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Fil-Am armless pilot to aid 'Yolanda' survivors

Wed, 2014-02-26 00:51
MANILA, Philippines – Jessica Cox is on another mission, this time travelling to her mother's hometown in Eastern Samar and other areas devastated by super typhoon Yolanda (international name: Haiyan).

Soon: Early warning disaster alerts via SMS

Tue, 2014-02-25 20:18
MANILA, Philippines – Getting warnings about an impending super typhoon or heavy rain can soon be as easy as reading an SMS. The Senate is endorsing a House bill that will require telecommunication companies (telcos) to send free mobile alerts in times of disasters in a country called the texting capital ...

Old Navy Aids in the Continuing Recovery of the Philippines

Tue, 2014-02-25 10:48
Old Navy announced today the donation of more than 100,000 articles of new clothing to the survivors of Typhoon Haiyan that hit the central and southern islands of the Philippines

Famous authors help rebuild libraries in typhoon-ravaged Philippines

Tue, 2014-02-25 06:27
U.S. author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a central Philippine city ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

Indian Seer Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj's Prophecy on Flesh-Eating Illness in Philippines True? What He Predicted Next [VIDEO]

Tue, 2014-02-25 04:33
Indian seer Sadhu Sundar Selvaraj, who had allegedly foretold disasters that affected Philippines, including the super typhoon Haiyan and the earthquake in Bohol, has now been linked to the 'mysterious flesh-eating illness' spreading in Pangasinan. He claimed that this disease will begin from Pangasinan, Philippines, reports The Summit Express. "This will then spread to CEBU," he said. It has ...

In the know: What is People Surge?

Tue, 2014-02-25 03:20
MANILA, Philippines—A petition, a snub and a red tag.   A group of typhoon survivors went to Malacañan last Feb. 17, carrying a list of their demands to the government signed by 17,000 individuals.   Reportedly snubbed by President Benigno Aquino III, only three of their members were allowed into the Palace where their petition was received by a clerk.   Two days later, Aquino questioned their ...

Albom to help rebuild libraries in Philippines

Tue, 2014-02-25 02:23
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a central Philippine city ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

US author Mitch Albom to help rebuild libraries in typhoon-hit Philippines

Mon, 2014-02-24 21:29
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — U.S. author Mitch Albom has launched a drive to rebuild 10 libraries in Tacloban, a central Philippine city ravaged by Typhoon Haiyan in November.

Don’t test my patience, PNoy tells DOE, DBM execs

Mon, 2014-02-24 17:05
Manila, Philippines --- This year’s EDSA People Power commemorative activities initiated by President Benigno S. Aquino III started on a sour note. Aquino, who traveled to Davao Oriental to kickoff the 28th EDSA People Power revolution anniversary, took pride that life is back to normal since the onslaught of typhoon “Pablo” in December, 2012, only to be upset upon learning that power has not ...

Don’t test my patience, PNoy tells DOE, DBM execs

Mon, 2014-02-24 09:13
Manila, Philippines — This year’s EDSA People Power commemorative activities initiated by President Benigno S. Aquino III started on a sour note. Aquino, who traveled to Davao Oriental to kickoff the 28th EDSA People Power revolution anniversary, took pride that life is back to normal since the onslaught of typhoon “Pablo” in December, 2012, only […]

New Orleans Shares Katrina Lessons With The Philippines

Mon, 2014-02-24 09:00
NEW ORLEANS, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parts of the Philippines have been devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, yet the vast majority of the country's 7,107 islands are open for business and will need a thriving tourism industry to begin the long recovery process. For assistance, the Tourism Promotions Board Philippines reached out to New Orleans tourism officials to learn from their experience in ...

Armless pilot Jessica Cox in PH to help PWDs in Haiyan areas

Mon, 2014-02-24 07:46
MANILA, Philippines – Fil-Am Jessica Cox, the world's first armless pilot, is back in the Philippines, this time to put the spotlight on the special needs of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan), including her mother's hometown. Cox arrived with her husband, Patrick Chamberlain at ...

SM Employees Raise over PHP 1 Million for Yolanda Victims (SM Investments Corporation)

Mon, 2014-02-24 04:14
(Source: SM Investments Corporation) February 4,2014 (4 February 2014, Pasay City, Philippines) Employees of SM Investments Corporation (SM) and SM's subsidiaries have raised over PHP 1 million in cash donations in support of the rehabilitation projects for victims of typhoon "Yolanda" (international name Haiyan). On February 3, 2014, SM Vice President for Human Resources Joann Hizon (right ...

Stars collab for ‘Yolanda’ benefit gala in UK

Mon, 2014-02-24 02:43
International aid continues to pour for the survivors of typhoon “Yolanda” with several foreign stars teaming up for a benefit show in London on March 2. To be held at the Queen’s Theater, the collaboration dubbed “You’ll Never Walk Alone – The West End Unites for the Philippines” will raise funds to “contribute to the […]

$8.17-B ‘Yolanda’ plan baffles UK

Sun, 2014-02-23 17:05
Manila, Philippines -- The $8.17-billion package that the Philippine government is asking from the international community for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of areas affected by super-typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) is so large, according to the top British diplomat in Manila, that it requires careful thinking. “You can’t rush something and recreate the same problems,” said British Ambassador ...

$8.17-B ‘Yolanda’ plan baffles UK

Sun, 2014-02-23 17:05
Manila, Philippines -- The $8.17-billion package that the Philippine government is asking from the international community for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of areas affected by super-typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) is so large, according to the top British diplomat in Manila, that it requires careful thinking. “You can’t rush something and recreate the same problems,” said British Ambassador ...

A Filipino's fight against climate change

Sat, 2014-02-22 23:40
Philippines' climate commissioner has a personal stake after hometown devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

PH says #PHthankyou to Germany

Sat, 2014-02-22 20:28
THE Philippines showcased its appreciation to Germany, among the countries that extended help after typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) hit the country, through launching...

Philippines near pact to boost US troop presence, Aquino says

Thu, 2014-02-20 13:15
The Philippines is "very close" to completing an agreement to boost the number of U.S. troops allowed into the country at a time of growing tension over territorial disputes with China, President Benigno Aquino said Wednesday.

Needs unmet 100 days after Haiyan: UN

Thu, 2014-02-20 04:52
The United Nations has warned that millions of survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon were still without adequate shelter 100 days after the disaster.        
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