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WITHOUT A DOUBT, the Philippine government has tried to match nearly peso for peso the massive amounts of donations that foreign governments, donor agencies, corporate entities, and citizens of the world have raised for the victims of super typhoon...

EXACTLY three months after Yolanda struck central Philippines, the government launched a worldwide campaign to thank everyone who had rushed to the country's aid in the super typhoon’s aftermath. Print and TV ads, as well as billboards in nine...

DISASTER AID  in the time of super typhoons like Yolanda has fortuitously flowed richly, quickly, and from a bounty of donors without fail to assist Filipino families and communities in need. On parallel stream, public funds devoted to relief,...

VICE PRESIDENT Jejomar C. Binay has launched his march to the presidency, with 17 months yet to go before the May 2016 elections. The wannabe-president has, in fact, taken the first step that six former presidents had all done to push their ride to power...

Civil society, development experts weigh in on prospects for the people of Mindanao, after winning the peace By Julius D. Mariveles It is the region that exports gold and caviar. It is also here where the lives of some people are like those in the...

From the PCIJ Files: VICE-PRESIDENT JEJOMAR C. BINAY IN THIS series, we will share with you PCIJ's databases on the wealth, campaign contributions and spending, and social network of elected government officials of the...

By Cong B. Corrales THE STORM surges and strong winds have long been gone but people in areas hardest hit by super typhoon Haiyan last year still continue to rebuild their shattered lives. And women are finding it more difficult than men, burdened...