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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    At least 11 dead as Typhoon Rammasun cuts across the Philippines

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 06:02pm by AFP

    ... of calamity, allowing the local governments to tap emergency relief funds. The storm brought storm surges to Manila Bay and prompted disaster officials to evacuate slum-dwellers on the capital’s ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Amerasian’ children of war face poverty and stigma in Philippines

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Angeles Those fathered by American soldiers experience a lonely cycle of hardship and marginalisation without parents Children of war face poverty and stigma When the last US ship pulled out of the Philippines' Subic Bay naval base more than two decades ago, a desperate young woman's hopes of finding her father sailed away with it. Beirut Calaguas, ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Unconstitutional’ US-Philippines defence pact to face legal challenge

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:46am by Raissa Robles

    ... and the Philippines: May 1, 1898: Commodore George Dewey crushes Spain's fleet at the Battle of Manila Bay during the Spanish-American war. In December, the Treaty of Paris ends the war, and the US pays ... of Subic Bay, ending US military presence in the Philippines. February 8, 1995: The Philippines finds structures built by China on Mischief Reef, which Manila claims. The Philippines looks ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Crucial Philippine fishing industry hit as huge diesel spill fouls Manila Bay

    Posted Aug 11th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila Bay slick still taking a heavy toll on fishermen Philippine authorities were working yesterday to contain a huge diesel spill that shut down parts of Manila Bay's vital fishing industry. Ryan Santos, a district official in one of the hard-hit coastal villages in the area, said the fuel polluting the water had dissipated noticeably a day ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine oil spill turns Manila Bay red

    Posted Aug 09th 2013, 03:12pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila A diesel oil spill spread a large reddish stain over Manila Bay in the Philippines’ capital on Friday, posing potential health and environmental hazards, ... was drifting toward the mouth of the bay on Friday, Garcia said. About 20 kilometres (12 miles) of coastline near the capital Manila has been affected, he added. Asis Perez, head of the fisheries ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines sees Subic Bay as vital naval hub for US

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Subic Subic Bay 'will play key role for US' The Philippines said a former US naval base facing the South China Sea could play a key role as a hub for American ships as Washington moves to boost its presence in the Asia Pacific. Formerly the US military's largest facility overseas, the Subic Bay naval base north of Manila has been ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    If a super typhoon hit Manila, damage would be as bad or worse

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:06pm by Alan Robles

    ... huddled on their rooftops. In 2011, Typhoon Nesat introduced Manila to unprecedented storm surges. Large waves from Manila Bay wrecked lengths of the seawall and brought waist-deep floods ... lies sandwiched between the vast Manila Bay to the west and Laguna de Bay to the east. Water drains from Laguna de Bay, which is higher in elevation, to the sea through only one river, ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines sees naval port as vital to US

    Posted Oct 08th 2012, 07:01pm by Agence France-Presse in Subic Bay

    ... Agence France-Presse in Subic Bay The Philippines said on Monday a former US naval base facing the South China Sea could play a key role as a hub for American ships as Washington moves to strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific region. Once the US military’s largest overseas facility, the former Subic Bay naval base 80 kilometres northeast of Manila has been transformed ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Dead whale shark washes ashore near Philippine capital

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 11:07am by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila A dead young whale shark has washed ashore in Manila Bay near the Philippine capital, far from the endangered giant fish’s traditional feeding grounds, fishermen and a wildlife official said Thursday. The five-metre corpse took locals by surprise in Tanza, a fishing district near the mouth of the bay, fisherman Edgar Biri said. “It was near ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    In typhoon-hit Tablocan, tide turns on favourite daughter Imelda Marcos

    Posted Nov 15th 2013, 11:27pm by NYT

    ... The New York Times in Tacloban Former first lady's family dominates the area around Tacloban, and some are blaming the clan for a belated local relief effort Imelda's city a place of pain Look around the once-gracious city by a horseshoe-shaped bay and it is still possible to imagine it before the mass deaths and devastation of last Friday's typhoon, when ...




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