Duterte recalls ‘Yolanda’ wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Duterte recalls 'Yolanda' wrath: I was bleeding inside my heart

Known for his expletive-laden speeches, President Rodrigo Duterte veered away from hurling invectives as he remembered the wrath of  supertyphoon “Yolanda” during his visit in Tacloban City on Friday.

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Senate to insist role in Cha-cha for benefit of people—Bam Aquino

Senate to insist role in Cha-cha for benefit of people—Bam Aquino

The Senate will insist on being part of any move to amend the Charter despite the insistence of Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez that they could do it alone without the upper chamber, according to an opposition senator.

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‘Urduja’ grounds planes at Tacloban airport

Flight operations have been halted at Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport in Tacloban, Leyte as Tropical Storm “Urduja” (international name: Kai-Tak) continued to inflict damage in Eastern Visayas, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) announced. CAAP spokesman Eric Apolonio issued the advisory on Friday as Urduja continued to hammer Eastern Visayas and Caraga with scattered to widespread rains. […]

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Duterte creates inter-agency task force to monitor ‘Yolanda’ rehab

Duterte creates inter-agency task force to monitor ‘Yolanda’ rehab

President Rodrigo Duterte has created an inter-agency task force to monitor the government’s rehabilitation efforts in areas hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan).

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Power back in Tacloban, parts of Leyte but supply still unstable

Power was restored in this city and some parts of Leyte province on Thursday night after the National Grid Corporation of the Philippines (NGCP) supplied 43 megawatts to a local electric cooperative a week after the province was hit by a 6.5-magnitude earthquake.

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