopter Squadron, Edmonton, removes the transportation kit from a CH-146 Griffon helicopter on Iloilo city airport tarmac during Operation RENAISSANCE the Philippines.