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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    With prayers and tears, Philippines remembers the devastation of Haiyan

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:59am by AFP

    ... The Saavedras waited for death as Typhoon Haiyan tore their roof, knocked down walls and unleashed torrents of seawater below them. All they could do was pray, say "I love you" one last time ... the cramped hallway on the second floor of the wood-and-concrete home where he and his family were huddled while hell broke loose. He saw bodies floating on the street outside. "In just one ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines struggle to rebuild their lives, six months on

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... there in what remains of their house- a tarpaulin roof strung between two broken walls. "I want to restart our lives there," he said while visiting the Social Welfare Department, where he ... he said. "You are a victim already, but you feel like you become a victim all over again." In the central city of Tacloban, which bore the brunt of the typhoon, streets are free ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police blast way into Zamboanga home of Nur Misuari

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the police spokesman for the southern region, adding that Misuari was not at the property. Police have asked prosecutors to bring charges against Misuari and his followers, who fought street battles ... stored in the high-walled compound in a middle-class residential district about seven kilometres from the scene of the fighting. Investigators seized documents and "other items" from ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Deadly crush as Filipinos try to flee typhoon nightmare

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:51am by AFP

    ... when a huge crowd of survivors from Super Typhoon Haiyan rushed a government rice store. “One wall of our warehouses collapsed and eight people were crushed and killed instantly,” the National ... the rapidly climbing toll and the bodies still littering the streets of Tacloban. Cabinet Secretary Rene Almendras admitted authorities had been overwhelmed by the sheer number of corpses. “The reason ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Joseph Estrada: The Philippine politician who can't stop apologising

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:07am by Alan Robles

    ... knell to anyone with a political ambition. In a book published by the Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism, the group summed up the keynotes in Estrada's life as "millions, ... is widespread, the street lights barely work and traffic is a mess. Yet the mayor is heading off to Hong Kong. None of these criticisms will faze Estrada, who remains unrepentant over his failed ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    President Aquino's handling of typhoon disaster under scrutiny

    Posted Nov 17th 2013, 05:55am by Alan Robles

    ... in a country that experiences at least 20 typhoons every year. Packing winds of 313km/h which created a tsunami-like wall of water, the super typhoon obliterated communities across several large ... Without houses, food, water and medical support, they have been wandering the streets of Tacloban. Even after a week there seemed to be no system for handling the thousands of destitute refugees ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mystery blast kills three in Manila

    Posted Jun 01st 2013, 02:16pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila Mystery explosion hits luxury flats in Manila Officials say they still do not know what caused a powerful explosion that ripped through a luxury apartment complex in Manila, killing six people. The blast on Friday night blew out the walls of an apartment on the fifth floor, sending a slab of concrete flying on to the street below and smashing ...



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