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Manila (Philippines)

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  • 100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines

    100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines
    WASHINGTON — One hundred additional U.S. Marines and sailors flew to the Philippines on Monday as part of a growing international effort to help survivors of one of the largest Pacific storms on record. Rescuers are still in the early stages of...
  • Hundreds more U.S. troops expected in the Philippines by week's end

    Hundreds more U.S. troops expected in the Philippines by week's end
    WASHINGTON –- Hundreds of Marines are expected to arrive in the typhoon-stricken Philippines by the end of the week to bolster a relief effort that has struggled against logistical hurdles and overwhelming devastation, U.S. officials said Wednesday....
  • Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action

    Facing crisis in homeland, Filipinos in Central Valley take action
    DELANO, Calif. — By 4:30 a.m. the line was out the door at the tiny Fil Bake Shop. Farmworkers were picking up pandesal — Filipino sweet bread — for another day in the fields. Lourdes Talactac chirped "good morning" and asked customers...
  • Review: Filipina, lover of classic TV, dreams of 'Dallas Non-Stop'

    Review: Filipina, lover of classic TV, dreams of 'Dallas Non-Stop'
    With the poor, suffering Philippines so prominently in the headlines, Boni B. Alvarez's world premiere play, “Dallas Non-Stop,” offers a glimpse into the vibrant Filipino culture as uplifting as it is timely. Set in Manila, “Dallas&...
  • Philippines typhoon death toll exceeds 5,000, but 'worst is over'

    Philippines typhoon death toll exceeds 5,000, but 'worst is over'
    Disaster relief workers pushing through mounds of debris in the worst-hit areas of the Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan have recovered hundreds more bodies in recent days, boosting the death toll well beyond 5,000, authorities reported Friday. The...
  • Impressive win casts aside doubts about Manny Pacquiao's boxing future

    Impressive win casts aside doubts about Manny Pacquiao's boxing future
    In the last major fight Bob Arum promoted in the Far East, he walked out of a Philippines arena to a burning sun, mourning the destruction Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier delivered to each other in their third bout, the "Thrilla in Manila" in 1975. Sunday,...
  • Pictures in the News | November 20, 2013

     
    Wednesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where members of the Service Employees International Union gather outside Our Lady of Angels Cathedral for a candlelight vigil in downtown Los Angeles. The county workers have been working...
  • Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen in Philippines

    Manny Pacquiao's bank accounts frozen in Philippines
    Manny Pacquiao’s bank accounts in the Philippines have been frozen, stopping him from fulfilling his promise to help typhoon victims in his homeland, according to his promoter. Pacquiao was locked in training camp more than 400 miles away from the...
  • The Week in Pictures | Nov. 18 – 24, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Friday marked the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy's assassination. Kennedy was shot as he rode in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza in Dallas. In Virginia, the eternal flame flickers in the...
  • British Independent Film Awards names 'Metro Manila' best of year

    British Independent Film Awards names 'Metro Manila' best of year
    "Metro Manila," a thriller about a poor farmer who moves his family from the rice fields of the northern Philippines to Manila in hopes of a better life, was the big winner Sunday evening in London at the Moët British Independent Film Awards, earning...
  • Oscars 2014: The complete list of foreign-language film submissions

    Oscars 2014: The complete list of foreign-language film submissions
    A record 76 movies will compete in the foreign-language film category at the 2014 Oscars, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday.  Moldova and Saudi Arabia are among the first-time entrants, and Montenegro is submitting for the...