3 hrs ago
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.
7 hrs ago
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.
9 hrs ago
Power restored in parts of Leyte and Iloilo; Yolanda death toll at 5,235
Rescue workers carry a body bag containing the body of a five-year-old boy as they walk past houses destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan in the town of Tanauan November 20, 2013.
12 hrs ago
DOH: Be moderate on holiday
THE Department of Health in Iloilo City is advising everyone to be moderate in eating, especially fatty foods, drinking of beer and hard liquor and using firecrackers during the holiday season.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
5 Haiyan affected hospitals to get donated supplies
Five Philippine hospitals in the areas devastated by the passage of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda will receive much needed medical supplies because of the Guam Regional Medical City, a Philippine hospital now based in Guam.
Congressional inquiry up on MIWD
ILOILO City's Metro Iloilo Water District will be the subject of a congressional inquiry, said lone district Representative Jerry P. Trenas.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
a Yolandaa death toll jumps to 5,680
The death toll from supertyphoon "Yolanda" which pummeled Visayas last November 8 has risen to 5,680, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Tuesday morning.
Roxas Leads Cabinet Rehab Tour of Western Visayas
ILOILO City - Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas returns to Western Visayas once again this week, bringing with him four other Cabinet members who will assist the national government in implementing rehabilitation and reconstruction efforts in areas devastated by super typhoon "Yolanda."
City Hall foregoes Christmas Party for...
OFFICIALS and employees of the Iloilo City Government decided not to hold their Christmas party and, instead, donated the P500,000 fund to the marginal fishermen in northern Iloilo who were victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.
P5.2-M earmarked for - cash for work'
A TOTAL of 2,500 beneficiaries in Western Visayas, including 350 from Negros Occidental, affected by Typhoon Yolanda have started working under the "Cash-for-Work" program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
SSS gives payment relief to Yolanda victims
MANILA, Philippines - The Social Security System is implementing a moratorium on housing and member loan payments for borrowers in areas affected by super typhoon "Yolanda."
Vacaville woman shares typhoon tale
A Vacaville native volunteering in the Philippines is back home after being evacuated following the recent typhoon that devastated parts of the country.
Typhoon Yolanda death toll at 5,632; damage at P30.8B
EXACTLY 23 days after the Super Typhoon Yolanda ravaged the country, number of fatalities and cost of damage continued to climb said the National Risk Reduction Management Council on Sunday.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Ilonggo fishers urged to sue Napocor over oil spill
A militant group on Saturday urged Iloilo fishermen and their families to file charges against the National Power Corp. for the oil spill in the waters off Estancia town.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
a Yolandaa death toll rises to 5,632
The death toll from supertyphoon "Yolanda" which pummeled Visayas last November 8 has risen to 5,632, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said Saturday morning.
Court operation in some areas in Panay island now normal
The operation of courts in some areas in Panay island devastated by super typhoon "Yolanda" last November 8 is now normal.
Displaced first by Typhoon Haiyan, now an oil spill
LOILO PROVINCE, 29 November 2013 - Local government authorities in a fishing village in northern Panay island in central Philippines are scrambling to evacuate thousands of residents after toxic fumes from a bunker fuel leak caused levels of benzene in the air to rocket.
Cash for work' starts for typhoon victims
THE first wave of selected 2,500 beneficiaries from municipalities in the typhoon-hit Western Visayas had started working under the "Cash for Work" program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development .
Thu Nov 28, 2013
A Personal Plea for Help in the Philippines
Topangan Alex Wright of Do It Wright Painting with his bride, Chari Palma Wright and her family at their wedding in the Philippines in January, 2013.
Wed Nov 27, 2013