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Manila (Philippines)

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  • 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&...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 'Starred Up' tops British Independent Film Awards nominations

    'Starred Up' tops British Independent Film Awards nominations
    The drama "Starred Up" earned the most nominations for the 16th Moet British Independent Film Awards on Monday morning, receiving eight, including best film, best director for David Mackenzie, best actor for Jack O'Connell and supporting actor for...
  • Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines

    Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines
    MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...
  • Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines

    Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines
    A group of doctors from the Mammoth Lakes area was among the first humanitarian aid groups to reach the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which is believed to have killed about 10,000 people as it moved across the island nation Friday....
  • Typhoon Haiyan: Thousands feared dead in Philippines

    Typhoon Haiyan: Thousands feared dead in Philippines
    MANILA, Philippines — The death toll from a powerful typhoon that swept away coastal villages in the Philippines with a tsunami-like force is likely in the thousands, and could top 10,000, officials said Sunday as grim reports filtered in from the...
  • Officials: Typhoon Haiyan death toll may soar to 10,000 in Philippines

    Officials: Typhoon Haiyan death toll may soar to 10,000 in Philippines
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — The death toll from one of the strongest storms on record that ravaged the central Philippine city of Tacloban could reach 10,000 people, officials said after the extent of massive devastation became apparent and horrified...
  • Philippines earthquake death toll up to 110, officials say

    Philippines earthquake death toll up to 110, officials say
    CEBU, Philippines — The death toll from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol reached 110 Wednesday, with only three people pulled alive from rubble. The three were rescued in Cebu province, about 350...