The Philippines now has 100 million
QuartzThe Philippines now has 100 million people—and just about as many problems ...QuartzThe population of the Philippines hit 100 million this week with the birth of a baby girl. Its central bank also raised interest rates for the first time in three years to guard against inflation, even as the economy slowed down—two milestones that ...
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 9:50 am
Philippines plans $3bn effort for typhoon
ReutersPhilippines plans $3bn effort for typhoon victimsNews24The Philippines will spend $3.89bn to rehouse some 200 000 families displaced by last year's super typhoon Haiyan that killed 6 100 people, the government said in a masterplan released on Friday. It has taken a startling nine months to hammer out the ...Nine months on, Philippines plans $3.9-bln effort to relocate typhoon Haiyan ...ReutersPhilippines announces $3.9 billion plan to relocate thousands displaced by ...ABC OnlinePhilippines plans $4.24-billion effort to relocate Typhoon Haiyan victimsThe Globe and MailChannel News Asiaall 34 news articles »
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 5:59 am
Philippines monitors arrivals from west
Channel News AsiaPhilippines monitors arrivals from west Africa for EbolaChannel News AsiaLyndon Lee Suy, a doctor and spokesman for the Philippines' Department of Health, at a press briefing in Manila on August 1, 2014. Officials are monitoring the health of Filipinos returning from west African countries hit by Ebola to prevent the virus ...Philippines monitors arrivals from Africa for EbolaABS CBN NewsPhilippines to monitor west Africa arrivals to prevent Ebola spreadThe Malay Mail Online7 OFWs from Sierra Leone monitored for EbolaPhilippine Starall 8,830 news articles »
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 5:30 am
The Philippines' Insurgency Crisis - New
The Philippines' Insurgency CrisisNew York TimesThe deadly attack on Monday on a group of about 50 villagers celebrating the end of Ramadan by Abu Sayyaf, a Muslim extremist group in the Philippines, was another reminder that the Philippine government must move forward with the peace agreement it ...
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 4:19 am
Worst natural disasters in the Philippines -
Worst natural disasters in the PhilippinesRapplerMANILA, Philippines - Executive Order 137 mandates the Philippines to commemorate “National Disaster Consciousness Month” every July. The country is no stranger to natural disasters, as it is surrounded by bodies of water, and is located along the ...One distinguished Philippine Australia Defense scholar rises to the top job ...Philippine Starall 2 news articles »
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 12:29 am
Philippines to spend nearly $4bn rebuildingThe Philippine government plans to spend nearly $4 billion to rehabilitate areas devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan last year, a senior adviser to President Benigno Aquino said Friday. Haiyan struck the central islands on November 8, leaving nearly 8,000 people dead or missing from its monster winds of up to 275 kilometres an hour (171 mph) that generated giant waves which obliterated coastal ...
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 7:10 am
Philippines admits massive Libya evacuationA Philippine plan to evacuate all 13,000 of its workers in strife-torn Libya is a "challenge", with many reluctant to leave despite the dangers, the Filipino foreign ministry said Friday. The ministry announced a "mandatory" evacuation of all 13,000 of its nationals living in Libya last month after the beheading of a Filipino construction worker abducted by unknown suspects. "Our target is 100 ...
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 6:50 am
Philippines to table action plan over ChinaThe Philippines plans to table a "triple action plan" at a regional meeting to ease tensions and resolve rows between China and rival claimants to the strategic South China Sea.
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 4:33 am
Nine months on, Philippines plans $3.9-blnThe Philippines will spend 170 billion pesos ($3.89 billion) to rehouse some 200,000 families displaced by last year's super typhoon Haiyan that killed 6,100 people, the government said in a masterplan released on Friday. It has taken a startling nine months to hammer out the plan because crippling bureaucracy entailed lengthy vetting, say government consultants, and sparse technical data on ...
Posted on 1 August 2014 | 4:28 am
Worst natural disasters in the PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines (UPDATED) - Executive Order 137 mandates the Philippines to commemorate “National Disaster Consciousness Month” every July. The country is no stranger to natural disasters, as it is surrounded by bodies of water, and is located along the Pacific Ocean’s “Ring of Fire.” From typhoons to tsunamis to ...
Posted on 31 July 2014 | 11:17 pm