Philippines

Affected families in Mindanao quake now at 7,293

Affected families in Mindanao quake now at 7,293 By Priam Nepomuceno   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The number of families affected by the magnitude 6.3 earthquake that struck parts of Mindanao last Oct. 16 has reached 7,293, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said in its update Wednesday. This is equivalent to 35,465 … Continue reading

Edmonton

ON SATURDAY NIGHT: Charity concert organizers reserve tickets for last-minute buyers

If you have not bought your tickets yet, worry not as organizers have set aside tickets for last-minute buyers on Saturday’s charity concert at the OTS Hall in Edmonton. Rommel Duco, past president of the organizing Dabawenyos Cultural Assistance Society, said tickets at $25 each will be sold at the gate. “Sigurado, may hahabol, kaya … Continue reading

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PRE-NAPOLES ‘GHOST’ DUCKS AND PORK: Ex-editor in SPDA scam exposé wins SC-NLRC case, gets P.92M

Congratulations editor Mitchel Confessor!   PRESS RELEASE….August 29, 2013 PRE-NAPOLES ‘GHOST’ DUCKS AND PORK Ex-editor in SPDA scam exposé  wins SC-NLRC case, gets P.92M MANILA — Before the pig came the duck. Ten years prior to the scandals involving Janet Lim-Napoles and the legislative pork barrel, “ghost” ducks and other anomalous livelihood projects funneled through a … Continue reading