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.
Boracay Island, 310 kilometers south of Manila, is one of the country's top tourist destinations. But President Duterte has approved a temporary closure for tourists, paving the way for the rehabilitation of the island.
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.
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.
After making landfall on Christmas Day, typhoon Nina is sweeping towards Manila. Despite weakening, the super typhoon is continuing to disrupt Christmas celebrations, with authorities still on red alert.
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