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A view of a landslide in the town of Pantukan in Compostela Valley on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao in this still image taken from video January 5, 2012
Thursday, Jan. 05, 2012

Open quoteOur political leaders are only interested in handing out charity bags and they think they have done their jobs.Close quote

  • professor of political science at Ateneo de Manila University, accusing the Philippine government of failing to prepare residents for a storm-triggered landslide on Thursday that killed 25 people on the island of Mindanao
Photo: REUTERS / ABS-CBN via REUTERS TV | Source: Bloomberg