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PH envoy to US asks Fil-Americans to give aid to ‘Pablo’ victims


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.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Gov’t orders search for families of OFWs in typhoon-hit areas

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz.   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz has ordered the regional offices of the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) to help locate families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) coming from areas hit by Typhoon “Pablo” in the Visayas and Mindanao.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Starving ‘Pablo’ survivors mob food, relief trucks

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Desperate and starving residents on Tuesday clambered onto trucks distributing food and used clothing as local and international groups continued to deliver much-needed relief goods to villages hit by Typhoon “Pablo” last week.

Posted: December 12th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Global aid for PH launched


The United Nations on Monday launched a $65 million global appeal to help desperate survivors of a typhoon that killed more than 600 people, left nearly 900 missing and thousands homeless in the southern Philippines.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Banner Story,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino: Stop assigning blame for high death toll

HE AIN’T HEAVY, HE’S MY BROTHER  President Aquino distributes cash and relief goods to victims of Typhoon “Pablo” during his visit to the devastated town of New Bataan in Compostela Valley on Friday. BULLIT MARQUEZ/AP

President Aquino on Friday flew into this town hardest-hit by Typhoon “Pablo” to meet with bruised and grieving survivors and promise them government assistance in rebuilding their lives.

Posted: December 8th, 2012 in Banner Story,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UN says PH preparedness cut death toll


The United Nations agency for disaster reduction has lauded the Philippines’ preparedness for Typhoon “Pablo,” saying enhanced weather forecasting and flood warning systems helped reduce loss of lives from the typhoon.

Posted: December 7th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UN hails Philippines early typhoon warning systems

The PAGASA-DOST Weather Radar Station in Barangay Buenavista, Bato, Catanduanes. LYN RILLON/INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Improved early warning systems in the Philippines saved many lives as the country was ravaged by Typhoon Bopha, the United Nations office for disaster risk reduction said Wednesday.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino to overseas Filipino achievers: Help

President Benigno Aquino with Allan “Apl.de.Ap” Pineda of the Black Eyed Peas. LYN RILLON PHOTO

President Aquino Wednesday night expressed concern over reports of the high death toll and heavy damage wrought by Typhoon “Pablo” and exhorted successful Filipino professionals abroad to extend help to the hundreds of families grappling with its aftermath.

Posted: December 6th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Fujiwhara: Like 2 storms dancing

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Typhoons “Igme” and “Julian” appear destined to meet in a Fujiwhara dance across Philippine skies.

Posted: August 25th, 2012 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Venus transit a show like no other

VENUS LIKE A DOT Baguio City was cloudy for the most part of Wednesday, but at 10:48 a.m., the skies partly cleared and showed Venus like a speck in the sun. A Pentax K-7 camera, with a filtered A 70-210 mm lens, was used for this photo taken in Pinget village of the country’s summer capital. RICHARD BALONGLONG/INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

None of us will likely see Venus pass, like a moving beauty spot, across the face of the sun again.

Posted: June 7th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »



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