THE PHILIPPINES: From the Huks to Hibok-Hibok

President Elpido Quirino had $2,000,000 to use for the social welfare of the pesty Hukbalahaps if they behaved themselves. Instead the Huks broke out in new rebellion against the government and clashed with the army at several points north of Manila.

Meanwhile, on Camiguin Island in the Mindanao Sea, Hibok-Hibok volcano erupted last week for the first time since April 30, 1871. Thousands of refugees fled the molten blanket of lava, the smothering volcanic ash and dust. In Manila, a typhoon roared out of the Pacific and lashed the city with torrential rains, paralyzing daily life and restricting traffic in...

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