Food, tents and medicine are arriving in the regions of the Phillipines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. But because so many people need help, distribution remains a major challenge - and many are trying to flee.
A rare storm has hit the Philippines' second-largest island of Mindanao, with at least 230 reported dead. Deforestation exacerbated the ferocity of the flash floods and mudslides.
Although Tokyo offered financial support to Manila, Japan is in no position to rival China financially. Duterte knows this and is using the Beijing-Tokyo rivalry to his own advantage. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
The Philippine president wanted to build on disputed land at the heart of a lucrative shipping route. Pressure from China made him quickly change tack.
Typhoon Nina ruined Christmas weekend in the Philippines, destroying homes and flooding towns in the process. The storm moved over to the South China Sea, leaving at least four people dead and eight missing.
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