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Aquino inspects construction of bunkhouses in Loon, Bohol

LOON, Bohol  (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday afternoon visited anew this province, which was hardest hit by the 7.2-magnitude earthquake in October last year, as part of the 28th anniversary celebration of the EDSA People Power Revolution. President Aquino,...
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Davao Oriental thankful for recovery from typhoon ‘Pablo’

CATEEL, Davao Oriental  (Mabuhay) – For mobilizing the entire national government machinery to address their urgent concerns following the onslaught of super typhoon “Pablo” (Bopha), the people of Davao Oriental thanked President Benigno S. Aquino III during the “Pulong Bayan sa...
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13 dead as floods, landslides hit ‘Pablo’-ravaged areas

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Days of rains triggered floods and landslide in the Caraga Region in Mindanao, killing at least 13 people, according to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC). NDRRMC spokesperson Reynaldo Balido said seven people died in Davao...
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President Aquino enjoins all departments to support Pablo rehab

MANILA, Sept 6 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III has enjoined all departments, agencies, and Instrumentalities of the national government and local government units (LGUs) to actively support the full implementation of the Task Force Pablo Rehabilitation Plans and...
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DSWD reiterates appeal for increased vigilance vs human traffickers

MANILA, Sept. 5 (Mabuhay) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), co-chair of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), reiterated its appeal for increased vigilance against human trafficking. In a statement issued Thursday, the DSWD stressed that...
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PFDA bares P183-M fish port projects for ARMM

MANILA  (Mabuhay) — The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority (PFDA) Friday bared the construction of more than P183-million worth of fish port projects in seven municipalities of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) that is part of a comprehensive peace and...
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DepEd eyes tent schools for ‘Pablo’ survivors

MANILA, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) -– The Department of Education (DepEd) is planning to set up tents that will serve as temporary schools for students in the typhoon-battered provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental. DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro said as of the department’s...
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902 dead, 934 missing due to ‘Pablo’

MANILA, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) -– The death toll from Typhoon Pablo has climbed to 902, with the figure expected to rise further as 934 remain missing, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Thursday. The NDRRMC said 567 of the bodies have been...
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Philippine military working with Indonesian authorities in search for missing typhoon victims at sea

MANILA, Dec 12 (Mabuhay) – The Philippine military has coordinated with the Indonesian authorities for assistance in the ongoing maritime search and rescue operations following the devastation brought about by Typhoon Pablo in Mindanao. Philippine Navy’s Capt. Robert...
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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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