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Filipinos in Switzerland raise P391k for typhoon Pablo victims

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After speaking at the 43rd World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, President Aquino met with the Filipino communities in Switzerland and Lichtenstein, which pooled funds to help Filipinos victimized by typhoon Pablo

The Filipino expat community here gave President Aquino not just a warm welcome amid wintry weather. They pooled funds to help Filipinos victimized by typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) back home.

Posted: January 27th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Japanese expats in Mindanao distribute relief goods to typhoon ‘Pablo’ victims

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For a group of expatriates employed by a Japanese manufacturing company in Mindanao, it was a way of paying back when they visited and handed relief goods to victims of typhoon ‘Pablo’ here on Christmas Eve.

Posted: December 25th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Indonesia donates $1M, 4 tons of relief goods for typhoon Pablo victims

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The Indonesian government on Monday came to the aid of thousands of typhoon “Pablo” (Bopha) victims in the Visayas and Mindanao, donating $1 million and four tons of relief items through the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP).

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

UN to raise P2.7B for rehabilitation of areas devastated by typhoon Pablo

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The United Nations on Monday unveiled in Davao City an action plan to rehabilitate areas devastated by typhoon Pablo (international name: Bopha) in Mindanao—particularly the provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental—and launched a global campaign to raise some P2.7 billion to back it up.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Features,Headlines,Philippines | Read More »

Philippines ranks 3rd in landslide deaths

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The Philippines ranks third in terms of casualties and cases among 41 countries identified as key spots for nonearthquake-related landslides, according to a professor of hazard and risk at Durham University in the United Kingdom.

Posted: August 17th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Asean ready to rush aid to quake victims in Visayas

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QUAKE PANIC Residents in Cebu City run scared as reports of a tsunami swept the city after a 6.9-magnitude earthquake shook the Central Visayas metropolis on Monday. The earthquake’s epicenter was placed near Tayasan town in Negros Oriental. The Philippines lies in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” and is prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions. AFP

Neighboring countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) are “ready to rush assistance” to the Philippines in the aftermath of the earthquake in the Visayas and with its newly formed disaster response agency.

Posted: February 8th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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