How to help those affected by Typhoon #RubyPH (Hagupit) : Volunteer to repack, donate

While we have no control over the wrath of a tropical storm, we certainly can take action to help others.  Filipinos worried that this monster typhoon would be similar to Yolanda’s fury.  There was no time to lose as the private sector, government and corporations started to work together for zero casualty in affected areas . Government […]

Monitoring #RubyPH: Maps, contact numbers and advisories

Many agencies are preparing for Typhoon Ruby. Here is a curation and direct links below: 1. Updates on and government preparations for #RubyPH from gov.ph Social media accounts  directory- Government-managed facebook and twitter accounts to follow during natural disasters Severe Weather Bulletin for Typhoon “RUBY” (HAGUPIT) from NDRRMC 2. Official list of localities: Flood-prone municipalities […]

Print: Emergency hotlines of Government agencies

via gov.ph/emergency-hotlines National Disaster and Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) hotlines Trunklines- 911-5061 to 65 Operations Center- 911-1406, 912-2665, 912-5668 Philippine National Police (PNP) Hotline Patrol Hotline: 117 722-0650 Text hotline: 0917-847-5757 Bureau of Fire Protection (NCR) Direct line: (02) 426-0219, (02) 426-3812, (02)426-0246 Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Central hotline Public Assistance […]

Evidence of Iloilo Convention Center overprice found in deed of donation – Mejorada

(This is a statement from Ben Mejorada) The agreement to build the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) between Megaworld Corporation and the Department of Tourism had pegged its cost at only P200 million, and the best evidence of overpricing is the contract itself, former Iloilo provincial administrator Manuel “Boy” Mejorada said today. “The deed of donation […]

Video documentary on development: People of Casiguran vs Aurora Pacific Economic Zone

“Hindi kaunlaran ng nakararami. Kaunlaran lang ng iilan.” This is what Marlon Angara, a fisherfolk from Casiguran, said when asked about what he thinks of Aurora Pacific Economic Zone or APECO. He is one of the locals who are at risk of losing their land and livelihood to give way for the construction of a […]

CONgratulations! Aquino’s Pretend Achievements

Congratulations to our famous celebrity politician for showing the world how fierce and aggressive politicians in this country are. Despite all the missteps and intentional mistakes, you have prevailed and continued your rule in your field of expertise. Many Filipinos continue loving you even with those undesirable buddies you keep. Congratulations on your latest victories […]

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How to help those affected by Typhoon #RubyPH (Hagupit) : Volunteer to repack, donate

While we have no control over the wrath of a tropical storm, we certainly can take action to help others.  Filipinos worried that this monster typhoon would be similar to Yolanda’s fury.  There was no time to lose as the private sector, government and corporations started to work together for zero casualty in affected areas . Government […]

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Monitoring #RubyPH: Maps, contact numbers and advisories

Many agencies are preparing for Typhoon Ruby. Here is a curation and direct links below: 1. Updates on and government preparations for #RubyPH from gov.ph Social media accounts  directory- Government-managed facebook and twitter accounts to follow during natural disasters Severe Weather Bulletin for Typhoon “RUBY” (HAGUPIT) from NDRRMC 2. Official list of localities: Flood-prone municipalities […]

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Print: Emergency hotlines of Government agencies

via gov.ph/emergency-hotlines National Disaster and Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) hotlines Trunklines- 911-5061 to 65 Operations Center- 911-1406, 912-2665, 912-5668 Philippine National Police (PNP) Hotline Patrol Hotline: 117 722-0650 Text hotline: 0917-847-5757 Bureau of Fire Protection (NCR) Direct line: (02) 426-0219, (02) 426-3812, (02)426-0246 Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) Central hotline Public Assistance […]

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Evidence of Iloilo Convention Center overprice found in deed of donation – Mejorada

(This is a statement from Ben Mejorada) The agreement to build the Iloilo Convention Center (ICC) between Megaworld Corporation and the Department of Tourism had pegged its cost at only P200 million, and the best evidence of overpricing is the contract itself, former Iloilo provincial administrator Manuel “Boy” Mejorada said today. “The deed of donation […]

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Video documentary on development: People of Casiguran vs Aurora Pacific Economic Zone

“Hindi kaunlaran ng nakararami. Kaunlaran lang ng iilan.” This is what Marlon Angara, a fisherfolk from Casiguran, said when asked about what he thinks of Aurora Pacific Economic Zone or APECO. He is one of the locals who are at risk of losing their land and livelihood to give way for the construction of a […]

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CONgratulations! Aquino’s Pretend Achievements

Congratulations to our famous celebrity politician for showing the world how fierce and aggressive politicians in this country are. Despite all the missteps and intentional mistakes, you have prevailed and continued your rule in your field of expertise. Many Filipinos continue loving you even with those undesirable buddies you keep. Congratulations on your latest victories […]

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The Big Fat Power Crisis Lie

Let us not mince words and, at the expense of truth, surrender a sliver of doubt enough to allow a big fat brazen lie to slip through. The power crisis that Benigno Aquino III Is seeking emergency powers to address, and to which the House Energy Committee has railroaded discussions on, in order to spread […]

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Changing Tack: Politicians realize the need for a new approach, for better or for worse

The recent weeks in Philippine politics have been notable as political personalities shifted to new ways of handling things. Apparently, after realizing how they may not get the results they want with the ways they earlier decided to pursue, they are employing new strategies to salvage their political predicaments, change the public’s not so flattering […]

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Hell from Tacloban

“Hello from Tacloban”. It was the cover title of a slightly offbeat but certainly reputable international magazine’s anniversary issue on the crisis brought on by Typhoon Yolanda (Typhoon Haiyan) on central Philippines among whose islands and cities Tacloban was among the very worst hit. “Hello from Tacloban” by the very greeting alone immediately connotes an […]

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Parents cry ‘Help’ – Idyllic JASMS soon to be steamrollered into a concrete jungle

by Julie Fuertes as originally posted at the Philippine Online Chronicles. Grasshoppers. Caterpillars. Frogs. Leaves. Stones. These were a few of the things my children brought for me from school. Not only did they bring these things home, they also came home with faces streaked with (a bit of) dirt, their socks (somewhat) black on […]

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Watch — Yolanda survivor assails Aquino: ‘Gov’t help not felt by victims’ #RememberHaiyan

“Tignan mo, di siya pumunta rito. Dun siya sa Guian. Kung tumulong siya, dapat nagpunta siya dito. Dun siya e kasi andun ang kaalyado niya,” said Bong Baronda, a Yolanda survivor in Tacloban City. Baronda is a worker helping move one of the barges which were brought aground by supertyphoon Yolanda a year ago. According […]

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The Save Palawan Seas foundation Yolanda Relief Operation Update

On November 8, 2013, the world watched as the most powerful tropical cyclone in recorded history hit the Philippines. Super typhoon Yolanda (International codename: Haiyan) barreled through most of the central part of the archipelago, leaving a trail of devastation in its wake. With a death toll of over 5,632 and 1,759 missing as of […]

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