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Philippine storm nears same typhoon-ravaged area

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A wide swath of the Philippines, including the capital Manila, braced Friday for a dangerously erratic and powerful typhoon approaching from the Pacific, about a year after [...]
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Philippines moves to calm panic-buying as typhoon bears down

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Panic-buying of food broke out in the central Philippines on Thursday and schools and government offices were shut, as provinces yet to recover from last year’s [...]
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Philippines urges humanitarian approach to illegal immigrants issue in Sabah

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | The Malaysian Insider | 6:00 AM

Any action by Putrajaya to resolve the illegal immigrants issue in Sabah should be on humanitarian grounds and remedial, the Philippines embassy in Kuala Lumpur said today. [...]
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Philippines Starts Evacuations Before Super Typhoon Lands

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Philippine authorities started evacuating provinces in the country’s east, shutting schools and moving a meeting of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation officials as a [...]
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‘Very Ugly’: 32 Million in Philippines in Path of Super Typhoon Hagupit

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NBC News | 6:00 AM

The military was on high alert and thousands of families were evacuated Friday as Super Typhoon Hagupit remained on course for landfall in areas of the Philippines devastated [...]
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Philippines moves to calm panic-buying as typhoon bears down

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

The government said it was considering declaring a state of national calamity to freeze prices of basic goods and President Benigno Aquino ordered the trade department to [...]
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Philippines braces for powerful, erratic typhoon

Philippines braces for powerful, erratic typhoon

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Washington Post | 6:00 AM

A wide swath of the Philippines, including the capital Manila, braced Friday for a dangerously erratic and powerful typhoon approaching from the Pacific, about a year after [...]
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Thousands stranded as Filipinos brace for super typhoon Hagupit

Thousands stranded as Filipinos brace for super typhoon Hagupit

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ports were shut across the Philippines, leaving thousands of travellers stranded, and some local governments ordered forced evacuations on Friday as super-typhoon Hagupit [...]
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Philippines Moves Thousands Before Storm That May Hit Manila

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Businessweek | 6:00 AM

The Philippines evacuated thousands of people to safer ground and stockpiled food, with flights canceled as the country prepares for Super Typhoon Hagupit, a category-5 storm [...]
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Philippines braces for powerful, erratic typhoon

06-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A wide swath of the Philippines, including the capital Manila, braced Friday for a dangerously erratic and powerful typhoon approaching from the Pacific, about a year after [...]
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Super Typhoon Hagupit intensifies as it threatens Philippines

Super Typhoon Hagupit intensifies as it threatens Philippines

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 11:16 AM

A super typhoon gained strength on Thursday as it tracked towards the Philippines, threatening more devastation for mostly poor communities where thousands of people have [...]
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Rights Group: Police Torture in Philippines Rife

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Amnesty International said Thursday that five years after the Philippines passed a law criminalising torture, the practice continues, with an overstretched police force [...]
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Super Typhoon Hagupit takes aim on the Philippines

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Super Typhoon Hagupit – on track to be the world’s most powerful storm this year – is forecast to hit or graze the Philippines by the weekend. Hagupit [...]
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‘Hagupit’ to intensify into super typhoon

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

The Joint Typhoon Warning centre (JTWC) of the United States military expects Typhoon ‘Hagupit’ to intensify into a super typhoon within 48 hours. In an update [...]
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Amnesty Report Condemns Police Torture in Philippines

05-Dec-2014 Intellasia | NY Times | 6:00 AM

The Philippine police continue to torture and degrade suspects despite a national effort to stem the practice, according to a new report from the human rights group Amnesty [...]
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