2 Cebu Pacific domestic flights cancelled due to 'sunset limitation'

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on 2 Cebu Pacific domestic flights cancelled due to 'sunset limitation' 

MANILA, Nov. 25 –Two domestic flights of Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) were cancelled Monday due to "sunset limitation", the Department of Transportation and Communications said.

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Massive relief efforts underway in 'Yolanda'-hit areas; over 1-M food packs distributed

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on Massive relief efforts underway in 'Yolanda'-hit areas; over 1-M food packs distributed 

MANILA, Nov. 25 — Massive relief efforts are underway in the areas devastated by super typhoon "Yolanda," distributing a total of 1,402,820 food packs to typhoon survivors, a Palace officials said.

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Trade activity stabilizing in Samar

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on Trade activity stabilizing in Samar 

MANILA, Nov. 25 — In overseeing the Department of Trade and Industry’s (DTI) efforts to provide consumers access to discounted basic goods in typhoon-devastated cities of Samar, DTI local officials found that commerce in these communities have started to normalize.

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PBA superstars to lead relief efforts in Tacloban on Friday

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on PBA superstars to lead relief efforts in Tacloban on Friday 

MANILA, Nov. 25 –PBA rivals Mark Caguioa, Jimmy Alapag and Asi Taulava turn band of brothers to personally lend a hand in relief efforts in Tacloban City this Friday.

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Solon files 30 proposed resolutions commending 29 countries and UNICEF for prompt assistance to 'Yolanda' victims

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on Solon files 30 proposed resolutions commending 29 countries and UNICEF for prompt assistance to 'Yolanda' victims 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Nov. 25 (PNA) — A veteran member of the House of Representatives on Monday filed 30 proposed resolutions expressing the collective sense and heartfelt gratitude of the lawmakers to the same number of countries and agencies for helping the victims severely affected by super typhoon "Yolanda" (international name: Haiyan).

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Myanmar President Thein Sein state visit on Dec. 4 to 6

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on Myanmar President Thein Sein state visit on Dec. 4 to 6 

MANILA, Nov. 25 — Myanmar President Thein Sein will undertake a state visit to the Philippines from December 4 to 6 upon the invitation of President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.

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MMDA deploys 304 personnel for rehabilitation, clearing operations in Tacloban

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on MMDA deploys 304 personnel for rehabilitation, clearing operations in Tacloban 

MANILA, Nov. 25 — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) Chairman Francis Tolentino on Monday said they deployed a total of 304 technical staffs composed of engineers to assist in rehabilitating typhoon-ravaged Tacloban City.

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MHC to hold concert in US of GMA 7 teleserye My Husband’s Lover for typhoon victims

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on MHC to hold concert in US of GMA 7 teleserye My Husband’s Lover for typhoon victims 

MANILA, Nov. 25 -– The Migrant Heritage Commission based in Washington, DC announced on Monday that it will sponsor a concert of the popular GMA 7 television drama series “My Husband’s Lover” in Maryland on Nov. 30 with the MHC’s share of the proceeds going to the victims of super Typhoon “Yolanda.”

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Tail-end of cold front to bring isolated rains over Luzon, Metro Manila

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on Tail-end of cold front to bring isolated rains over Luzon, Metro Manila 

MANILA, Nov. 26 — Expect isolated rains over parts of Luzon including Metro Manila due to the tail-end of the cold front affecting Northern Luzon, the state weather forecaster said on Tuesday.

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Partial, official 'Yolanda' death toll now at 5,240 — NDRRMC

November 26, 2013 10:00 am· Comments Off on Partial, official 'Yolanda' death toll now at 5,240 — NDRRMC 

MANILA, Nov. 26 — The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced on Tuesday that the partial and official death toll for super typhoon "Yolanda" has now reached the 5,240 mark.

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