PHILIPPINES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/PHILIPPINES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Typhoon kills 20 in Philippines, spares Manila http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190349-68/manila-typhoon-philippines-rammasun.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190349-68/manila-typhoon-philippines-rammasun.html.csp">Typhoon kills 20 in Philippines, spares Manila</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM GOMEZ and OLIVER TEVES</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T10:41:04.359-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 10:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manila, Philippines • A typhoon blew out of the northern Philippines on Wednesday after causing at least 20 deaths, knocking out power in entire provinces, damaging two parked jetliners and forcing nearly half a million people to flee from its lethal wind and rains, officials said. The eye of Typhoon Rammasun made a late shift away from Manila, but its peak winds of 150 kilometers (93 miles) per hour and gusts up to 185 kph (115 mph) forced down trees and electric posts and ripped off roofs acro...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581903492014-07-16T10:41:04.359-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T10:41:04.359-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190349@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:41:04 MDT Philippines braces for floods from tropical storm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182469-68/storm-manila-floods-philippines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58182469-68/storm-manila-floods-philippines.html.csp">Philippines braces for floods from tropical storm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-14T14:55:40.343-06:00">Updated Jul 14, 2014 02:55PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manila, Philippines • The Philippines braced for possible floods and landslides as a tropical storm continued to strengthen on Monday as it approached the country’s eastern seaboard. Tropical Storm Rammasun was expected to intensify into a typhoon before making landfall Tuesday morning in Albay province, the government’s weather bureau said. Albay, about 340 kilometers (212 miles) southeast of Manila, is a disaster-prone province where mudslides from Mayon, the country’s most active volcano, bur...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581824692014-07-14T14:55:40.343-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-14T14:55:40.343-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58182469@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:55:40 MDT U.S.: China tensions are bad for business in Asia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58026818-79/china-asia-business-philippines.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58026818-79/china-asia-business-philippines.html.csp">U.S.: China tensions are bad for business in Asia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TERESA CEROJANO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-04T09:52:59.718-06:00">Updated Jun 4, 2014 09:52AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Manila, Philippines • A senior U.S. official said Wednesday that Washington wants to expand economic ties with Asia, the world’s fastest growing region, but warned that China’s provocative conduct in the South China Sea raises tensions that are bad for business. U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker told American and Filipino business groups that the United States has overinvested its diplomatic, economic and strategic resources in other parts of the world. She said it was committed to polic...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-580268182014-06-04T09:52:59.718-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-04T09:52:59.718-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58026818@www.sltrib.com Wed, 04 Jun 2014 09:52:59 MDT