Philippines

JICA releases 1st tranche of ¥50-B post-disaster loan to PH

JICA releases 1st tranche of ¥50-B post-disaster loan to PH By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora   MANILA – The Japanese embassy in Manila on Wednesday announced the disbursement of 10 billion yen or about PHP4.63 billion of Japan’s total 50 billion yen post-disaster loan to the Philippines. “JICA disbursed ¥10 billion out of the ¥50-B Post-Disaster Standby … Continue reading

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Gov’t assures aid for ‘Quinta’ victims

Gov’t assures aid for ‘Quinta’ victims By Azer Parrocha   TYPHOON AFTERMATH. Photo shows the aftermath of Typhoon Quinta in Sitio Ologon, Barangay San Isidro in Libon, Albay on Monday (Oct. 26, 2020). Malacañang assured that the national government is ready to assist the affected families. (Photo courtesy of Albay 3rd District Rep. Fernando Cabredo) MANILA (Philippines News … Continue reading

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Rains over most of PH as ‘Quinta’ to emerge over WPS Monday

Rains over most of PH as ‘Quinta’ to emerge over WPS Monday By Ma. Cristina Arayata   (Image grabbed from PAGASA’s Facebook page) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– Typhoon ‘Quinta’ (Molave) is now in the vicinity of Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro, and is forecast to emerge over the West Philippine Sea within the next hour, the weather bureau said … Continue reading