Posts by tag: Leyte

5 years ago

[Today’s View] Capitalizing on misery of Yolanda

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So when foreign aid now pours into our country, we are effusively thankful for their help was badly needed. But while others fear of ulterior motive, Foreign Affairs Secretary Alfredo del Rosario seemed to validate the doubt when he called for an increased US military presence in the country.

5 years ago

Revisiting survivors of Yolanda

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In times of disasters, people turn to television and the Internet for information. But ironically in the Philippines, access to life-saving information remains elusive especially for people living below poverty line and in distant areas with no electricity and cell service.