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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines lambasts China at launch of joint military exercises with US

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on the validity of Chinese claims to the resource-rich sea. China's navy last month began patrolling disputed waters, sending vessels to within 80 kilometres of the Malaysian coast and at firing ... was referring specifically to China. Beijing claims most of the South China Sea, including waters and tiny outcrops near the coasts of smaller neighbours such as the Philippines. Tensions have escalated ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN launches aid appeal as warships head to Philippines

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 08:38pm by AFP

    ... are the military collecting the dead? Overwhelmed and under-resourced rescue workers have been unable to provide desperately needed food, water, medicines, shelter and other relief supplies to many ... Increasingly desperate survivors begged for help that was having difficulty reaching them – many still without access to food and water after nights spent in the open. “We are certainly expecting ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    A dozen Chinese fishermen jailed in the Philippines for 6-12 years for poaching

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... for a council that helps the western province of Palawan protect its natural resources. The fishermen are still on trial for possession of protected species within the park, Alaska said, a crime ... Sea claimed only by the Philippines. It requires long sailing in Philippine waters to reach. The Chinese boat ran aground less than three months after a US minesweeper ploughed into the reef ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Deadly crush as Filipinos try to flee typhoon nightmare

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

    ... and under-resourced rescue workers have been unable to provide food, water, medicines, shelter and other relief supplies to many survivors, and desperation has been building across the disaster zones. ... Agence France-Presse in Tacloban Water, food and medicine trickle in to typhoon-stricken regions but eight crushed to death as looters storm grain warehouse Thousands of people jostled ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Don't despair, UN chief tells Filipino typhoon survivors

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 07:34pm by Reuters

    ... people affected by Haiyan, the strongest typhoon to ever hit land. The funds would be used to provide access to food, shelter, water, health and sanitation services. The call for funding was part ... for the Philippines. "Of course, there are many other areas where we need the resources like supporting the Syrian refugees and Syrian people," Ban said. "But this time, this cannot be done ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine oil spill turns Manila Bay red

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

    ... and aquatic resources bureau, said he has banned the harvesting and sale of shellfish from these areas until further notice. “Fuel should not be ingested by people,” Perez said in an interview over radio station DZBB. Garcia said the coast guard decided not to use chemical dispersants as they would poison the water, opting to let the fuel evaporate. He could not say how long this would ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines say increase in US troops will not be permanent

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 11:35am by Associated Press in Manila

    ... They did not mention China by name but have repeatedly stressed in the past that their country needs to upgrade its military to defend its territorial waters in the South China Sea, which Beijing claims virtually in its entirety. “Our region needs to know that we are steadfastly for peace,” del Rosario said. “But that we stand ready to tap every resource, to call on every alliance, to do ...

  8. 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

    ... at a big drain on resources." Human activity-related factors making things worse include overfishing, overdependence on certain crops, over-extraction of ground water, and an expanding ... 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 ...

  9. 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 ... couldn't rebuild roads fast enough because they were uneasy about bulldozing debris that contained bodies. Compounding the difficulties, government resources were already stretched by a devastating ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN launches aid appeal for Philippine typhoon victims

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 01:57pm by AFP

    ... more than 800 others missing in the south of the country in December. “The magnitude of this disaster demands more, and the funding and resources we have at present are not commensurate ... relocation sites safe from floods and landslides, provide water and sanitation services, and help the mostly rural communities get their farms running again, she said. ...




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