World | Agence France- Presse | Saturday December 20, 2014
Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 9, 2014
A giant storm swept out of the Philippines today after killing at least 27 people and devastating remote coastal communities, but there was relief it spared the capital and other areas from disaster.
World | Associated Press | Monday December 8, 2014
Typhoon Hagupit weakened into a tropical storm today, leaving at least 21 people dead, forcing more than a million people into shelters but sparing most of the central Philippine region still haunted by last year's monster storm.
World | Reuters | Monday December 8, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of Filipinos began to return to their homes battered by a powerful typhoon at the weekend, but the nation collectively breathed a sigh of relief as a massive evacuation plan appeared to minimise fatalities.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday December 7, 2014
Greenpeace global chief Kumi Naidoo said Sunday increasingly violent storms hitting the Philippines showed the world had to act on climate change, as Typhoon Hagupit barrelled across the country.
World | Agence France- Presse | Saturday December 6, 2014
Heavy rain and strong winds began to hit the eastern Philippines today ahead of a giant storm threatening more devastation to areas yet to recover from a super typhoon that killed thousands.
World | Reuters | Friday December 5, 2014
Tens of thousands of people fled coastal villages and landslide-prone areas in the central Philippines on Friday, a day before a powerful typhoon was expected to hit the island nation where thousands were killed in a devastating storm 13 months ago.
World | Agence France- Presse | Thursday November 27, 2014
Two people were killed and seven others missing in the Philippines after a tropical depression spawned huge waves and flash floods, forcing hundreds to flee their homes, authorities said today.
AgenceFrance-Presse | Sunday October 5, 2014
Boxers from the Philippines, India and Mongolia all claimed they were the victims of scoring that favoured the South Korean boxers for being hosts of the games in Incheon.
World | Reuters | Saturday September 20, 2014
Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.
World | Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
A tropical storm dumped heavy rain on the Philippine capital on Friday, flooding many parts of the city, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 14, 2014
Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides and possible storm surges.slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and...
World | Associated Press | Wednesday July 23, 2014
China was bracing Wednesday for the arrival of a second typhoon in as many weeks, as communities along the country's southern coast cleared away debris in the wake of the earlier storm that killed 46 people.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 22, 2014
Extreme weather caused by Typhoon Rammasun has killed 27 people in Vietnam, with the storm unleashing flash floods, landslides and lightning strikes, authorities said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday July 22, 2014
The Philippines raised storm alert levels on Tuesday as Typhoon Matmo threatened to drench the extreme north of the main island of Luzon with heavy rain as it churned toward Taiwan and mainland China.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 20, 2014
The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 -- with six missing -- as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said on Sunday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 19, 2014
The disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, officials said.
World | Agence France Presse | Wednesday July 16, 2014
At least one person was killed and hundreds of thousands sheltered in evacuation centres as ferocious winds from Typhoon Rammasun smashed large parts of the Philippines, authorities said, with the nation's capital hit on Wednesday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 15, 2014
Thousands of people fled their homes and ships sheltered from heavy seas in the Philippines on Tuesday as the first major storm of the rainy season strengthened into a typhoon.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 14, 2014
Thousands of people living in coastal areas of the Philippines were preparing on Monday to evacuate as the first major storm of the rainy season barrelled towards the archipelago.