Aussie aid to PH typhoon response reaches P35-M

MANILA – The Australian government's assistance since the devastating Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses hit the Philippines reached PHP35 million, Australian Ambassador...
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Aussie aid to PH typhoon response reaches P35-M

MANILA – The Australian government's assistance since the devastating Super Typhoon Rolly and Typhoon Ulysses hit the...

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