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Resignations under the Aquino administration

May 09, 2014 - 4:53 PM

PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima is the latest official to resign under the Aquino administration

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Wanted: Messiah for disasters

Dec 02, 2013 - 2:01 AM

The stand alone agency should be responsible for formulating one coherent plan on disaster management

PH on alert for SoKor rocket launch

Jan 30, 2013 - 9:44 AM

The NDRRMC again raises a Red Alert status as it monitors the launch of the Korea Space Launch Vehicle KSLV I

READY FOR LAUNCH. The Korea Space Launch Vehicle-I (KSLV-I) is seen on its launch pad at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, 350 km south of Seoul on January 29, 2013. AFP PHOTO/YONHAP

Aquino has not accepted Ramos' resignation - Palace

Jan 14, 2013 - 1:44 PM

UPDATED But NDRRMC head Benito Ramos and his supposed replacement Eduardo del Rosario already met for the supposed transition

NDRRMC head quits

Jan 11, 2013 - 11:09 AM

3rd UPDATE Retired general Benito Ramos who saw the worst typhoons to hit the country says he needs to attend to his ailing wife Resignation takes effect February 1

Delaying polls in Pablo-hit areas may affect Senate vote

Dec 26, 2012 - 9:42 PM

Provinces devastated by the super typhoon have 2 13 million voters They can determine who land the last few slots in the so called Magic 12

Philippines typhoon death toll 'likely to hit 1,500'

Dec 22, 2012 - 3:45 PM

The death toll from a typhoon that devastated the Philippines earlier this month will likely hit 1 500 making it the second deadliest since the country began keeping records says the civil defence chief

More than 1,000 dead from 'Pablo'

Dec 16, 2012 - 10:02 AM

A total of 844 people remain missing about half of them fishermen who ventured out to sea before Pablo made landfall

KILLER TYPHOON. Residents fleeing the storm as it was making landfall in Davao Oriental. Photo by Jeoffrey B. Maitem

Survivors need water, food, clothes - gov't

Dec 06, 2012 - 8:16 AM

3rd UPDATE Rescuers scramble to find at least 300 missing people as the death toll from Pablo continues to rise

'Pablo:' No casualties so far in Davao Oriental

Dec 04, 2012 - 10:16 AM

The government said there are no casualties so far in Davao Oriental where Pablo made a landfall early Tuesday morning

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 9:30 a.m., 04 December 2012

'Don't compare to Sendong'

Dec 03, 2012 - 8:32 PM

The NDRRMC discourages media from comparing Pablo to Sendong which killed over 1 470 people

'Pablo': More areas under storm signals

Dec 03, 2012 - 7:32 AM

UPDATED More areas in Visayas and Mindanao are under public storm warning signals as typhoon Pablo Bopha moves closer to land; Signal 2 in Surigao del Sur northern part of Davao Oriental

MTSAT ENHANCED-IR Satellite Image 7:00 a.m., 03 December 2012. Image courtesy of PAGASA.

Storm signal #1 over 18 provinces

Dec 02, 2012 - 6:54 PM

Pablo is the 16th and probably the last typhoon to affect the Philippines in 2012 but it may also be the strongest to hit the country this year

'PABLO' MOVING FASTER. Satellite picture of the typhoon at 10.32 pm. Image courtesy of PAGASA

Alert back on for South Korea rocket launch

Nov 28, 2012 - 8:48 AM

Parts of the country s Pacific seaboard are back on alert as South Korea plans to go ahead with a delayed rocket launch on Thursday

The Korea Space Launch Vehicle-I (KSLV-I), South Korea's first space rocket, is wheeled to its launch pad at Naro Space Center in Goheung, 350 km south of Seoul on October 24, 2012. AFP PHOTO / KOREA POOL

Gov't preps for South Korea rocket launch

Oct 09, 2012 - 3:02 PM

UPDATED No fly no sail zone in eastern PH seaboard on day of South Korean satellite launch tentatively set on October 26

Covering my first disaster

Aug 14, 2012 - 2:33 PM

At the end of the day maybe the most important lesson I take away is that in deepest of darkness in every disaster there are faces many of them

'Gener' hits Taiwan, leaves 23 dead in PH

Aug 02, 2012 - 12:40 PM

Typhoon Gener makes landfall over Taiwan early Thursday; 23 people dead in Philippines; Monsoon to bring rain over Luzon Visayas

MTSAT Enhanced-IR Satellite Image of typhoon Gener (international codename Saola) 5:32 A.M., 02 August 2012. Image courtesy Pagasa

PNoy: PH unsure if Chinese vessel at fault

Jun 25, 2012 - 1:51 PM

President Aquino says the Philippines is still verifying reports that a Chinese vessel rammed a Philippine fishing boat

PH lifts red alert after Nokor rocket crash

Apr 13, 2012 - 7:41 AM

[UPDATED] The Philippines also removes its no fly no sail and no fishing zones after confirming North Korea s rocket failure

FAILED LAUNCH. NDRRMC executive director Usec Benito Ramos holds a press conference on North Korea's failed rocket launch Friday. Screen grab from ANC

Who's afraid of North Korea's rocket?

Apr 12, 2012 - 4:46 PM

The controversial rocket launch which could happen any day between Thursday April 12 and Monday April 16 elicited a wide range of responses from the various sectors

READY FOR LIFTOFF. A North Korean soldier stands guard in front of an Unha-3 rocket at Tangachai -ri space center on April 8, 2012. North Korea has confirmed their intention to launch the rocket this week (between April 12-16) despite international condemnations. AFP Photo/Pedro Ugarte

PH, Japan on alert ahead of rocket launch

Apr 12, 2012 - 10:55 AM

Civil defense chief Benito Ramos says launch is imminent

Sendong body count: over 1,200 dead

Dec 26, 2011 - 4:39 AM

Retrieval operations continue as more bodies are being recovered by authorities