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IN NUMBERS: Typhoons in the Philippines and the 2016 polls

As the May elections draw near, it's important for voters to understand how vulnerable they are, and how critical leaders, who are knowledgeable about disaster management, are. Gwen de la Cruz Published 11:00 AM, March 19, 2016 Updated ... Rappler, 2 months ago

#Du30Cabinet Watch: Netizens suggest Mahar Lagmay for DOST

If appointed, Lagmay is expected to champion the use of data, science and technology to minimize disaster risk and address climate change. Lagmay, who holds a PhD in geology from the University of Cambridge, has studied major natural disasters in ...
 Rappler1 day ago

LRP initiative targets overseas Filipinos

DUBAI: Manila's state-run Social Security System (SSS) has introduced a Loan Restructuring Programme (LRP) for all its member-borrowers, including its 1.2 million overseas Filipino members with unpaid calamity loans and other short-term loans since ...
 The Gulf Today2 days ago

'God's plan': Former street kid turned missionary aims high

Former street kid, Florante 'Paulo' Talampas, is preparing to travel to Malaysia on June 1 to help facilitate a camp as part of his missionary work. Published 4:14 PM, May 18, 2016 Updated 4:14 PM, May 18, 2016 FORMER ...
 Rappler1 week ago

Philippine priest wins vice mayoral race

A Catholic priest has been declared winner in the vice mayoral race in the southern Philippine city of Iligan on May 9. May 12, 2016 ILIGAN CITY: A Catholic priest has been declared winner in the vice mayoral race in the southern Philippine city ...
 Herald Malaysia Online2 weeks ago

Philippine governor charged with misusing calamity funds

Degamo and two others accused of misusing funds released for reconstruction after 2011 typhoon and 2012 quake Manila: The governor of Negros Oriental in the Central Philippines has been accused by the government anti-graft watchdog of illegally ...
 Gulf News3 weeks ago Philippine governor charged with graft  Gulf News3 weeks ago

Eric G encapsulates his musical journey in Black & White

| No Comments Filipino-American singer-composer-songwriter and record producer Eric Garzon, simply Eric G to music aficionados, is enthusiastically walking on cloud nine with the forthcoming release of his latest (actually, his third) ...
 Asian Journal4 weeks ago

Microinsurance eyed as a disaster preparedness tool

There are four phases of disaster namely preparedness, mitigation, response and recovery. Lhuillier wants to zero in on disaster preparedness through microfinance, Jonathan D. Batangan, general manager of Cebuana Lhuillier Insurance Solutions, said ...
 Business World1 month ago

Climate change battleground for CDO local bets

A forum for candidates in Cagayan de Oro puts a spotlight on climate change and environmental issues Published 10:05 PM, April 13, 2016 Updated 10:26 PM, April 13, 2016 MAYORAL CANDIDATES. Cagayan de Oro Mayor Oscar ...
 Rappler1 month ago

Why poor water management is bad economics

With more than 860 million people currently living in flood-prone urban areas worldwide , this is an increasingly common story. On top of the obvious human cost, large flood events can also reduce a city's economic activity by as much as 8% . ...
 Overseas Development Institute2 months ago
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