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China donates rice to Yolanda survivors

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Despite an ongoing territorial dispute with the Philippines, the Chinese government continues to bring assistance to survivors of super typhoon Yolanda by donating a shipment of rice to typhoon-affected areas. A statement from the Chinese embassy said a cargo...
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Dependence a worry as UN seeks more PH typhoon aid

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Red Cross warned against aid dependency in the Philippines Tuesday as the United Nations urged donors to double their assistance to millions of victims of the country’s deadliest-ever typhoon. The secretary general of the International...
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Farmers in Haiti raise $150 for Filipino farmers displaced by typhoon Haiyan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Knowing how difficult it is to recover from a cataclysm, small farmers in Haiti pooled together what little they had to raise $150 for fellow farmers in the Philippines who were among the more than 10 million Filipinos displaced recently by Typhoon Haiyan. In...
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Binay visits victims of typhoon in Capiz

MANILA, Nov. 14 (Mabuhay) – After visiting Iloilo on Wednesday, Vice President Jejomar Binay on Thursday flew to another Yolanda-hit province- Capiz, to continue his conduct of ocular inspection and oversee the ongoing relief efforts for the survivors. The vice president arrived...
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Roxas calls for ‘Bayanihan’ among LGUs amid destruction caused by ‘Yolanda’

MANILA, November 11 (Mabuhay) — Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II on Monday appealed to local government executives of areas spared by super typhoon “Yolanda” to mobilize personnel and resources in aid of communities now reeling from the destruction...
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President Aquino says national government temporarily takes over LGU in Leyte to strengthen relief efforts

TACLOBAN, Leyte, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — The national government temporarily takes over local government works in Leyte to process data from the ground and property determine the needs of the people so the government could send necessary assistance, President Benigno S. Aquino...
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Binay assures assistance to Pinay sisters nabbed for drug smuggling in Hong Kong

MANILA, July 31 (Mabuhay) -– The government will provide the necessary assistance to the two Filipino sisters arrested for carrying 14.5 kilos of shabu in Hong Kong, Vice President Jejomar Binay gave assurance Wednesday. In a statement, Binay, the Presidential Adviser on Overseas...
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Statement of H.E. Jose L. Cuisia, Jr., Philippine Ambassador to the United States, on Fatal Shooting of Filipina-American in Costco Store in Virginia

The Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines extends its deepest sympathy to the family of Mylene De Leon Scott, a member of the Filipino-American Community, who was shot dead by police officers responding to a reported disturbance inside the Costco Wholesale Store in Sterling,...
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PH Thanks Washington for Assistance to Typhoon Victims

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Philippine Embassy today expressed its appreciation to the United States for its prompt response in support of disaster relief efforts in typhoon-ravaged areas in Mindanao. “Our people are grateful for the assistance extended by the United States to help us...
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PHL to extend assistance to Hurricane ‘Sandy’

MANILA, Nov 1 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine government will extend assistance to the United States of America (USA) after Hurricane ‘Sandy’ – the largest Atlantic tropical hurricane on record – battered New York and surrounding cities last month, a Palace official said on Thursday....
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