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Philippines 'National Calamity': the increasing frequency of disasters in an overpopulated world

The depressing scenes of devastation in the Philippines following the landfall of Typhoon Haiyan has led President Benigno Aquino to declare a ‘national calamity’. Images of flattened houses, downturned corpses and beached ships are all-too-familiar, with the… 530 more words



Kalau film berdurasi dua jam yang mampu membuat saya menangis hingga pilek sementara tidak masuk dalam kategori sedih, saya tidak tahu lagi apa yang dimaksud dengan sedih. 544 more words


Aftershock and growth spurts

Counting the minutes until Vi’s first nap of the day.  She slept until 5:30am today.  I suppose I should be grateful she did not wake up at 3am like she was doing.   273 more words


Tangshan: The Phoenix City

This is the first post in a series about a recent business trip I took to northeast Hebei province

Tangshan, a two-hour drive east of Beijing in Hebei Province, is a city of industry. 698 more words