Quantcast
Home » DSWD You are browsing entries tagged with “DSWD”

Graft overrunning ‘daang matuwid,’ impoverishes Filipino veterans

On TV one morning, there was shown a boy walking the streets of Manila begging for alms. I could not do anything but pity him. But seeing him on TV gave me a glimpse of how the P10-billion pork barrel scam must have affected our country.

Posted: June 11th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Surviving the flood

By

Religious leaders in the United States, it’s said, are “divided” over their verdict on “Noah,” a huge Hollywood blockbuster that tells the story of the biblical boat-builder.

Posted: June 10th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Toward ‘better’ families

By

Leonie Nervida, 47, lives in a tiny, two-room apartment that lies at the end of a row of similarly small apartments in Barangay New Banicain in this city. She shares the single bedroom with her husband Francisco (“Nanie”) who, at 60, is 13 years older than she.

Posted: June 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Grief and renewal in Tacloban

By

Wilma and Jong are “Yolanda” survivors, along with their son, who is in college. But Wilma’s eyes have the dull look of grief, and tears threaten to spill when Jong fishes out his cell phone and displays a photo of their daughter Jahan, who was 15 and a high school senior when the supertyphoon hit their seaside barangay.

Posted: December 21st, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Account for relief aid—DSWD told

It was disconcerting to hear Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman’s announcement that relief operations in Supertyphoon “Yolanda”-devastated areas will end in December. This was made amid reports about the inexplicably inadequate amount of government relief assistance reaching typhoon victims.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Kerry condemns ‘outrageous’ Gaza truce violations
  • Ebola ‘moving faster than efforts to control it’—WHO
  • More remains recovered from MH17 crash site
  • From 3-way fight, road rage case ends in handshakes
  • Top 10 CPA board passers
  • Sports

  • JRU gets the better of Arellano in triple OT
  • Allen Iverson crosses over to PH in November for some ‘inspiring’ hoops action
  • Red Lions bounce back from first loss at Stags’ expense
  • Manu Ginobili out of Fiba World Cup 2014
  • Cagayan turns back Ateneo in 5 sets
  • Lifestyle

  • Batman creator’s personal copies to be auctioned
  • Youth depression common, thrives on silence
  • ‘Usie/ussie’ has more social value than ‘selfie’
  • So very Cory Aquino: A drawer of rosaries
  • Filipino designer makes waves abroad–from weaving
  • Entertainment

  • Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries
  • Comedy Manila’s United Colors of Comedy to invade Ateneo
  • Sungha Jung: The young six-string master returns
  • ‘A Cinemalaya film should still have a life after the fest’
  • Gretchen Barreto keeps mum on Julia
  • Business

  • BDO to suspend some online services Sunday
  • Will it be refund or replacement for a ‘lemon’ car? Owners to know soon
  • Gov’t urged to tap special powers to solve electricity shortage
  • BPI’s 2Q net profit up 21%
  • Oil prices fall further in Asia
  • Technology

  • What’s next for Viber?
  • Google says ‘forgetting’ isn’t easy, as removal requests mount
  • Mommy D trends online amid reports she has a boyfriend
  • Britain to trial driverless cars from 2015
  • Japanese gov’t, publishers demand online ‘Manga’ pirates to shut down
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, August 1, 2014
  • Editorials
  • Stop cartels like Philip Morris
  • Backing down from confrontation
  • Valuing teachers
  • Global Nation

  • Japan names 5 disputed islets in East China Sea
  • PH airports on full alert for Ebola virus
  • OFWs may leave strife-torn Libya even without exit visa–DOLE
  • DOH ‘closely monitoring’ 7 OFWs from Ebola-hit Sierra Leone
  • Multinational firms rap PH for ban on sending workers to Libya
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement