Catholic priest urges colleagues to inspect structural integrity of Churches

May 21, 2015 by · Comments Off on Catholic priest urges colleagues to inspect structural integrity of Churches 

MANILA, May 20 — An official of the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines-Permanent Committee on Public Affairs (CBCP-PCPA) urged members of clergy to inspect the structural integrity of their churches.

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1st LD: 11 killed, 300 injured in latest Nepal quake

May 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on 1st LD: 11 killed, 300 injured in latest Nepal quake 

KATHMANDU, May 12 — At least 11 people were killed and 300 others injured after a powerful 7.4-magnitude earthquake hit nepal on Tuesday.

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China helps Nepal with disease prevention

May 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on China helps Nepal with disease prevention 

BEIJING, May 4 — The Chinese military has sent a 70-member team to nepal to begin disease prevention work in quake-hit areas, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Monday.

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Feature: Survivors in worst-hit district in Nepal quake appeal for help

May 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Survivors in worst-hit district in Nepal quake appeal for help 

KATHMANDU, May 4 — Sindhupalchowk, a district near capital Kathmandu, is the worst-hit area after a powerful earthquake rattled nepal on April 25, with the highest number of casualties, massive destruction of buildings and loss of livestock.

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May Day snapshots on Tibet-Nepal border

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GYIRONG, Tibet, May 2 — Cheng Pengpeng got up at dawn and walked out of his tent to take one last look at Gyirong, a small town on China-nepal border that kept him warm and safe after the nightmare of a fatal earthquake.

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NASA contributes to rescue efforts in Nepal after devastating earthquake

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on NASA contributes to rescue efforts in Nepal after devastating earthquake 

WASHINGTON, May 2 — NASA is currently partnering with other U.S. government agencies, non-governmental organizations and private sector partners to provide the Nepalese government with critical satellite data to aid in the rescue efforts.

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UN relief chief appeals for continued support to Nepal

May 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN relief chief appeals for continued support to Nepal 

UNITED NATIONS, May 2 — Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos on Friday appealed in nepal to the international community for continued support to the millions of people affected by a strong earthquake on April 25, deputy UN spokesman Farhan Haq said at a daily news briefing here.

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Feature: Residents in Kathmandu spend chilly night in open air three days after devastating quake

April 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Residents in Kathmandu spend chilly night in open air three days after devastating quake 

By Zhang Ning, Menisha

KATHMANDU, April 29 (PNA/Xinhua) — Some 1,000 residents in Nepal' s capital Kathmandu on Tuesday spent the chilly night in the open air at the city's Tundikhel Ground for fear of possible aftershocks from Saturday's devastating earthquake.

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Chinese satellites monitoring Nepal quake zone

April 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Chinese satellites monitoring Nepal quake zone 

BEIJING, April 28 — Chinese satellites are monitoring areas affected by Nepal's quake while providing hi-resolution images for relief effort, the State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defence (SASTIND) said Tuesday.

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PHL-Nepal business group launched

March 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on PHL-Nepal business group launched 

MANILA, March 26 — A business group of Philippine- and Nepal-based companies was created in order to boost economic ties between the two countries.

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