Crew members of China's hospital ship "Peace Ark" prepare for the departure to the Philippines, to assist the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, at a naval base in Shoushan Island, Zhejiang Province November ... more 
Crew members of China's hospital ship "Peace Ark" prepare for the departure to the Philippines, to assist the victims of Typhoon Haiyan, at a naval base in Shoushan Island, Zhejiang Province November 21, 2013. China is sending a hospital ship to the Philippines following foreign and domestic criticism that it was slow and less than generous in its response to one of the world's biggest typhoons, which killed at least 4,000 people. The Foreign Ministry in Beijing confirmed on Tuesday the deployment of the 14,000-tonne "Peace Ark" as state television reported the arrival of the first batch of Chinese relief supplies in the Philippines. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (CHINA - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY MARITIME SOCIETY) less 
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Wed, Nov 20, 2013 11:25 PM EST