By Tina G. Santos
The visit of Pope Francis to the Philippines in January 2015 will be an opportunity for the Filipino people to show who they truly are—resilient and having a “bottomless” hope, according to Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle.
By Ronnel W. Domingo
The United Nations’ Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in the Philippines had put up a “Glenda” Task Force as the international aid community went on standby while monitoring the strongest howler to hit the country in eight months.
By Christine Avendaño
The Department of Foreign Affairs will resume its consular services on Thursday (July 17) after its suspension on Wednesday due to typhoon “Glenda.”
By Jocelyn R. Uy
If Pope Francis’ visit to towns ravaged by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) would push through in 2015, may he not only stop over in Tacloban but also in other areas where there have been many success stories amid recovery and rehabilitation, said Presidential Assistant on Rehabilitation Panfilo Lacson.
By Joey A. Gabieta
The European Union will donate 30 million euros in additional financial assistance to help the Philippines rebuild areas hit by Super Typhoon Yolanda.