- Correction: Philippines-Typhoon story Updated: Dec-06-13 1:03 am
- Myanmar's president asks Philippines for more aid Updated: Dec-05-13 4:58 am
- Filipinos escape typhoon wasteland, but not worry Updated: Nov-25-13 5:35 am
- For Philippine relief, China beat by Ikea, Coke Updated: Nov-14-13 10:28 pm
- Obama gives condolences to the Philippines in call Updated: Nov-12-13 1:51 pm
TACLOBAN, Philippines - In a story Nov. 10 about Typhoon Haiyan, The Associated Press incorrectly reported that a tsunami in the south in 1976 killed 5,791 people. The actual number is 4,791 dead, according to a 1978 study by the Special Committee on Tsunami Warning System of the National Committee on Marine Sciences, National Science Development Board.
MANILA, Philippines - Myanmar's president called Thursday for more investment and development assistance from the Philippines, saying his country needs help to catch up with the rest of Southeast Asia after emerging from nearly two decades of economic sanctions.
MANILA, Philippines - Romnick Abadines' heart pounded as a Philippine air force C-130 carried him above typhoon-wrecked Tacloban city. He had never been on a plane before, never watched silvery-white clouds pass from a small round window. It was not the first time, or the last, that he felt helpless and out of his element.
BEIJING - The outpouring of international aid to the Philippines makes China's contribution for typhoon relief look like a trickle: even Swedish furniture chain Ikea and beverage giant Coca-Cola have done more than the world's second-largest economy. That won't help Beijing's campaign to win over neighbors with its soft power.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama spoke to the president of the Philippines to express condolences for the devastation brought by Typhoon Haiyan (HY'-ahn).