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Typhoon Haiyan Damage Is ‘Worse Than Hell’

One of the strongest storms ever recorded has devastated parts of the Philippines, and relief is slow to arrive. Long accustomed to fearsome storms, floods and earthquakes, Filipinos are usually stoical in the face of natural disasters. Yet the sheer magnitude of the super- typhoon that ripped through the middle […]
Typhoon Haiyan Damage Is ‘Worse Than Hell’
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The US Disaster Relief Mission In The Philippines Has Big Strategic Implications

Yesterday, Marines with the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Brigade from Okinawa, Japan, unloaded the first shipments of emergency suppliesin the Philippines as part of a complex disaster relief mission launched in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. Haiyan wreaked havoc on the Philippines, leaving more than 10,000 dead, billions of dollars in […]
The US Disaster Relief Mission In The Philippines Has Big Strategic Implications
Markets

Here’s What Typhoon Haiyan Means For The Philippine Economy

The death toll from Typhoon Haiyan which hit the Philippines on Fridayis believed to have reached 10,000, according to one provincial government. 9.5 million people, about one-tenth of the population, has been affected by the disaster. And the storm that has taken a human toll will also hurt the economy […]
Here’s What Typhoon Haiyan Means For The Philippine Economy
Markets

The Philippines’ Stock Market And Currency Are Tanking

The Philippines’ PSEi stock exchange is down -2.14% in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan. And the Philippine Peso is off -0.47% against the dollar. Here are the charts — for the PSEi: And the Peso: More than 10,000 are feared dead after what is believed to be the largest storm […]
The Philippines’ Stock Market And Currency Are Tanking