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January 8, 2019 2:39 AM Angara sends relief goods to landslide-stricken Bicol towns

Senator Sonny Angara has sent relief goods to typhoon-affected residents of Camarines Sur and Albay provinces in the wake of disastrous landslides and flooding in Bicol region that happened before the New Year. Angara's office handed over 7,000 relief packs to concerned local officials for distribution to victims of Tropical Depression Usman 137

December 27, 2018 3:01 AM GMA Kapuso Foundation unveils second Kapuso school in Marawi

GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) recently turned over the second Kapuso school built in Marawi City under the ‘Rebuild Marawi Project’. Through the joint efforts of its multi-sectoral partners and donors, GMAKF was able to rehabilitate two (2) classrooms and build four (4) classrooms and a total of 12 gender-sensitive restrooms at Pendolonan Elementary 139

November 22, 2018 11:41 AM MISLEADING: P800,000 Yolanda vs P200,000 Marawi shelters

The temporary shelters for typhoon Yolanda victims are divided into 12 units making it cheaper than the shelter for the displaced Marawi residents : Each of the temporary bunkhouses for typhoon Yolanda victims cost P800,000 as opposed to the temporary shelters for Marawi residents which cost P200,000. The state-run People’s Television Network (PTV) made the claim 99

November 1, 2018 6:23 AM GMA Kapuso Foundation opens first school rebuilt in Marawi City

GMA Kapuso Foundation (GMAKF) together with its multi-sectoral partners and donors successfully inaugurated the first school building that was rebuilt in Marawi City last October 29, a year after its liberation by the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) from terrorists. GMAKF’s ‘Rebuild Marawi Project’ constructed a new school building with a total 119

October 25, 2018 2:49 PM Typhoon Yutu to enter PAR by Saturday

Typhoon Yutu is expected to enter the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) as Rosita by Saturday, GMA News' resident meteorologist Nathaniel Cruz reported on 24 Oras. Yutu has made landfall at the northern Mariana Islands that was hit by the powerful Typhoon Manghkut (Typhoon Ompong) in September. Based on data from PAGASA, the center of Yutu is 2,200 kilometers 108

October 16, 2018 9:20 PM Harvests ease Pangasinan rice prices

ROSALES, Pangasinan — Prices of rice in Pangasinan province have gone down by at least P5 per kilogram in the past two weeks, a rice trader here said recently. Well-milled rice sold for P40 per kilo in retail stores as palay (unhusked rice) prices dropped at the start of the harvest season, said Roger Tan, who owns a rice mill here. A 50-kilo sack of rice used to sell for P2,200 but had been priced 94

October 10, 2018 11:37 AM Makabayan bloc wants probe on Benguet, Cebu landslides

The House Makabayan bloc on Wednesday sought an inquiry into the recent landslides in Itogon, Benguet and Naga, Cebu. Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate, ACT-Teachers Reps. Antonio Tinio and France Castro, Gabriela Reps. Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas, Anakpawis Rep. Ariel Casilao, and Kabataan Rep. Sarah Elago filed House Resolution 2238 in a bid to come up with an appropriate 77

October 4, 2018 1:30 PM Duterte wants retiring Army chief to head DSWD

President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday said he wants Army Chief Liutenant Rolando Bautista to be the next Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary. In a speech before alumni of the Philippine Military Academy on Thursday night, the President announced Bautista as his choice for DSWD secretary. “I’ll announce it, the next DSWD secretary 41

October 4, 2018 8:01 AM Gatchalian wants budget hike for AFP reserve corps

Senator Sherwin Gatchalian is eyeing a higher budget for the Armed Forces of the Philippines Reserve Corps (AFPRF) in 2019 to improve the reserve corps’ training during natural calamities. “I believe that we should maintain and develop the AFP Reserve Force to help our country respond to the disastrous effects of natural calamities caused by climate 39

October 3, 2018 10:44 AM Typhoon-ravaged town in Cagayan to get 24/7 solar power

TUGUEGARAO CITY — Calayan, a coastal town in Cagayan province, would soon be served with electricity generated by solar panels to help its residents recover from the impact of typhoon “Ompong” (international name: Mangkhut) last month. a 320-kilowatt power grid to energize Calayan, which is still recovering from crop and infrastructure losses. Calayan 36