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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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 News | 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.
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday May 28, 2014
An overnight fire razed a tent used as a temporary shelter by survivors of Typhoon Haiyan, killing a woman and five of her children, including a 4-month-old girl, officials in a central Philippine city devastated by the massive storm said on Wednesda...
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday January 17, 2014
Thousands of people fled rising floods and an approaching storm in a fresh round of evacuations in the Philippines, officials said on Friday
World News | Associated Press | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Since the storm, people have broken into homes, malls and garages, where they have stripped the shelves of food, water and other goods.
World News | Associated Press | Tuesday November 12, 2013
The storm that devastated the Philippines has killed eight people in southern China and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage to farming and fishing industries.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 11, 2013
The Philippine military says it has confirmed 942 people have died in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.
World News | Associated Press | Monday November 11, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in northern Vietnam early Monday as a tropical storm, just days after leaving massive destruction in the Philippines.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 9, 2013
More than 200,000 people crammed into Vietnam storm shelters and soldiers helped reinforce vulnerable homes as a super typhoon bore down on the country Saturday.