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Comelec gives generator sets as power source in Yolanda-hit areas

MANILA, Nov 11 (Mabuhay) — The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has provided generator sets and batteries to provinces affected by super typhoon Yolanda. Comelec chief Sixto Brillantes Jr. tweeted that the poll body released generator sets and batteries to the National...
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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...

Heavy rains kill eight in Philippines

Fifty-two villages were reported under water in Surigao del Sur province on the southern island of Mindanao, forcing local governor Johnny Pimentel to declare a state of calamity so emergency state rescue funds could be tapped. “The town of San Miguel alone is already...

Philippines denounces rebel ‘extortion’ ahead of talks

MANILA, December 28, 2010 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s government on Tuesday denounced communist rebel extortion of businesses, which his spokeswoman said could scare away investments and jobs. The government has learned that seven mining firms in the...