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  1. No date set for unveiling of Mabini statue in AsanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 19 | Pacific Daily News

    No alternate date has been set for the unveiling of a statue of a Philippine revolutionist in Asan, said Asan-Maina Mayor Margaret Blas.

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  2. Filipino mayor expresses support for Guam statueRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | West Hawaii Today

    The mayor of the hometown of Philippine revolution hero Apolinario Mabini says he looks forward to the day when a statue of Mabini will be unveiled in a Guam village. Speaking Tuesday during the signing of an agreement to strengthen friendship and cooperation between Tanauan City in the Philippines and Asan in Guam, Tanauan Mayor Antonio Halili said he was sad that the statue of Mabini was not unveiled Monday in Asan due to protests from residents, Pacific Daily News reported.

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  3. Statue unveiling delayed in Guam villageRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | West Hawaii Today

    A statue commemorating a hero of the Philippines revolt against U.S. occupation more than a century ago will not be immediately unveiled in a Guam village. Pacific Daily News reports protests by residents of Asan led to the suspension of the unveiling ceremony, scheduled for Monday.

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  4. Philippine mayor supports statueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Pacific Daily News

    The mayor of the hometown of Philippine hero Apolinario Mabini said he's sad that the statue wasn't unveiled yesterday in Asan.

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  5. Mabini statue unveiling put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Pacific Daily News

    The unveiling on Guam of a statue of a hero of Filipinos' revolt against U.S. occupation in the Philippines more than a century ago is on hold.

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  6. Flash flood, landslide warnings up in Eastern VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Sun-Star

    The state weather bureau said Saturday that possible flash floods and landslides may occur over Eastern Visayas due to a low pressure area . The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said in its 5 p.m. weather bulletin that the LPA was located at 170 kilometers east of Guiuan, Eastern Samar.

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  7. Operation USA to aid recovery efforts in the Philippines following Super Typhoon RubyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Medical News Today

    Operation USA, a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, confirmed today that it will aid communities in the Philippines in the wake of Super Typhoon Hagupit , which made landfall over the weekend in areas still recovering from the typhoon that ravaged the country one year ago. The organization will bolster ongoing efforts in the community of Guiuan, where a school is currently being reconstructed.

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  8. Smart, Sun sustain comm assistance, network restoration effortsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Sun-Star

    SMART Communications Inc. and Sun Cellular are sustaining efforts to provide communications assistance to residents in areas affected by Tropical Storm Ruby even as previously disrupted network coverage in many areas has already been restored. Smart and Sun Libreng Tawag and charging stations are still open for the public in the Legislative Building lobby of the Cebu City Hall, and San Vicente Ferrer Parish in Bogo City, Province of Cebu.

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  9. Smart, Sun sustain communications assistance, network restoration effortsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | PressReleasePoint

    Smart Communications, Inc. and Sun Cellular are sustaining efforts to provide communications assistance to residents in areas affected by Tropical Storm Ruby even as previously disrupted network coverage in many areas has already been restored. Smart and Sun Libreng Tawag and charging stations are still open for the public in the Legislative Building lobby of the Cebu City Hall, and San Vicente Ferrer Parish in Bogo City, Province of Cebu.

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  10. Mabini monument causes controversy in AsanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Pacific Daily News

    A monument that's meant to serve as a reminder of Guam's deep historical ties to the Philippines is nearing completion in the village of Asan, but some of the village's residents aren't happy about it.

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  11. Habitat appeals for funds to assist 'Ruby' victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sun-Star

    HABITAT for Humanity Philippines again stressed its appeal for funds launched last December 6 to assist families affected by Typhoon Ruby . "Habitat for Humanity has started its initial assessments on the island of Leyte in Eastern Visayas, specifically Ormoc, Kananga, Tacloban, Burauen - and in Guiuan, in Eastern Samar.

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  12. Operation USA to Aid Recovery Efforts in the Philippines Following Typhoon RubyRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | PRWeb

    Operation USA , a Los Angeles-based international relief agency, confirmed today that it will aid communities in the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit , which made landfall over the weekend in areas still recovering from the typhoon that ravaged the country one year ago. The organization will bolster ongoing efforts in the community of Guiuan, where a school is currently being reconstructed.

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  13. Globe close to fully restoring Ruby-affected sites in VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | ABS-CBN News

    "We are now approaching full restoration of cell sites impacted by Typhoon Ruby and in fact, we may restore a good number of our sites in Eastern Samar within the day," Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto said. On Tuesday, Globe said it has restored its mobile coverage in Borongan, Eastern Samar, one of the areas hardest hit by Typhoon Ruby.

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  14. Some Ruby-hit Globe cell sites in Visayas restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Sun-Star

    GLOBE mobile coverage in many areas in the Visayas region has been restored following intensified efforts of the telecommunication provider's network operations team to fire up cell sites adversely affected by Typhoon Ruby . "We are now approaching full restoration of cell sites impacted by Typhoon Ruby and in fact, we may restore a good number of our sites in Eastern Samar within the day," Globe Senior Vice President for Corporate Communications Yoly Crisanto said.

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  15. After 'Ruby', PH monitors another potential cycloneRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA After tropical cyclone ''Ruby'' ripped through the Philippines, state weather bureau PAGASA said it is monitoring yet another potential cyclone east of the country. In an interview on ANC, PAGASA weather forecaster Aldczar Aurelio said the weather bureau is monitoring a cluster of clouds that could become a low pressure area some 2,000 kilometers east of Mindanao.

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  16. 'Ruby' weakens into tropical depressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | ABS-CBN News

    MANILA Tropical cyclone ''Ruby'', which ripped through the Philippines and displaced residents in vulnerable areas in its path, has been downgraded into a tropical depression. State weather bureau PAGASA, in its 5 a.m. weather advisory on Tuesday, said Ruby was packing maximum sustained winds of 60 kilometers per hour near the center.

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  17. Habitat stresses appeal to assist Ruby-affected familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Sun-Star

    Habitat for Humanity Philippines again stressed its appeal for funds launched last December 6 to assist families affected by Typhoon Ruby . The typhoon, as reports have indicated, made first landfall on Samar, an island in the Visayas, Philippines, late in the evening of Saturday, December 6. The latest reports coming from the Philippines' National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council have estimated that there are now more than 230,000 families evacuated and now housed in evacuation centers in more than six regions in the Philippines, including the Bicol and Samar.

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  18. Weakened Typhoon Hagupit still dangerous as it plods across PhilippinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 8 | Los Angeles Times

    As a weakening Typhoon Hagupit inched its way across the Philippine archipelago Sunday, some parts of the country were still bracing for its arrival while others were recovering from the storm's passing fury. At least three people were reported dead from storm-related injuries, but a massive evacuation effort, reportedly sending at least 900,000 people to shelters, appears to have helped keep the toll relatively low.

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  19. 'Ruby' damages NGCP power lines in S. Luzon, VisayasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 7 | ABS-CBN News

    A man walks under a fallen electric post in Tacloban City on Sunday after typhoon Ruby made landfall 160 kilometers away in Dolores, Samar. Photo by Marlon Tano, AFP MANILA Several transmission lines and other facilities of the National Grid Corp. of the Philippines were affected by the onslaught of Typhoon Ruby.

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  20. Philippines: ICRC readying typhoon relief operationRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | PressReleasePoint

    Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the central Philippines on the evening of Saturday, 6 December, hitting the town of Dolores, on eastern Samar, with sustained winds of up to 195 km/h. The storm is progressing west by northwest across the country, with intense rains, flooding and landslides expected.

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