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Pope to see many positive developments in ‘Yolanda’ rehab–Lacson

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Pope Francis. AP FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Navy captain’s ‘guns’ get US president’s attention

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President Barack Obama speaks to US and Philippine troops at Fort Bonifacio in Manila on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. He gave special mention to four military officers, including a Filipino from the Naval Special Operations Group, as the main characters in “an incredible story that captures the strength” of the longstanding alliance of the Philippines and the United States.  AP PHOTO/CHARLES DHARAPAK

Four military officers, including a Filipino from the Naval Special Operations Group (Navsog), were given special mention by US President Obama on Tuesday as the main characters in “an incredible story that captures the strength” of the longstanding alliance of the Philippines and the United States.

Posted: April 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Happy’ video is Belgian’s prize for Tacloban stint

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HAPPY FACES Quentin Musset (right) and the “stars” of his video showing the Filipino brand of resilience. QUENTIN MUSSET/contributor

The scene was almost surreal: happy townsfolk and emergency workers getting their groove on, dancing on top of wrecked cars, on debris-strewn streets and alleys, beside ships swept inland by the storm surge, for a moment seemingly unmindful of the devastation around them.

Posted: March 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

More needs to be done for Yolanda victims–UN

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The United Nations warned on Saturday that millions of survivors of the Philippines’ deadliest typhoon were still without adequate shelter 100 days after the disaster.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Football world unites for ‘Yolanda’ victims

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BECKHAM IN TACLOBAN  Football superstar David Beckham visits children living at the Tacloban City Convention Center tent city who have been displaced by Super Typhoon “Yolanda.” The English footballer is an ambassador of goodwill for the United Nations Children’s Fund.  RAFFY LERMA

It’s world football uniting for the Philippines.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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