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18 November 2013 - 6:16pm“Hey you, where are you from?” a young boy yells down to me from the balcony of his family’s apartment. He has a cheeky smile, and he raises his eyebrows in a mock challenge. “Australia!” I yell back. “Australia…,” he chews this over for a moment....
23 August 2013 - 12:11pmHeavy monsoon rains, exacerbated by a series of tropical storms triggered major flooding across the island of Luzon in the northern Philippines, claiming 16 lives and forcing the evacuation of more than 380,000 people. On 19 August, some 60 per cent of the Metro Manila region was under water as the...