By Joanna Los Baños
An Australian, Ewan Marshall, and his girlfriend, Michelle Abad, were among 16 climbers and local guides who were rescued in Mayon Volcano, which exploded Tuesday. The two were reported Thursday in the Australian media to be heading to Boracay to continue their holiday.
By Ayan C. Mellejor
The provincial government of Davao Oriental and the World Food Program (WFP) have started briefing farmers on the cash-for-work program, in an effort to cover initially 800 hectares of rice farms in Cateel, Baganga and Boston municipalities.
By Doris C. Dumlao
The Filipino expat community here gave President Aquino not just a warm welcome amid wintry weather. They pooled funds to help Filipinos victimized by typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) back home.
By Eunice Barbara C. Novio
A man dials 999. Hazel Margarita Parado takes the call. Geoffrey Panganiban, part of a three-man ambulance team, prepares for dispatch. It is an emergency hotline in Dubai.
By Frinston L. Lim
For a group of expatriates employed by a Japanese manufacturing company in Mindanao, it was a way of paying back when they visited and handed relief goods to victims of typhoon ‘Pablo’ here on Christmas Eve.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Filipino released by Somali pirates along with 21 other foreign sailors will be home soon as the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has started arrangements for his flight back home.
By Marlon Ramos
The Indonesian government on Monday came to the aid of thousands of typhoon “Pablo” (Bopha) victims in the Visayas and Mindanao, donating $1 million and four tons of relief items through the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).
By Alan Nawal
The United Nations on Monday unveiled in Davao City an action plan to rehabilitate areas devastated by typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) in Mindanao—particularly the provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental—and launched a global campaign to raise some P2.7 billion to back it up.
By Tina G. Santos
Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said they have started efforts to locate the mother of Imee Sayson, the seven-year-old girl from Compostela Valley who survived after being buried in mud for 24 hours.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Three Filipino fishermen were rescued by a passing Netherlands Antilles-registered cargo vessel two days after their fishing boat capsized about 70 nautical miles east of Bitaogan, Surigao del Sur, according to the Philippine Coast Guard.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
Several prestigious foreign travel publications like Travel + Leisure Magazine have reaffirmed the Philippines’ fame as having some of the best beaches in the world.
Police in the Philippines on Friday said they had rescued a 2-year-old American boy who was kidnapped for ransom from his home in Pampanga province. Two kidnappers were arrested.