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Romualdo Locatelli: The Artist Who Disappeared

John Seed | Posted 06.01.2011 | Arts
John Seed

On February 24, 1943, Romualdo Locatelli, a renowned Italian painter, disappeared while bird hunting, never to be seen again. His widow Erminia had a premonition of tragedy that day.

Jason Leung, Teen Victim In Philippines Bus Tragedy, Wakes From Coma

AP | MIN LEE | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HONG KONG — The sole surviving child of a Hong Kong woman with Canadian citizenship who lost her husband and two daughters in a Philippine bus h...

The Filipino Fashion Club: Cameron Silver and Monique Lhuillier's Informal Lunch Bunch

Style Section L.A. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

The Filipino Fashion Club is a crew of Filipino designers, retailers, publicists and fashion journalists who -- when schedules sync up -- meet for a Filipino meal and some good conversation.

Rickshaw Driver Sentenced To 14,400 Years In Prison

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine court has sentenced a father to 14,400 years in prison after he was convicted of the near-daily rape of his t...

Filipino Woman Who Left Newborn On Plane Says She Was Raped By Her Employer

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A Philippine woman who acknowledged giving birth to a baby on a flight from the Middle East and then leaving him in the tr...

The Philippines Spamdex - How An Election Could Be Decided By Tinned Meat.

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

MANILA, Philippines - Manuel Villar is one of the front runners in next week's national election. He makes much of his humble roots. Born in a squalid...

Key Witness In Philippine Muslim Massacre Shot Dead

AFP | Jason Gutierrez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A key witness in the case of a powerful Muslim clan accused of orchestrating the worst political massacre in the Philippines has been shot dead, a pro...

Manila's Firefly Brigade Bikes For Clean Air (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

8,000 members of the Philippine's Firefly Brigade took to the streets of Manila on bike Sunday for the annual 'Tour of the Fireflies,' encouraging peo...

Philippines Singing Contest Host Killed On Stage

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A brazen gunman shot and killed a radio journalist as he hosted a singing contest before shocked spectators in the souther...

Philippines Earthquake 2010: No Reports Of Serious Injury Or Damage After 6.0 Quake Outside Manila

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck west of Manila on Thursday, the seismology institute reported, causing buildings in the ...

Memorial for Social Activist Betty Millard (1911-2010)

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Luce

Betty Millard of Chicago, a long-time social activist had danced with Zhou Enlai after the Chinese Revolution and then was called to testify as a host...

Manny Pacquiao: People's Champ or Chump?

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Virginia M. Moncrieff

Fiercely competitive and tenacious, Manny Pacquiao is widely considered as the best boxer in the world, having won seven different weight classes.

Philippines School Torched By Angry Parents

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines — A group of parents torched a school in the central Philippines after complaining their children weren't given the food pro...

Typhoon Mirinae hits Philippines

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Read More: Manila, Home News

Manila prepares for the worst as fourth storm in last two months makes landfall....

Philippine's Mayon Volcano Gets Louder, Could Erupt Soon

AP | BULLIT MARQUEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

LEGAZPI, Philippines — Philippine troops on Monday pressed the last 3,000 villagers who have refused to heed government warnings to leave the da...

In Philippines, Typhoon Disasters and Climate Change | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Two deadly storms struck Philippines in the last two weeks killing more than 500 people. The first storm triggered the worst flooding in Metro Manila...

The Philippines: Destruction, Heartbreak and a Plea for Help

Ann M. Veneman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ann M. Veneman

Earlier this week I returned from a trip to the country, seeing first-hand some of the extensive damage and visiting with victims and relief workers.

Save the Children Helps Families in the Philippines Brace for Typhoon Parma

Save the Children | Save the Children | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A category 5 storm, Typhoon Parma, is heading directly toward the Philippines, less than a week after Tropical Storm Ketsana submerged much of ...

Indonesia, Vietnam, American Samoa: Send Aid Now To Areas Ravaged By Disasters

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

In the last week and a half, a number of natural disasters have struck locations in Southeast Asia and the Pacific Ocean. After two catastrophic typho...

"One of the Lucky Ones" After Typhoon Strikes Philippines

World Vision | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
World Vision

"It was like the sea; my father put me in a Styrofoam box and swam me to safety. I felt so cold and I thought I would drown," said seven-year-old Jabez Gonzaga.

Socially Networked Rescue Relief in Manila

Piers Fawkes | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Piers Fawkes

Typhoon Ondoy was a tragedy. Hundreds have died in the Philippines. But without the rapid-response heroism of ordinary Filipino citizens enabled by technology, it could have been much worse.

"The System Is Overwhelmed..."

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Huffington Post Impact has been detailing relief efforts in the Philippines since Typhoon Ondoy hit on Saturday. If you've read the news and want to h...

Local Organizations Seek Donations for Typhoon Ketsana Relief Efforts

The Jersey City Independent | The Jersey City Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Over the weekend, Typhoon Ketsana (known in the country as Ondoy) dumped massive amounts of rain on the Manila metro area in the Philippines. Now loca...

Worst Typhoon in Decades Strikes The Philippines

Richard Walden | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Walden

LOS ANGELES, CA (September 28, 2009)-- Los Angeles-based International relief agency Operation USA announced that it was preparing relief supplies to ...

Philippines Notebook: A National Disaster Brings Death and Blame

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

An overburdened city is an overburdened city and on Saturday, regardless of whether you lived in a shanty town or in a utilities-paying neighborhood, it was time to pay the price.