In Haiyan's wake, Christmas infused with tragedy

| Dec 25, 2013

In Haiyan's wake, Christmas infused with tragedy

Christmas lights blink in a handful of restaurants in Tacloban, but at nightfall, much of this city flattened by Typhoon Haiyan slips into darkness. A few downtown shops have reopened. Roadside vendors peddle fruits of the season: oranges and red apples. There is rebuilding, though ...

U.N. chief Ban visits typhoon-hit Philippines

Dec 21, 2013

U.N. chief Ban visits typhoon-hit Philippines

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday visited central Philippine villages that were decimated by Typhoon Haiyan, and promised to try to raise at least $800 million in aid to help the region recover from last month's devastating storm. Children who survived the Nov. 8 typhoon ...

Pacquiao to visit typhoon-hit area

/ Nov 25, 2013

Pacquiao to visit typhoon-hit area

Manny Pacquiao is preparing for a visit to the typhoon-devastated city of Tacloban in the coming days, returning to the Philippines with his boxing career back on the upswing after an impressive victory over Brandon Rios. Pacquiao said after his win at The Venetian casino ...

Nov 23, 2013

A helping hand for Philippines

The Philippines was one of the most important contributors to the relief effort after the Great East Japan Earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, and now Japan has the chance to return the favor.

Typhoon-hit region to watch Pacquiao

/ Nov 23, 2013

Typhoon-hit region to watch Pacquiao

Hoping to lift the spirits of thousands of people left homeless by a deadly typhoon in the Philippines, cable operators on Saturday set up TV screens inside an astrodome, near a church and in other landmarks in the devastated region to broadcast live boxing ...