By Julliane Love de Jesus
Since foreign aid had been pouring in after the onslaught of supertyphoon Yolanda, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Thursday has decided to institutionalize the military assistance given by 16 countries, particularly the United States, to the Philippines in the form of the Multinational Coordinating Center (MNCC).
By Dona Z. Pazzibugan
Even the government’s estimates of casualties from the Supertyphoon “Yolanda” have come under criticism amid increasing disapproval of the Aquino administration’s response to the typhoon, the strongest ever recorded, that roared through the central islands of the Visayas a week ago.
By Matikas Santos
President Benigno Aquino III will push through with his state visit to South Korea after he has checked on the situation in Bohol and Cebu that were hit by a magnitude 7.2 earthquake Tuesday.
By Michael Lim Ubac
The investigation on Saturday of the explosion that ripped through a posh apartment building in Taguig City on Friday night began to center on the renter of the unit where the blast occurred, as President Benigno Aquino III ordered probers to find out what caused the explosion that killed three people and injured five others.
By Nikko Dizon
Nearly 5,000 persons, almost half of them children, have been displaced by the ongoing conflict in Sabah, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Saturday.
By Frances Mangosing
The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao has created a crisis unit in anticipation of a mass deportation of Filipinos from Malaysia to Tawi-Tawi due to clashes between Malaysian security forces and followers of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III.
By Nikko Dizon
Once again, the Philippines is on alert for the satellite launch of South Korea that has been postponed at least three times last year.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Australian government on Tuesday announced additional aid of 2.3 million Australian dollars (around P96 million) to support the Philippines’ continuing relief efforts for victims of typhoon “Pablo” in Eastern Mindanao.
The UN Security Council on Wednesday held emergency talks on North Korea’s long-range rocket launch amid western demands for tough action against the isolated state.
By Jerome Aning
The Philippine embassy in the United States has called on Filipino-Americans to lend a helping hand to victims of Typhoon “Pablo” in Mindanao even as it thanked the US government for providing an additional $3 million in humanitarian assistance.