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PH typhoon warning to man, says UN chief

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TALLINN -- The secretary general of the United Nations (UN), Ban Ki-moon, said on Saturday the supertyphoon that killed thousands in the Philippines was an example of climate change and should serve as a warning to mankind.

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Philippines Typhoon Response Highlights Weak Infrastructure

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MANILA (AP) -- Under a reforming president, the Philippines emerged as a rising economic star in Asia but the trail of death and destruction left by Typhoon Haiyan has highlighted a key weakness: fragile and patchy infrastructure after decades of neglect and corruption.

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Megan Young, Miss World 2013ushers fundraising efforts in US

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Miss World’s charity organization, Beauty With A Purpose, has scheduled a series of fundraising events in the US for the victims of super typhoon “Yolanda.”

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Romualdez: Letter form of resignation

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MANILA -- Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez said Tuesday that the letter Interior Secretary Manuel “Mar” Roxas II had asked him to write may be “one form of resignation” and was advised by his lawyer not to write it.

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Cooper: We honor Filipinos’ strength

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MANILA -- With his voice choked with emotion, veteran CNN reporter Anderson Cooper said that they honored Filipinos in every broadcast, citing the strength and resiliency of those affected in the areas destroyed by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan).

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Marcos asks why DSWD ‘seized’ goods

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TACLOBAN CITY -- Mayor Alfred Romualdez would rather stay mum for apparently being on the receiving end of criticism for the government’s lackluster approach to the “Yolanda” tragedy but his maternal cousin, Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., stood up for the executive and had put the blame on the national government instead.

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Tacloban comes back to life

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Returning to typhoon-devastated Tacloban on Tuesday, Nov. 19, a week since she first saw the city stripped of almost everything, the United Nations humanitarian chief found communities eager to get back on their feet and resume normal living.

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More foreign, local corporate donations for ‘Yolanda’ victims roll in

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Aid from corporate donors, both here and overseas, continues to flow in despite the logjam in connecting relief efforts with survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda.”

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Filipinos to become 'stronger than before'

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MANILA -- A US government official said that Filipinos will rise from the devastation caused by Supertyphoon Yolanda and become “stronger than before.”

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Daughter’s last words: ‘Ma, just let go… Save yourself’

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TACLOBAN CITY -- High school teacher Bernadette Tenegra, 44, would never forget the last words of her daughter.

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