World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 19, 2015
Four people were killed and thousands forced to flee their homes as floods inundated large parts of the northern Philippines, the government said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 29, 2015
Indonesia faced a storm of international protest today for putting seven foreign drug convicts before a firing squad, but Filipinos rejoiced after a compatriot was spared at the last minute.
World News | Reuters | Friday April 3, 2015
Authorities in the northern Philippines province of Aurora prepared to evacuate thousands of residents on Friday, and told tourists to head home or bunker down, before a typhoon hits northeastern coastal areas some time over the Easter weekend.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 2, 2015
Residents in storm wrecked areas of Micronesia appealed for help today as a cleanup began on the worst affected islands after Super Typhoon Maysak swept through the region on its way towards the Philippines.
World News | Reuters | Friday February 6, 2015
Philippine leader Benigno Aquino is facing his biggest political crisis over a botched operation to capture a wanted militant, amid revelations that a suspended police general who is a close friend of the president played a central role in the raid.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday January 18, 2015
Pope Francis will celebrate mass with millions in the Philippine capital today in what could be the world's biggest papal gathering, capping off a dramatic trip in the Catholic Church's Asian heartland.
World News | Associated Press | Saturday January 17, 2015
Pope Francis cut short his visit to a typhoon-hit region of the Philippines on Saturday because of an approaching storm.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday January 17, 2015
Pope Francis on Saturday arrived at a central Philippine city that was one of the worst hit by Super Typhoon Haiyan in 2013, the strongest storm ever recorded on land that claimed thousands of lives.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday January 1, 2015
Tropical storm Jiangmi exited the Philippines Thursday, leaving at least 54 dead and 13 missing from floods and landslides as officials said greater measures could have been taken to prepare for the deluge.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday December 31, 2014
The death toll from flooding and landslides in the Philippines wrought by tropical storm Jangmi rose to 53 Wednesday, officials said, with some regions saying they were caught off guard by the deluge.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday December 30, 2014
Six people have been killed in two days of heavy flooding as tropical storm Jangmi crossed the central Philippines on Tuesday, with water in some areas "neck deep", officials said.
World News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides and possible storm surges.
World News | 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.