Monthly Archives: December 2013

Last vestiges of corruption will end soon – Aquino

MANILA —In what he described as the “last two minutes” of his term, President Aquino urged Filipinos on Monday to remain on the path of righteousness and reason, claiming that his policy

Fireworks injuries soar

MANILA — Two days before the New Year’s Eve celebration, the Department of Health (DOH) said yesterday the number of fireworks-related injuries (FRIs) continues to soar as it now nears the 200

Palace backs Petilla stand on rate hike

MANILA – Malacañang is standing by Energy Secretary Jericho Petilla, saying it understands his predicament on the need for power distributors and generators to appeal the order of the Supreme Court (SC)

Six relief workers die in road crash

MANILA — A van carrying church volunteers returning home from Christmas relief operations in the typhoon-ravaged areas in the Visayas collided head on with a passenger bus on Sunday, killing six, police

Palace looks into case of 1,400 corpses

MANILA – Malacanang will ask concerned agencies to explain reports that at least 1,400 bodies have yet to be buried in Tacloban, seven weeks after Central and Eastern Visayas were battered by

Disaster response defining moment — Aquino

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III said the government’s effective response to disasters would, in part, define his administration even as some critics, including retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz, said the chief