WARSAW—At a busy hallway in the National Stadium, where UN climate conference delegates walk hurriedly from one meeting to another, three volunteers dressed in blue positioned themselves and started making appeals.
BEIJING - China's clumsy response to the typhoon in the neighbouring Philippines shows that the Asian giant is still struggling to find its role on the world stage, analysts say, burdened by history and its own self-image.
TACLOBAN - An eerie air fills the Sto. Niño Shrine in Tacloban City.
On one side, the Anika Island Resort faces a glittering stretch of azure sea. On the other three, it faces the remains of homes and coconut palms minced by wind into the white sand.
Not even the concrete walls of an elementary school in Leyte withstood the strenght of the storm surge brought by world's most powerful typhoon this year.
MANILA -- Upon seeing the devastation wrought by super typhoon "Yolanda" in his parish in Barangay Matarinao in Salcedo, Eastern Samar, Fr. Edgar Abusejo thought he and his parishioners had suffered the worst.