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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

    ... Reuters in Manila 370,000 moved to evacuation centres as major roads impassable due to debris, fallen trees and electricity poles and at least four provinces declare state of calamity Typhoon Rammasun killed at least 11 people as it churned across the Philippines and hit the capital, prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people, shutting financial markets, ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines to probe ‘secret’ Marcos offshore trust after leaks expose rich who hide cash

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 05:29pm by AFP

    ... was the beneficiary of a secret offshore trust. A report published by the Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism alleged Imee Marcos, 57, now a provincial governor, had failed to declare the British ... to say, ‘We’ve done our best’, and that’s that. It is really difficult,” he said. The Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism said the work looking into the Marcos trust was a collaboration ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Humans to blame for scale of devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, say experts

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:28pm by AP

    ... Data Centre, co-author of the 2008 study. Haiyan "is what potentially could be a good example of the kind of the things we're finding". Similarly, the Philippines has seen its ... used frequently, he said. "The Philippines is one of the most disaster-prone places on earth," said Kathleen Tierney, director of the Natural Hazards Centre at the University ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino under pressure over typhoon aid as US carrier arrives

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 11:27am by Reuters in Tacloban

    ... that number could include people who have since been located. Tacloban’s main convention centre, the Astrodome, has become temporary home for hundreds of people living in abject squalor. Families ... children. None of the aid passing through the airport had been distributed to the needy crowd at its gates. The overall financial cost of the destruction was hard to assess. Initial estimates varied ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Is Philippines heading for a natural disaster? Super typhoon a warning of worse to come

    Posted Feb 19th 2013, 12:00am by The Guardian

    ... didn't know what to do. So we came here," Jenobiagon said. "Everyone ran to the health centre but houses were being swept away and the water was neck deep. Everywhere we went was full ... financially and in human terms. Typhoon-related costs in 2009, the year the commission was created, amounted to 2.9 per cent of gross domestic product, she said, and have been rising each year since ...



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