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President Aquino leads launching of nationwide Measles-Oral Polio Vaccine Mass Immunization Campaign

President Aquino leads launching of nationwide Measles-Oral Polio Vaccine Mass Immunization Campaign

Sep. 1 | By Lady Marie Dela Torre MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 1 — President Benigno S. Aquino III led the launching on Monday of the month-long supplemental Measles-Rubella-Oral Polio... Read more »

Features

President Aquino hails 2014 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

President Aquino hails 2014 Ramon Magsaysay awardees

Sep. 1 | MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 1 — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Sunday hailed the recipients of the 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Award during a ceremony at the Cultural Center... Read more »

Culture/History

Is Waray culture no culture?

Is Waray culture no culture?

Aug. 29 | By Pet Labro  Some years ago, local historian Charo Cabardo wrote of a Waray writer who was asked to share insights on Waray literature during a conference of the Pambansang Unyon... Read more »

Regional

Tacloban runway closed for runway repairs Wednesday — CAAP

Tacloban runway closed for runway repairs Wednesday — CAAP

Sep. 1 | MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 1 — The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) on Monday announced that the Daniel Romualdez Airport in Tacloban City will be temporarily... Read more »

National

NAIA T3 on full alert over suspected bomb interception

NAIA T3 on full alert over suspected bomb interception

Sep. 1 | MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 1 — Authorities at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 3 (NAIA T3) are on full alert after police were able to intercept a suspected... Read more »

International

256 dead, 255 missing in Nepal floods, landslides

256 dead, 255 missing in Nepal floods, landslides

Sep. 1 |   KATHMANDU, Sept. 1 — At least 256 people were killed and 255 remain missing in floods and landslides over the past two months since the monsoon season began in June,... Read more »

Ebola death toll in Guinea rises to 460

Sep. 1 |   CONAKRY, Sept. 1 — The latest data released by Guinea’s health ministry shows that at least 690 Ebola cases have been confirmed in... Read more »

Press Release

Smart launches Sulit IDD Card for easier and more affordable connections abroad

Aug. 31 | Wireless services leader Smart Communications, Inc. (Smart) recently launched the Smart Sulit IDD Card, a new offer that gives Smart Prepaid subscribers... Read more »
Private sector calls for ResilientPH

Private sector calls for ResilientPH

Sep. 1 |   The private sector is taking a more active role in pushing for the resiliency agenda as the Philippines becomes more vulnerable to disasters and adverse impact of climate... Read more »

Videos/Photos

In Photos: Yolanda aftermath (Tacloban City; Palo, Leyte)

In Photos: Yolanda aftermath (Tacloban City; Palo, Leyte)

Apr. 27 | Photos & videos taken by Frederic Vanwalleghem Vanwalleghem is a 36-year-old photographer who was born in Belgium. He specialises in experiential documentary, reportage and... Read more »