Lanao del Sur

Four hurt as clash of clans leads to firefight in Lanao

ILIGAN CITY–Four persons were injured when a gun battle between two warring clans erupted in Bacolod Kalawi town in Lanao del Sur on Friday, the …

Philippines

Palace: P50B needed for Marawi rehabilitation

Assistant Communications Secretary Marie Banaag. SCREENGRAB FROM RTV MALACAñANG VIDEO<p>The government will need an initial P50 billion for the …

Philippines

PH third happiest country in the world - Gallup survey

MANILA - The Philippines has emerged as one of the happiest countries in the world, according to a global survey by US-based firm Gallup …

Philippines

Pagasa: 1,763 barangays very prone to flashfloods due to depression

Track of Tropical Depression “Agaton” as of 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 1, 2018.<p>Due to Tropical Depression “Agaton, ”1,763 barangays are very prone to …

Weather

Pictures of the Year, 2017

Prince Philip

Pagasa: Expect wet, stormy days in the New Year

Stormy weather is expected over large areas of Mindanao and southern portions of the Visayas when the country welcomes the first days of the New Year …

Weather

Philippine troops continue to clear explosives in Marawi - Xinhua

MANILA, Dec. 30 (Xinhua) -- Two months after recapturing the southern Philippine city of Marawi from the Islamic State-linked militants, so-called …

News (China)

Stocks end at all-time high

Local stocks ended 2017 with a bang, gaining a total of 25.1 percent for the year and posting a record finish on the final trading session as …

Economy

Xi sends condolences over storm - World

President Xi Jinping has extended condolences to his Philippine counterpart Rodrigo Duterte after a severe tropical storm ravaged the southern …

News (China)

Caritas appeals for help in raising P5.8M for Mindanao storm victims

Caritas Philippines, the social action arm of the Catholic Church, is urging the faithful to help it raise P 5.8 milion for its relief efforts for …

Philippines

Bad weather halts Duterte visit in Marawi

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO<p>President Rodrigo Duterte cancelled his Marawi trip on Wednesday afternoon due to …

Marawi City

Vietnam spared terror of Typhoon Tembin

Vietnam has been spared the terror of Tembin, which left a trail of death and destruction in the Phillippines.<p>The typhoon was downgraded to a tropical depression on Tuesday and failed to make landfall in the south-east Asian country.<p>Nearly a million people were told to prepare for evacuation and …

Weather

Vietnam moves hundreds of thousands to safety ahead of storm

HANOI, Vietnam — Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam's Mekong Delta were moved from their homes as the region braced for the arrival of …

Weather

Days Before Christmas, Tropical Storm Tembin Batters Southern Philippine Island of Mindanao

Screenshot of footage from an aerial drone assessment of flood damage after tropical storm Tembin (local name Vinta) in Cagayan de Oro City by …

Liberal View

Typhoon Tembin downgraded to 'tropical depression'; Vietnam escapes storm that left 160 dead in Philippines

<b>Hanoi:</b> A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression on Tuesday and failed …

Weather

Tagle’s plea: Help typhoon victims, donate

Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle. (INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / GRIG C. MONTEGRANDE)<p>Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle called on the …

Philippines

Tembin: Vietnam braces for killer typhoon

<b>Nearly a million people in southern Vietnam face evacuation from the path of a deadly typhoon sweeping in from the South China Sea.</b><p>The national disaster prevention committee said more than 70,000 people had already been moved from low-lying areas.<p>Typhoon Tembin killed at least 230 people and left …

Weather

Thousands Spend Christmas in Emergency Shelters After Deadly Philippine Storm

(ZAMBOANGA, Philippines) — Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the …

Weather

Thousands spend Christmas in shelters after Philippine storm

<b>By Jim Gomez, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS</b><p>MANILA, Philippines — Tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in …

Weather

Vietnam escapes worst of typhoon that battered Philippines

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A powerful storm that left a trail of death and destruction in the Philippines was downgraded to a tropical depression Tuesday and failed to make landfall in Vietnam.<p>Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam's Mekong Delta had been evacuated as the region braced for the …

News

24matins.uk

World<p>Caeleb Dressel and Katie Ledecky were honored as USA Swimming's top male and female athletes of 2017 at the Golden Goggles awards on …

Weather

Tropical Storm Tembin hits Philippines: Christmas sees thousands take refuge in shelters, flash floods kill over 100

<b>Zamboanga (Philippines):</b> Thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters on Monday as the …

Weather

More Than 200 Dead And 70,000 Homeless After Tropical Storm Tembin Strengthens Into Typhoon

While so many are watching North American snowstorms and waiting on a white Christmas– the South Philippines is experiencing a deadly typhoon that’s …

Weather

Thousands spend Christmas in shelters after Philippine storm that killed more than 150 people

Tens of thousands of villagers in the southern Philippines spent their Christmas morning in emergency shelters Monday as the region dealt with the aftermath of a powerful storm that left more than 150 people dead.<p>Tropical Storm Tembin unleashed landslides and flash floods mostly in the hard-hit …

South China Sea

At Least 123 Killed as Storm in Philippines Strengthens to Typhoon Tembin

A tropical storm that brought devastating flooding and landslides in the southern Philippines strengthened into a typhoon Sunday morning, according …

Weather

Thousands spend Christmas in shelters as deadly tropical storm wreaks havoc in The Philippines

More than 120 people have died, with another 160 missing, after Tropical Storm Tembin brought landslides and flash floods to the islands.<p>Thousands …

Weather

Death toll passes 200 after Philippines storm

Mudslides and flooding triggered by a tropical storm in the Philippines have killed more than 200 people, police have said. Dozens more are said to …

Weather

'Vinta' death toll climbs to 240, scores missing

MANILA - The death toll from a storm that unleashed landslides and floods across the southern Philippines has climbed to 240 with scores of others …

Philippines

Philippine severe storm leaves 335 dead or missing - Xinhua

MANILA, Dec. 25 (Xinhua) -- The severe tropical storm that ravaged the southern Philippines last week has left 164 people dead and 171 more missing, …

News (China)

Hundreds of thousands of people evacuated in Vietnam as Typhoon Tembin takes aim

Hundreds of thousands of people in Vietnam's Mekong Delta were evacuated as the region braced for the arrival of Typhoon Tembin after the storm left more than 160 people dead in the Philippines.<p>Weather forecasters were expecting the delta's southern tip to be in Tembin's path, and said heavy rain …

Weather