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Typhoon Devastates Southern Philippines

Typhoon Devastates Southern Philippines

The southern part of the Philippines was hit by Typhoon Bopha (“Pablo”) last Tuesday leaving more than 300 people dead, almost 400 missing and around 50,000 families left homeless. Considered as the worst typhoon to hit the country this year, it has placed three provinces in Eastern Mindanao under the state of calamity due to […]

December 6, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

Interesting Facts

Interesting Facts about Tunnels

Interesting Facts about Tunnels

The Sasago Tunnel, one of the longest tunnel in Japan that connects Tokyo to  Nagoya, collapsed on December 2, 2012 causing deaths, injuries and damage to properties. Built in 1977, the Sasago tunnel is located west of Tokyo and passes through the hills near Mount Fuji. Nine people died when they were trapped in their […]

December 5, 2012 No Comments / Read More >>

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