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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Five dead and 83,000 evacuated as Storm Fung-Wong hits Philippines

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Massive flooding as latest storm to hit the Philippines causes river in Manila to burst its banks, swamping heavily populated districts Three dead, 50,000 ... the disaster-prone country. Rescue workers in trucks and rubber dinghies plucked residents from the tops of flooded homes, after one of Manila's major rivers burst its banks, swamping heavily populated ...

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

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

    ... attack Clark Air Base, eight hours after destroying Pearl Harbour in Hawaii, as the US is drawn into the second world war. April 9, 1942: US and Filipino forces surrender to Japan near Manila. ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila's Father Robert Reyes runs his message of protest through the streets

    Posted Apr 14th 2014, 05:14am by AP

    ... river. "Anywhere in the world you will see two kinds of churches, the church that spends time with owners of big corporations, with politicians and the money, and a church that sides ...

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    Two monster transport projects in Manila spell misery for commuters

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:56pm by Alan Robles

    ... better to do the projects one at a time." To cushion the impact, officials said they were studying reopening a river ferry service that went bankrupt a few years go. They are even ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Thousands flee homes in Philippines to escape heavy rains and flood

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Thousands flee homes as storm approaches Thousands of people fled rising floods and an approaching storm in a fresh round of evacuations in the Philippines yesterday as the death toll from a week of foul weather rose to 37. Nearly 13,000 people left their villages along the flooded banks of the Agusan River on the southern island of Mindanao in just 24 ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Super typhoon Haiyan forces million to flee their homes in Philippines

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 11:11am by Reuters

    ... after President Benigno Aquino appealed to people in Haiyan's path to leave vulnerable areas, such as river banks, coastal villages and mountain slopes. "Our school is now packed ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Typhoon Haiyan smashes through central Philippines

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 02:45am by VARIOUS

    ... into rivers. But the network said it had not heard from the crew since. The Philippines has in recent years become more serious about preparations to reduce deaths. Public service announcements ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mass evacuations in Philippines ahead of super Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 05:38pm by Reuters

    ... to six metres, and ordered action by local officials to limit damage and loss of lives. Thousands of residents were moved from coastlines, river banks, and mountain slopes to safer spots, while ...

  9. 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

    ... 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 ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines gets US patrol boats to fight militants

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 09:57pm by AFP

    ... is on the US government’s list of so-called foreign terrorist organisations. Designed to patrol rivers and coastal areas, the high-speed, small-unit riverine craft can carry 14 fully-armed marines ...




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