Tuesday Nov 26
Power restored in 4 towns affected by Yolanda
POWER has been restored in four towns of northern Iloilo, two weeks after the towns were badly hit by super typhoon Yolanda on November 8. The National Grid Corp of the Philippines reported the energization of its Dingle-Natividad 69-kV line connected to Iloilo Electric Cooperative III which distributes power to initial portions of Iloilo including ... (more)
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Power in Panay hoped to be back by Dec. 20
THE Department of Energy is hoping that power in all areas in Panay Island that were ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda last November 8 will be restored four days ahead of the deadline on December 24 for Leyte and Samar Islands.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Charity group from Dubai brings aid to Aklan residents
Three coastal barangays in the town of New Washington in Aklan were almost wiped out from the map following super typhoon Yolanda's fury.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Typhoon-hit airports now fully operational except for Tacloban
MANILA, Philippines - All airports affected by super typhoon "Yolanda" are now fully operational except for Tacloban, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines said on Tuesday, The CAAP said a ban on other fixed wing aircraft to and from Tacloban shall be in effect till further notice.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Globe Telecom restores 75% of network in Visayas; expands wireless coverage in typhoon-hit areas
Globe Telecom on Saturday said 75 percent of its network in Visayas have already been restored amid continuing efforts of the company to fast-track restoration.
Pacific Daily News
Aklan Association celebrates 48 years
One of the more established Filipino organizations on island, the Aklan Association of Guam, celebrated a significant milestone last weekend.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Dubai residents want to ensure aid reaches Yolanda victims
Five Dubai residents are going to one of the provinces in the Philippines hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan to oversee distribution of relief goods and drum up support for victims.
Philippine Tourism Industry Fears Typhoon Will Harm Season
After Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines last week, devasting the provinces of Leyte and Eastern Samar, and areas in the Southern Tagalog Region, other, unaffected parts of the country may soon feel residual impact should the natural disaster deter travelers from visiting resorts during peak season.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
SATS to deliver ready-to-eat meals to Typhoon Haiyan victims
SATS is donating 23,000 ready-to-eat meals to aid relief efforts in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Volunteer Joshua Vaile urges Australians to dig deep for typhoon disaster relief
A Canberra man working in the relief efforts after the typhoon disaster in the Philippines has appealed to Australians to donate funds.
Fil-Ams in Nevada worry about kin in Visayas
LAS VEGAS Filipina Cheryl Bernadette Nora Moss, a Nevada family court judge, is still distressed and continues to worry for her family in Visayas.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Death toll from a Yolandaa now at 1,774
The death toll from super typhoon Yolanda which pummeled Visayas and Mindanao last Friday has risen to 1,774 while 2,487 were injured and 82 missing, latest data released by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council Tuesday.
Philippine aid operation hampered by scale of destruction
Poor communications and access difficulties are still hampering relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan , which made a devastating landfall in the Philippines on Friday.
Sat Nov 09, 2013
NDRRMC: Death toll from Yolanda rises to 151
The official death toll from Typhoon Yolanda rose to 151 on Sunday, the National Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council reported.
Telephone Service Restored in Aklan
More than an hour ago I received a regular phone call and internet messages via mobile phone from my wife and children who live in Northeast Aklan province on Panay island.
Thu Nov 07, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Live: Typhoon Haiyan Makes Landfall
Filipino residents sleep on the floor of a school turned evacuation center in Bicol region, Philippines, on Nov. 7. Thousands of people evacuated coastal communities in the eastern Philippines in preparation for the worst typhoon to hit the country this year.
Tigerair cancels all domestic flights on Friday
MANILA Tigerair Philippines cancelled all its domestic flights on Friday due to Typhoon Yolanda, which is expected to make landfall in the Visayas Friday morning.