The ability to outsource all kinds of business processes is creating massive, vertical company towns in the suburbs.
Young girls have a higher risk than boys of perishing in the months and years after a typhoon, say researchers.
The powerful typhoon destroyed 70 percent of the land in its path, displaced 600,000, and reduced entire cities to ruin.
Divers? Explorers? Really bad drivers?
Growth in population and informal settling has increased the flood's toll in Manila.
The Philippines capital turns roads into temporary highways to ease shopping-related congestion