· October, 2010

Stories about Philippines from October, 2010

Philippines: Strongest typhoon of the year

  19 October 2010

Typhoon Juan (international name: Megi), the world’s strongest tropical cyclone of the year, hit the north part of the Philippines forcing the evacuation of thousands of residents. Many provinces are still without power and communication signals; rice and other agricultural crops were also destroyed. Netizens share their stories

Philippines: Dancing flight attendants

  6 October 2010

A plane flight safety demonstration danced to pop tunes by the flight attendants of a Philippine-based commercial airline is a recent a hit on YouTube. Netizens debate whether the gimmick is entertaining or sexist.