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China to Send 'Peace Ark' to Help Typhoon-Hit Philippines

China is increasing its relief aid to the Philippines following criticism that it was not doing enough to help its typhoon-hit neighbor, which is involved in a territorial dispute with Beijing.The Chinese foreign ministry said Wednesday an emergency medical team from the government and a disaster relief team from the Chinese Red Cross will soon arrive in the Philippines. A 14,000-ton navy hospital ship, described as a "peace ark," will also be sent.It has been 12 days since Typhoon...

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