Typhoon Ondoy

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Name: Typhoon Ondoy
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm of P130,000

MANILA, Philippines -- A Quezon City court sentenced an information technology (IT) technician to up to 20 years in jail after finding him guilty of defrauding his employer of over P130,000 cash five years agoEngelbert Carrancho tried to absolve himself ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Home is where the bridge is

11:32 pmby JAIME R. PILAPILREPORTERIn 2010, Carmelita, 56, and her husband, Reynaldo Mendoza, 66, were relocated to Barangay San Jose in Antipolo City, east of Manila. But a few months later, they returned to what passed for their house under a bridge ... [Published Manila Times - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 07 2014 - Updated Apr 07 2014 - 1 reports

DOJ to study legality of 'no-build zone' policy

MANILA - Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has assured parties questioning the government’s “no-build zone” in Yolanda-hit areas in Eastern Visayas that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will study the legality of the policy.In a letter last March 5 to Salvador ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 07 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

At UP, disaster risk management now a subject

Dr. Benito Pacheco, one of the professors teaching the course, said CE 10 has been offered for two semesters now—since June 2013.Since last year, two large classes composed of 240 students—or 120 students per semester—have taken up the interdisciplinary ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 06 2014]
First reported Mar 27 2014 - Updated Mar 27 2014 - 1 reports

A different kind of love

The Sunday invitation from Joyce Yang, head of the University of San Carlos’ Department of Business Administration for a Monday Lenten recollection with Fr. Jose “Joe” Quilongquilong, SJ came on short notice but I had no second thoughts about accepting ... [Published Cebu Daily News - Mar 27 2014]
First reported Mar 23 2014 - Updated Mar 23 2014 - 1 reports

Filipino pupils in UAE reach out to calamity-hit compatriots

DUBAI: Nine hundred ninety-seven pupils of two public schools in the Philippines, whose education has been affected by two calamities in 2013, have received a financial assistance of Dhs17,259 ($4,685.00/Php207,108) from young Filipinos in the UAE.The ... [Published The Gulf Today - Mar 23 2014]
First reported Mar 22 2014 - Updated Mar 22 2014 - 1 reports

QC ready for celebration of its 75th anniversary

The Quezon City government is all set for the grand celebration of QC's 75th founding anniversary which could have begun its festivity as early as 2009 but had to be canceled to give to way to the massive relief operations for affected families hit by ... [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Mar 22 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Wrap up pork barrel probe, blue ribbon committee told

10:55 pmby THE Senate Blue Ribbon committee should come up with a partial report on the pork barrel scam so that it can start its inquiry into the P900-million Malampaya fund mess, Senate majority leader Alan Peter Cayetano said on Wednesday.Cayetano ... [Published Manila Times - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Pasig City weapons vs disaster: Communication, cooperation

byPosted on 03/13/2014 8:22 PM  | Updated 03/17/2014 11:28 PMSUBIC, Philippines – In 2009, typhoon Ondoy dumped more than a month and a half worth of rain in 24 hours.Pasig City was one of the areas worst ... [Published Rappler - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 16 2014 - Updated Mar 16 2014 - 1 reports

Application ‘points to safety’

INSPIRED by his experiences during typhoon Ondoy, a Cebuano developed a smartphone application that will guide users during disaster and emergency situations.Named after the Cebuano word for teach, the Tudlo App is meant to guide and inform users of the ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 16 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 4 reports

PNoy admits slow aid

Apologizes to Yolanda victims for gov t failurePRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III on Thursday apologized for the government s failure to act more quickly in bringing relief to the survivors of super typhoon Yolanda, which battered most parts of Eastern Visayas ... [Published Manila Standard Today - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 06 2014 - Updated Mar 06 2014 - 1 reports

2 dead, 6 hurt in shooting at Rizal housing site

“There was a dispute between the developers and the residents who were asking payment for some trees they claimed they planted on the property,” San Juan said.He said two persons, a father and a son, then boarded a backhoe and took its operator hostage ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 06 2014]

Quotes

...But sometimes, as my Philosophy professor said, failure and brokenness is good because it allows you to be whole again. " Minsan kailangan mabasag para mabuo ulit. Kailangan bumagsak para makabangon. Lahat ng hirap kailangan mapagdaanan para malampasan." (Sometimes it's necessary to be broken so that we can be whole again. We need to fall so we can stand up...
"Ngayong taon din po natin ipagdiriwang ang naudlot na 70th founding anniversary celebration ng Quezon City" she added
"Nagpapasalamat ako dahil full support sila (Metro mayors) at darating tayo sa yugto na sila (LGUs) ang magaayos ng terminals dahil na sa kanila yung jurisdiction" he said
"Heeeeetooo akoooohhh... Basang-basa sa ulaaaaann... Walang masisilungaaaann!!! Ang panalo ng Rak of Aegis!!! Talagang true-blue jologs ako, and I'm proud of it! Aegis poreber en eber!" wrote freelance writer and producer Tops Brugada on his Facebook status (exact quote, sans changes)

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IT technician found guilty of defrauding firm o... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 14 2014]
Home is where the bridge is [Published Manila Times - Apr 13 2014]
What the UN climate report says about Philippines [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 08 2014]
DOJ to study legality of 'no-build zone' policy [Published ABS-CBN News - Apr 07 2014]
At UP, disaster risk management now a subject [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 06 2014]
MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old canc... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Apr 04 2014]
'This is our story' [Published Rappler - Apr 03 2014]
Quezon City rolls out plans for ‘Future Perfect... [Published Philippine Star - Apr 03 2014]
A different kind of love [Published Cebu Daily News - Mar 27 2014]
COLORED STONES BUSINESSEcija village residents ... [Published Punto! Central Luzon - Mar 25 2014]
Impressions of an Iron Chef: Geoffrey Zakarian ... [Published Philippine Star - Mar 25 2014]
Filipino pupils in UAE reach out to calamity-hi... [Published The Gulf Today - Mar 23 2014]
QC ready for celebration of its 75th anniversary [Published Philippines Daily Tribune - Mar 22 2014]
Wrap up pork barrel probe, blue ribbon committe... [Published Manila Times - Mar 19 2014]
Pasig ferry service set to sail again on April 28 [Published Philippine Star - Mar 19 2014]
The indomitable, unsinkable Filipino spirit in ... [Published Herword.com - Mar 17 2014]
Pasig City weapons vs disaster: Communication, ... [Published Rappler - Mar 17 2014]
FOLLOWING THE NUMBERS | Keeping an eye on Phili... [Published Interaksyon - Mar 17 2014]
Application ‘points to safety’ [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 16 2014]
PNoy admits slow aid [Published Manila Standard Today - Mar 13 2014]
Execs defend junket amid storm ruin [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 13 2014]
President Aquino thanks ADB for supporting gove... [Published US News Las Vegas - Mar 13 2014]
President Aquino thanks ADB for supporting gove... [Published Philippine Information Agency - Mar 13 2014]
Marikina: Lessons in transparency [Published Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism - Mar 13 2014]
Aquino thanks ADB for $1-B loan [Published Manila Bulletin - Mar 13 2014]
PNoy apologizes to student over slow gov't resp... [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 13 2014]
The Binalot experience: Identifying opportuniti... [Published Business Mirror - Mar 11 2014]
Ferry on Pasig River to start operations in April [Published Philippine Star - Mar 08 2014]
UN speaker calls for disaster risk mitigation [Published Philippine Star - Mar 07 2014]
2 dead, 6 hurt in shooting at Rizal housing site [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Mar 06 2014]
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