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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine troops eager for next UN peacekeeping deployment

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... to be a highly controversial move, the Filipinos defied an order from their UN commander, an Indian, to also surrender, and eventually escaped after four days. The Fijians were released after two weeks. ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Indian firm in consortium to upgrade Cebu's airport

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Consortium gets nod to upgrade Cebu airport A consortium that includes India's GMR Group has won a 17.52 billion peso (HK$3 billion) contract to upgrade the passenger terminal of the Philippines' second airport, th ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Frustration in Philippines as death toll from Typhoon Rammasun doubles

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... a Thai word for "Thunder God", swept in off the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday night, causing wind gusts of up to 160km/h across land to Manila and other heavily populated northern regions. ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    East Asia likely to face stronger storms in future due to oceanic warming

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:09pm by Binglin Chen

    ... have struggled to provide accurate forecasts because of technological limits and insufficient data. Further frustrating their work is minimal Chinese government investment in oceanic research. Beijing has poured more money into Pacific Ocean research recently in the hope that it can improve the region's ability to forecast typhoons, but the measures might take years to become ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    China finally joins Philippine relief mission by sending hospital ship

    Posted Nov 20th 2013, 09:48pm by Reuters

    ... and a medical staff of 100, recently returned to Shanghai after an unprecedented four-month deployment to Southeast Asia and the Indian Ocean, where it treated thousands of patients at several goodwill ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Help came far too late for some Philippine typhoon victims

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:55am by NYT, Reuters

    ... workers have since said the inadequate government response has made this disaster more difficult in some ways than  the far deadlier Indian Ocean tsunami in 2004. By yesterday, survivors were ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Psychologists rush to ease Philippine typhoon survivors' mental trauma

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:12pm by AFP

    ... of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami as well as victims of other earthquakes and conflicts in the region, said Haiyan was by far the worst disaster she had been involved with, and it was imperative ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines typhoon death toll tops 6,000, hundreds still missing

    Posted Dec 13th 2013, 06:54pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... of the international aid effort, an Indonesian official who rebuilt Aceh after the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami was in the Philippines on Friday to help the neighbouring country recover from ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Opong villagers believe their faith is what saved them from Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... for giving us a second chance at life VILLAGER ELSIE INDI Although giant ocean surges that swept through their coastal village destroyed many homes, and some of the most powerful winds recorded ... for the storm surges to recede into the Pacific Ocean and the intense rain to pass. During that time, the typhoon killed or left missing about 8,000 people in towns and cities of the central Philippines ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Beckham’s football antics lift spirits of Philippines typhoon survivors

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 07:47pm by AFP

    ... of the towns facing the Pacific Ocean that were engulfed by tsunami-like storm surges. More than 1,200 people died just in Tanauan, and the game was played within walking distance of a mass grave where ...




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