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Tacloban City’s executive and legislative offices complement efforts to help Yolanda survivors

TACLOBAN CITY, Aug. 26 (PNA) — The executive and legislative branches of the city government here are one in ensuring that their constituents affected by super typhoon Yolanda are being…

Christian church to extend livelihood projects to ‘Yolanda’ victims

TACLOBAN CITY, Aug. 26 (PNA) -– The Harvest Evangelical Free Church will implement various livelihood programs in this city to help super typhoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) victims rebuild their shattered lives….

Flash floods displace 200 families in Sarangani

By Allen Estabillo GENERAL SANTOS CITY, Aug. 26 (PNA) — Around 200 families in the coastal municipalities of Kiamba and Maasim in Sarangani Province were displaced as flash floods ravaged…

Gov. Defensor thanks President Aquino for approving P17.3-B ‘Yolanda’ rehab plan

By Annabel J. Petinglay ILOILO CITY, Aug. 26 (PNA) — Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. during his state of the province address (SOPA) delivered before the Iloilo provincial board members,…

Cebu provincial government, Filinvest P6-B joint venture gets PEZA ITC certification

CEBU CITY, Aug. 25 (PNA) — The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) has certified as “information technology center” (ITC) the P6-billion joint venture project between developer Filinvest Land Inc. (FLI)…

Catbalogan City constructs temporary shelters for typhoon “Glenda” victims

CATBALOGAN CITY, Aug 25 (PNA) — The city government here has gone full-swing with the construction of temporary shelters for its constituents currently staying in evacuation centers after being displaced…

Groups train Dagami folks on livelihood

DAGAMI, Leyte, Aug. 25 (PNA) — The Tacloban Pinoy Tour Club (TPTC), in collaboration with the Cristina’s Learn and Earn Program (CLEP), taught residents of this town on how to…

Gov. Marcos lauds Ilocos Norte PNP’s highest crime solution efficiency so far

LAOAG CITY, Ilocos Norte, Aug. 25 (PNA) — Governor Imee R. Marcos has lauded the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Ilocos Norte for its intensified drive against criminality resulting in…

ILO’s P7.375M livelihood project to benefit four Leyte towns

By Perla G. Lena TACLOBAN CITY, Aug 24 (PNA) — Some 700 workers from four towns of Leyte are slated to benefit from the sustainable livelihoods though contour farming supported…

Ormoc’s upland villages benefit from mobile registration project

By Felix N. Codilla ORMOC CITY, Aug 23 (PNA) — At least 63 residents of Tongonan and its nearby villages in this city have availed of the mobile civil registration…

Cebu Capitol gives P350T aid to police anti-drug operations

By Eddie O. Barrita CEBU CITY, Aug. 23 (PNA) — The Cebu Provincial Anti-Drug Abuse Commission (CPADAC) has given some P350,000 to different police stations in component cities and municipalities…

Two killed, 1 hurt as NGCP tower falls

By Belinda M. Otordoz PAGBILAO, Quezon Aug 24 (PNA) – Two linemen died and another was wounded when a tower owned by National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) accidentally…

77 Region 1 cops trained to go after motorcycle-riding criminals

CAMP OSCAR FLORENDO, La Union, Aug. 22 (PNA) — The days of criminals riding in tandem on motorcycle in the Ilocos Region are now numbered. This, after a total of…

Leyte town coco industry slowly recovers from typhoon damage

DAGAMI Leyte, Aug. 23 (PNA) — The coconut industry of this town is still on the road to recovery after super typhoon Yolanda damaged the its major source of living,…

Foundation offers college scholarship to Yolanda survivors

TACLOBAN CITY, Aug. 23 (PNA) — The Alfonso Yuchengco Foundation is offering college scholarship in areas affected by super typhoon Yolanda, according to this city’s vice-mayor Jerry Yaokasin. Yaokasin’s office…