The biggest stories of November 9, 2013
Nov 9, 2013
NDTVSports | Thursday February 20, 2014
Luis Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Patrick Vieira have accepted Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane's invitation and are committed to helping the Philippines in the FIFA-supported 11th annual Match Against Poverty on March 4.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 15, 2014
Tens of thousands of members of a Philippine sect took to the streets in Manila on Saturday in a charity walk to raise funds for survivors of the country's deadliest typhoon.
World | Agence France-Press | Saturday February 8, 2014
The Philippines said "Thank you" on billboards around the world on Saturday in gratitude for the massive outpouring of international help after a typhoon that killed about 8,000 people three months ago.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 11, 2014
A UK-based children's charity has asked the Philippines to investigate the suspected recruitment of child workers for sex trafficking in a region devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, an aid official said on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 5, 2014
A devastating typhoon that killed thousands of people in the Philippines has unexpectedly given young traffic accident victim Mario Renos hope that he could one day walk again.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday January 1, 2014
At least two people were killed and nearly 600 others were injured by fireworks and gunfire in New Year celebrations in the Philippines, officials said on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 25, 2013
Survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon spent a gloomy Christmas Day surrounded by mud on Wednesday as heavy rain drove many inside their flimsy shelters, dampening efforts to retain some holiday cheer in the deeply devout nation.
World | Reuters | Wednesday December 18, 2013
The United States will provide an additional $25 million in humanitarian aid to the Philippines for typhoon relief, raising to $86 million its assistance to its major ally, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday.
World | Agence Frence-Presse | Saturday December 14, 2013
The Philippines will need nearly $3 billion to rebuild parts of the country destroyed by the deadliest typhoon in its history, the presidential palace said toda
World | Associated Press | Friday December 13, 2013
The death toll from Typhoon Haiyan that struck the central Philippines on Nov. 8 has passed 6,000 with nearly 1,800 people missing, officials said on Friday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 11, 2013
Pop megastar Justin Bieber hugged, sang to, danced and played with young survivors of the Philippines' deadliest typhoon on Tuesday.
World | Associated Press | Sunday December 8, 2013
One month since Typhoon Haiyan, signs of progress in Philippines are mixed with reminders of the scale of the disaster and the challenges ahead.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Saturday November 30, 2013
The deaths from typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines today rose to 5,632, a government agency said.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 29, 2013
As more bodies have been recovered in typhoon affected areas in central Philippines, the toll rose to 5,598, authorities said on Friday.
Agence France-Presse | Monday November 25, 2013
The World Boxing Organisation (WBO) International welterweight title clash was broadcast in four public areas in Tacloban to lift the spirits of residents who suffered the brunt of Super Typhoon Haiyan's fury.
World | Agence France Presse | Tuesday November 19, 2013
Skulls lie on tombstones and a hand reaches out from a grave at a cemetery in the eastern Philippines, after a typhoon so powerful it pulled the dead from the earth.
World | Reuters | Monday November 18, 2013
Three pathologists struggled on Monday to identify dozens of fast-decomposing bodies at a mass grave, victims of the strongest typhoon ever recorded, illustrating the scale of the task the Philippines faces in the hardest-hit city of Tacloban.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 16, 2013
Japanese medics working to help victims of the Philippines typhoon have deployed wireless mobile X-ray kits using tablet computers, a world first in a disaster zone, a team spokesman said Saturday.
World | Associated Press | Friday November 15, 2013
The knock of hammer on nail, the buzz of chain saws, the swish of brooms clearing up debris from wrecked homes and yards: The sound of people putting their lives back together rings out across this devastated town.
World | Agence France-Presse | Friday November 15, 2013
The United Nations said on Friday the death toll from a super typhoon in the Philippines was at least 4,460, citing regional officials, but the national disaster council maintained a much lower figure.