The biggest stories of November 9, 2013
Nov 9, 2013
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday September 13, 2014
At least 70 people are missing after a ferry sank in the waters off the central Philippines in bad weather on Saturday night, the government's civil defence office said.
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 | Monday July 21, 2014
The death toll from a super typhoon, the strongest to hit southern China in 40 years, has risen to 33, state media said on Monday, after leaving at least 77 dead in the Philippines last week.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday July 21, 2014
The death toll is still rising and hundreds of thousands of homes are without power five days after Typhoon Rammasun's rampage through the Philippines, authorities said Monday.
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 | Reuters | Saturday July 19, 2014
A super typhoon has killed at least fourteen people in China since making landfall on Friday afternoon, state media said on Saturday, after hitting parts of the Philippines and leaving 77 dead.
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 | Friday July 18, 2014
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years made landfall Friday, authorities said, after leaving a trail of destruction and at least 54 dead in the neighbouring Philippines.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 17, 2014
The Philippines set to work clearing debris, reconnecting power and rebuilding flattened houses on Thursday after a typhoon swept across the country killing 38 people, with at least eight missing, rescue officials said.
World | Reuters | Thursday July 17, 2014
Financial markets are set to reopen in the Philippines on Thursday as residents clear debris and authorities work to restore power after a typhoon churned across the Southeast Asian country, killing at least 20 people.
World | Reuters | Wednesday July 16, 2014
A typhoon killed at least 10 people as it churned across the Philippines and shut down the capital, cutting power and prompting the evacuation of almost more than 370,000 people, rescue officials said on Wednesday.
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 7, 2014
Pope Francis is to visit the Philippines, Asia's bastion of the Catholic faith, in January 2015 to comfort victims of disasters including Super Typhoon Haiyan, local church leaders said on Monday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 2, 2014
Tens of thousands of students in the central Philippines began the school year on Monday in steamy tents and other makeshift classrooms, seven months after Super Typhoon Haiyan devastated the region.
World | 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...
NDTVSports | Thursday February 20, 2014
Luis Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Patrick Vieira have accepted Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane's invitation and are committed to helping the Philippines in the FIFA-supported 11th annual Match Against Poverty on March 4.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday February 15, 2014
Tens of thousands of members of a Philippine sect took to the streets in Manila on Saturday in a charity walk to raise funds for survivors of the country's deadliest typhoon.
World | Agence France-Press | Saturday February 8, 2014
The Philippines said "Thank you" on billboards around the world on Saturday in gratitude for the massive outpouring of international help after a typhoon that killed about 8,000 people three months ago.