In a virtual reprise of the massive Ondoy floods, vast areas of Metro Manila and nearby provinces went under […]
WASHINGTON D.C. – Three Filipino Americans were among the 139 people killed by a killer tornado that struck Joplin, Missouri […]
Residents wade through a flooded street at Las Pinas, south of Manila on… Residents fix their shanties along a coastal road after typhoon Conson hit… Residents fix roof of their shanties along a coastal road after typhoon…
While tens of thousands of Filipinos overseas are raising funds for the victims of typhoons Ondoy, Pepeng, Ramil, etc. a […]
MANILA – A wave of original songs and compositions in honor of victims of storms ‘Ondoy’ and ‘Pepeng’ have cropped […]
MANILA, PhilippinesThe allegations of a blogger that the Department of Social Welfare and Development was hoarding foreign donations will ultimately hurt the storm victims, Secretary Esperanza Cabral lamented on Tuesday. ‘Accusations, no matter how unfounded, are bound to affect donors. The ultimate losers are the victims,’ Cabral said
WASHINGTON D.C. – Responding to the call of Ambassador Willy C. Gaa for Filipino Americans to extend relief assistance to […]
By Rod Garcia With the devastating flood that has hit Manila recently, the “Alay” concert set for Oct. 25 in […]
MANILA – Expecting more destruction from nonstop rains spawned by persistent Tropical Depression “Pepeng,” weather officials have advised the immediate […]
Manila: Bandits shot dead a soldier and wounded another while they were escorting engineers who were repairing a broken bridge in the southern Philippines, several days after two US troops were killed in…
Geneva/Manila: The United Nations on Tuesday appealed for $74 million (Dh271 million) in emergency aid for some one million people in the storm- and flood-stricken Philippines. Relief agencies reported that flood victims were wading through neck-high water to collect emergency food rations, with more torrential rain forecast as typhoon Parma lingered off the coast of the Philippines.
MANILA, Philippines The Department of Agriculture (DA) on Thursday reminded traders to observe calamity-triggered price ceilings on basic goods, warning that those caught overpricing risk business closure and criminal charges. Agriculture Undersecretary Bernie Fondevilla said the government agency has monitoring teams checking price movements of all agriculture and fishery products in Metro Manila markets so that the government could crack down hard…
MANILA – The government has placed Metro Manila and 25 provinces in Luzon under a state of calamity as epic […]
BY VICTOR REYES THE government will effect pre-emptive evacuation in flood and landslide-prone areas as another storm is expected to make landfall tomorrow or Friday in Luzon. The death toll from Ondoy rose to 246 yesterday from 140 on Monday
To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: Richard Alleyne, U.S. Fund for UNICEF, +1-212-880-9177, firstname.lastname@example.org MANILA, Philippines, Sept.