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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 »

UN aid call as typhoon ‘Pablo’ toll tops 600

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The United Nations launched a $65 million global aid appeal Monday to help hundreds of thousands of people affected by a deadly typhoon that ravaged the southern Philippines.

Posted: December 10th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US study links tropical typhoons to earthquakes

US researchers on Thursday said they have found evidence that tropical cyclones in Haiti and Taiwan were followed by earthquakes, suggesting that heavy rains and landslides may unleash temblors.

Posted: December 10th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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