Typhoon Ondoy

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Name: Typhoon Ondoy
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

BHWs plant trees at Mt. Arayat

ARAYAT -- For the Barangay Health Workers (BHWs) of this town, the recurring disasters and climate change strengthen the necessity to push for reforestation initiatives not only to make the province greener but also to protect low-lying areas from heavy ... [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

BanKO brings banking to residents of resettlement site

The owners of the four recently inaugurated BanKO partner outlets join officers of BPI Globe BanKO, Ayala Foundation, Habitat for Humanity Philippines and ABS CBN Foundation. MANILA, Philippines - BPI Globe BanKO brings banking to the residents of "BayaniJuan ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Young Volunteers Revive Dying Creek in the Philippines

Nobody seemed to notice the slow degradation of Maningning (literally “bright”) over the years. What once was a pleasant sight to behold became a receptacle of garbage.In 2009, when the floods brought by Typhoon Ondoy (internationally known as Ketsana) ... [Published Asian Development Bank - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

Women entrepreneurs of today

CEBU, Philippines - Gone were the days when men largely dominated business management and even employment opportunities. Today, reality would tell us that women these days have developed the strength and drive to become successful entrepreneurs.Many deprived ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

World Humanitarian Day: Protect the humanitarians

'Let us celebrate World Humanitarian day by looking at humanitarian heroes who work to provide the basics of life to the most vulnerable from disasters and conflict'Every year, August 19 is celebrated as World Humanitarian Day, dedicated to aid workers ... [Published Rappler - Aug 18 2014]
Entities: Humanism, Workers, Disaster
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

A Culture of Grace, Multiplied: Sends your ships in and out!

“STOP. Stop. Look here, and all eyes focus on the poster paper held by an easel. “Who are your heroes?” The page quickly fills up with Magic Johnson, Cicely Tyson, Oprah, Rosa Parks, Barack Obama, Martin Luther King, Michael Jordan. I add NVM Gonzalez. ... [Published Asian Journal - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Sewn Sandals: Footwear brand steps up to realize other people’s dreams

These cute “Malaya” sandals make even just strolling in the mall a fashion moment. Photo courtesy of Mariel Veluz.In dealing with her quarter-life crisis, former banker Mariella Veluz took up Nursing so that she could work in the United States. The profession ... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 13 2014 - Updated Aug 13 2014 - 1 reports

Probe on sex for food in Laguna relocation site sought

MANILA, Philippines - A Church official on Wednesday urged the government to look into alleged incidents of the so-called "sex for food" racket in a resettlement area  in Laguna.Father Anton Pascual, executive director of Caritas Manila, said the issue ... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]
First reported Aug 09 2014 - Updated Aug 09 2014 - 1 reports

Starting all over after twice hit by a typhoon

REBUILDING AGAIN. Residents of Bayan ni Juan start all over again after Typhoon Glenda destroyed their houses. All photos by Aya LoweMANILA, Philippines – When Typhoon Glenda crossed the Philippines on July 16, at winds of up to 250km/h, Jessica Briboneria, ... [Published Rappler - Aug 09 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Jinggoy weary of delay in Malampaya fund scam probe

MANILA - Detained Senator Jinggoy Estrada has asked the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee why the investigation into the P900 million Malampaya fund scam has not yet commenced.In a statement, Estrada said he can only think of two reasons for the delay."One, ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 03 2014 - Updated Aug 03 2014 - 1 reports

8 tragic events that happened during 'Ghost Month'

MANILA – Do you believe in the "Ghost Month"?There is a Chinese belief that one should watch out for bad luck during August, the so-called "ghost month." Based on the 2014 Chinese lunar calendar, "ghost month" this year began July 27 and will end on August ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 03 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

QC, NFA to forge pact on rice purchase

Share this:The Quezon City government and the National Food Authority (NFA) will forge an agreement to enable the former to purchase rice on credit from the latter.Officials said the city government will now be able to improve the distribution of relief ... [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]

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"We initiated this to save the environment especially in times of disasters. If we will not save the mountain, the residents will also suffer the consequences" said Alejandrino
"I did not have second thoughts when I was invited to become a partner outlet. Aside from having extra income to help me provide a better future for my children, I am also able to help my neighbors save" Alma Managuit, owner of Jam Eatery, said
"We had no budget to work with. We wrote letters to everyone we knew had a stake in the salvation of the creek."
"Let us celebrate World Humanitarian day by looking at humanitarian heroes who work to provide the basics of life to the most vulnerable from disasters and conflict"

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BHWs plant trees at Mt. Arayat [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 28 2014]
BanKO brings banking to residents of resettleme... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 28 2014]
Young Volunteers Revive Dying Creek in the Phil... [Published Asian Development Bank - Aug 28 2014]
Women entrepreneurs of today [Published Philippine Star - Aug 25 2014]
World Humanitarian Day: Protect the humanitarians [Published Rappler - Aug 18 2014]
A Culture of Grace, Multiplied: Sends your ship... [Published Asian Journal - Aug 16 2014]
Sewn Sandals: Footwear brand steps up to realiz... [Published Interaksyon - Aug 15 2014]
Philippines: Field Monitor Assistants - Frontli... [Published World Food Programme - Aug 14 2014]
Probe on sex for food in Laguna relocation site... [Published Philippine Star - Aug 13 2014]
Bring the bar exams closer to home [Published Philippine Star - Aug 11 2014]
Starting all over after twice hit by a typhoon [Published Rappler - Aug 09 2014]
How to make the ‘hungry ghosts’ happy [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Aug 05 2014]
Metro Pacific pays it forward for environment [Published Philippine Star - Aug 04 2014]
Jinggoy weary of delay in Malampaya fund scam p... [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 04 2014]
8 tragic events that happened during 'Ghost Month' [Published ABS-CBN News - Aug 03 2014]
Entrepreneurs’ basic survival guide for the ‘gh... [Published Entrepreneur PH - Aug 02 2014]
“The smiling... singing... bouncing Pinoy” [Published Business World - Jul 30 2014]
QC, NFA to forge pact on rice purchase [Published Manila Bulletin - Jul 28 2014]
Benguet gets US grant [Published Sun Star Network - Jul 25 2014]
City of Manila boasts less damage in wake of ty... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jul 17 2014]
Clothes with expiry dates–after which, still we... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 28 2014]
The ancestral home where statues of saints were... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 26 2014]
Kick off your shoes [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 25 2014]
IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm o... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 14 2014]
A Moveable Feast on Top of the World [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 01 2014]
We need to band together to fight cyber child p... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 28 2014]
History of the Filipino of the Year award [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 18 2014]
Even the dead got Malampaya funds [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Dec 23 2013]
Inside Rico Blanco’s ‘Galactik Fiestamatik’ uni... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 29 2013]
Filipino-owned Tru Cab Helps Phoenix Valley Res... [Published PRWeb - Nov 15 2013]
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