July 31, 2015 — PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III’s record in providing assistance to victims of super typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City remains a dismal failure two years after the killer storm struck, Leyte Rep. Ferdinand Martin Romualdez said in a press conference Thursday.
MONROVIA, Liberia (July 31, 2015) — More than 70,000 Liberian babies were born without being registered as the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaged the impoverished west African nation, leaving them without healthcare and vulnerable to trafficking, UNICEF said Friday.
MANILA, Philippines (July 30, 2015) — While local health executives and education officials have denied administering expired medicine to students for a nationwide deworming program, the Department of Health said on Thursday, July 30, that it is conducting a probe to determine the source of the allegation.
MANILA, Philippines (July 30, 2015) — The Department of Foreign Affairs will file a diplomatic protest with the Canadian government reiterating its objection to the presence of illegal Canadian trash in the country, said DFA Spokesman Charles Jose.
MANILA, Philippines (July 30, 2015) — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) on Thursday reported a magnitude 4.2 earthquake that struck off the province of Batangas.