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Philippines

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  • Local Filipino community aids typhoon victims

    Filipino community members in Southern California are mobilizing relief efforts to send supplies and aid to areas in the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. With a population of more than 330,000, Los Angeles has the largest Filipino diaspora in...
  • Philippines typhoon kills at least 10,000

    Philippines typhoon kills at least 10,000
    One of the most powerful storms recorded killed at least 10,000 people in the central Philippines, a senior police official said on Sunday, with huge waves sweeping away entire coastal villages and devastating the region's main city. Super typhoon Haiyan...
  • Death toll from Philippines typhoon surpasses 6,000

    Death toll from Philippines typhoon surpasses 6,000
    Disaster response workers trawling through piles of debris continue to find bodies more than a month after a powerful typhoon swept through the central Philippines, pushing the death toll to more than 6,000, with nearly 1,800 people still unaccounted for,...
  • L.A. Filipinos mobilize to assist typhoon victims

    As the death toll continues to rise in the aftermath of the powerful typhoon that swept through the Philippines last week, Southern California’s local Filipino community has been mobilizing to assist in relief efforts. A 5K Charity Walk was held...
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises

    Typhoon Haiyan: Survivors in Philippines beg for help as death toll rises
    Dazed survivors begged for help and scavenged for food, water and medicine on Monday, as relief workers struggled to reach victims of a super typhoon that killed an estimated 10,000 people in the central Philippines. As President Benigno Aquino deployed...
  • Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and friend

    Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and friend
    The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
  • 330 orphans arrive in Los Angeles

     
    South Vietnamese and Cambodian orphans are carried from evacuation plane at Los Angeles International Airport in white cardboard boxes that served as bassinettes for the trip from the Philippines....
  • 'We Are The Best!' On Top At Tokyo Festival

    TOKYO -- Lukas Moodysson's "We Are the Best!," a dramedy about three 13-year-old girls who start a punk band in 1982 Stockholm, was awarded the Tokyo Sakura Grand Prix at the 26th Tokyo International Film Festival on Friday. The Swedish director told the...
  • Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios

    Manny Pacquiao says 'nothing' concerns him about Brandon Rios
    Manny Pacquiao provided an update from his Philippines-based training camp Thursday as he prepares for his Nov. 23 welterweight bout in Macao, China, against Oxnard’s Brandon Rios. Pacquiao’s most relevant words came as he closed the...
  • A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior

    A milestone shipyard battleship becomes a decorated WWII warrior
    A century after Newport News shipbuilders laid its keel on Oct. 27, 1913, the mighty battleship USS Pennsylvania is largely forgotten. But in its day the 31,400-ton warhorse represented a critical milestone for the increasingly capable yard -- where...
  • Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi

    Cancellation of Obama's Southeast Asia trip a boost for China's Xi
    BEIJING -- Splashed across the front pages, there is China’s president, Xi Jinping, resplendent as he strolls with his photogenic first lady down the red carpet welcoming him in Malaysia. There Xi is again in Jakarta — the first foreign...
  • No California tsunami threat after 7.2 earthquake in Philippines

    No California tsunami threat after 7.2 earthquake in Philippines
    The National Tsunami Warning Center said Monday evening that there was no tsunami threat to California or the West Coast after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit the Philippines.  The quake was reported in Mindanao, the southernmost island in the...