5th anniversary of Yolanda marked

November 09, 2018
TACLOBAN CITY – The Romualdez and Marcos families on Thursday led here the 5th year commemoration of the super typhoon Yolanda onslaught where they honored the first responders that included President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte, donors and the dead victims and cited the survivors’ resiliency.

Imelda girds for court fight

November 09, 2018
FORMER First Lady-turned Ilocos Norte Rep. Imelda Marcos yesterday vowed to challenge the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division ruling finding her guilty of seven counts of graft in connection with the creation of private organizations in Switzerland while she was the Minister of Human Settlements and interim member of Congress.

Imee cites Warays’ indomitable spirit

November 08, 2018
"We are conducting earthquake drill. Ginagawa rin natin yan sa lahat ng sulok ng kapuluan. Pero para sa atin ang drill na yan ay pangkaraniwan lamang, pero here in Leyte ibang usapan yan, dahil nararamdaman natin na totoo ito at may konting kurot sa puso dahil naaalala natin ang mga nasawi," Marcos said.

Give bonus early, solon urges employers

November 08, 2018
“Businesses usually jack up their prices when Christmas gets near to take advantage of the rush. Let’s save our workers from this inconvenience by giving their benefits and bonuses, if there’s any, in advance,” Castelo, chairman of the Committee on Metro Manila Development, said.

Albayalde: Cops no death squads

November 08, 2018
PHILIPPINE National Police chief, Director General Oscar D. Albayalde yesterday denied reports that retired and active soldiers as well as policemen have turned into death squads, killing rivals and enemies of big-time drug syndicates.

Duterte to invite Xi to Davao

November 08, 2018
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will invite Chinese President Xi Jinping to visit his home in Davao City when the Chinese leader visits the Philippines this month, Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said yesterday.

Thank you again for 'Malasakit'

November 08, 2018
TACLOBAN City -- Leyte Representative Yedda Marie Kittilstvedt-Romualdez yesterday again expressed her gratitude to the first responders, including President Rodrigo “Rody” Duterte, volunteers, local and international donors for showing “malasakit” (compassion) to them immediately after the onslaught of super typhoon Yolanda five years ago.