Philippines

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Bay Area Volunteers Support Better Education In The Philippines

Millions of books and tons of school supplies have made their way from the Bay Area to the Philippines thanks to a Walnut Creek couple who wanted to make a difference for children they came across decades ago.

08/26/2015

Divers from the California Academy of Sciences discover new species in the Philippines. (CBS)

Bay Area Researchers Find 100 Never-Before-Seen Sea Creatures In The Philippines

A team of Bay Area scientists traveled to the Philippines, dove to great depths and used all kinds of clever equipment to discover sea creatures never seen before.

06/15/2015

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San Jose Woman From The Philippines Deals With Nearly A Week Of No Hot Water At Apartment With Ease

The last thing you want on a cold winter morning is a cold shower, but that’s exactly what residents of a San Jose apartment complex had to deal with for nearly a week after a large tree fell over last week, knocking out gas and hot water service.

01/05/2015

EARTHQUAKE

Strong 6.1 Earthquake Shakes Southern Philippines

A strong earthquake shook parts of the southern and central Philippines on Monday, frightening people but causing no serious damage or injuries, officials said.

12/29/2014

Sylvia Aquino's care packages showed up in the Philippines damaged. (CBS)

Bay Area Woman’s Shipments To Family In Philippines Arrive Damaged, Pillaged

For Sylvia Aquino,  sending emergency supplies and food to her family in the Philippines isn’t just a good deed, it’s  a tradition.  But, she says five boxes she recently shipped to her family in Luzon […]

07/17/2014

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Sizeable Quake Strikes In Water Near Philippines

A powerful earthquake struck the Philippines at 6:16 p.m. local time, 2 a.m. here in the Bay Area.

05/15/2014

San Francisco City Hall

Tagalog Certified As Third Language To Be Used In SF City Services Communications

San Francisco has certified Tagalog as a third language that must be used in communicating essential city services, city officials announced Wednesday.

04/02/2014

Brandon Rios  & Manny Pacquiao (credit: Nicky Loh/Getty Images)

Pacquiao Beats Rios In Unanimous Decision

Manny Pacquiao defeated Brandon Rios by unanimous decision on Sunday, returning to his winning ways after consecutive losses…

11/23/2013

(L-R) Ross Valory, Neal Schon, Arnel Pineda, Jonathan Cain, and Deen Castronovo of “Journey” (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Journey Donates $350K In Typhoon Relief

Journey is donating $350,000 to help relief efforts in the Philippines, and its lead singer has a message for his homeland: “Don’t Stop Believin’”

11/17/2013

Residents covering their noses due to cadavers smell queue up to charge their mobile phones at the city hall in Tacloban city, Leyte province, central Philippines on November 14, 2013, six days after Super Typhoon Haiyan unleashed its fury. United Nations humanitarian chief Valerie Amos said November 14 that aid must reach desperate Philippine typhoon survivors more quickly, amid reports of hunger and thirst in stricken neighborhoods. AFP PHOTO/TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Nurses Departing For Typhoon Relief In Philippines

A group of nurses from the Registered Nurse Response Network were set to depart from San Francisco International Airport Thursday night for the Philippines to help provide relief to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

11/14/2013

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