Tropical Storm Ketsana left more than 450,000 people displaced.

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQA0XJ7F4CE The Philippines government says 240 people have died in severe flooding caused by Tropical Storm Ketsana. The disaster has also left more than 450,000 people displaced. But while flood waters recede, questions about the government’s response to the crisis have begun to surface. With homes still under water, many …

RP needs P2.9B to tighten borders

The Philippines is seeking more than P2.9 billion from Congress to acquire helicopters and more boats to prevent Islamic militants slipping into the country from Indonesia, a senior defense official said yesterday. Australia and the United States have been helping set up a maritime surveillance system in the southern Philippines …

Abaday twits Dongkoy on TV antic

“IF YOU want a safer city for our constituents, try doing your job by attending City Council sessions.” Councilor Roger Abaday dished out the advice to Cagayan de Oro Vice Mayor Vicente Emano, who was seen and heard in a television report pleading to an official of a Muslim rebel …

4th ID expects more surrender this year

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Chip Tsao apologizes for ‘maid-country’ remark

Chip Tsao apologizes for ‘maid-country’ remark S. DEDACE and J. SISANTE, GMANews.TV 04/01/2009 | 09:26 AM MANILA, Philippines – I crossed the line. This was the admission of the HK Magazine columnist who branded the Philippines as a “nation of servants,” a report over dzBB radio said Wednesday morning. DzBB’s …