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6 min ago | Brandon Sun
Teen heartthrob Justin Bieber arrived Tuesday in the Philippines, where he has launched a campaign to help victims of last month's killer typhoon.
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2 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News
US Secretary of State John Kerry is to make his first visit to the Philippines since taking office to see first-hand the damage left by last month's typhoon, and will also tour Vietnam where he fought during the war.
6 hrs ago | Pasadena Star-News
Whether anyone understood Tagalog or not, “we're all Filipino tonight,” Tony Olaes told a crowd of nearly 200 people Sunday night at The Church Key in West Hollywood.
10 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area
When the call came for volunteers to help the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, Joseph Catindig was among the first to go.
14 hrs ago | CNN
A man reconstructs his house in the bay of Tacloban, Leyte province, Philippines, on Wednesday, November 27, 2013.
MANILA Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez on Monday accused the national government of engaging in partisan politics by failing to conduct rescue operations immediately after super typhoon "Yolanda" ravaged the city.
The United Nations is investigating reports that aid has yet to reach remote parts of the Philippines a month after a devastating typhoon, the U.N. humanitarian chief said on Monday.
Despite a massive mobilization of assistance from countries around the world, a representative for a U.N. relief agency says emergency aid remains "in the red" in the Philippines one month after Typhoon Haiyan devastated the islands.
Dozens of doctors, nurses and medical staff from Palo Alto Medical Foundation and Stanford Hospital and Clinics are making their way to Palo Alto's Philippine sister city, Palo, on Leyte Island, and other areas in an ongoing campaign to provide medical aid amid the devastation from Hurricane Haiyan.
One month since Typhoon Haiyan ravaged the central Philippines, there are signs of progress mixed with reminders of the scale of the disaster.
Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera discussed Japan's concern over China's action separately with Philippine Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and Australian Foreign Minister Julia Bishop.
Shredded trees are sprouting new leaves. Above all, the sounds of a city getting back on its feet fill the air: the roar of trucks hauling debris, the scrape of shovel along pavement, the ping of hammer on nails.
One month on since a deadly typhoon destroyed parts of central Philippines, residents do their best to rebuild and try to return to normal living.
ABOUT 120 families from the coastal barangays of Tudela will be relocated to higher ground, as local communities try to learn from the devastation caused by typhoon Yolanda.
SUPERTYPHOON YOLANDA not only devastated lives and properties in Eastern Visayas, it also cut a wide swathe through the sector that had been giving a voice to the region: The Eastern Visayas media.
A raggedy cloth banner in a Philippine town torn apart by one of the most powerful typhoons on record declares that its residents are "roofless, homeless, but not hopeless".