October 1944: Remembering One of the Largest Battles in Naval History
By Robert Farley
The United States brought over 300 ships to the invasion of the island of Leyte in the Philippines.
Philippine Archbishop: Pope Francis “Might” Visit Typhoon-Damaged Areas
By J.T. Quigley
Also: Cheap Big Macs in Southeast Asia, street vendors reeling from Bangkok protests.
Lessons from the Haiyan Typhoon Tragedy
Geography, broken communication, and environmental deterioration aided the disaster.
Philippine Super Typhoon Death Toll Could Top 10,000
Relief workers struggle to enter hardest-hit areas as storm moves toward China.