Death toll in typhoon-hit Philippines rises to 27
The death toll in the typhoon-battered Philippines has risen to at least 27, official figures showed Friday, after some of the worst floodings in years swamped villages and forced thousands to flee their homes.
Typhoon causes major flooding in Philippine capital
The third typhoon to hit the storm-battered Philippines in as many weeks caused major flooding in Manila on Thursday, trapping some people on rooftops and claiming at least one life in another part of the country.
16 dead after Typhoon Goni batters Philippines
The most powerful typhoon to hit the Philippines this year destroyed tens of thousands of homes and killed at least 16 people, officials said Monday, as communications to the worst-hit areas remained cut off.
Philippine evacuates nearly 1 Million as Typhoon Goni nears
Nearly a million people in the Philippines were evacuated from their homes Saturday as the most powerful typhoon of the year so far barrelled towards the country, with authorities warning of "destructive" winds and flooding. Typhoon Goni is expected to slam into Catanduanes Island Sunday morning with wind speeds of up to 205 kilometres per…
14 dead, scores wounded in twin bombings in Philippines
At least 14 people were killed and 75 wounded -- including members of the security forces and civilians -- in twin bombings Monday involving a suicide attacker on a southern Philippine island that is a stronghold of Islamist militants, officials said.
One dead, dozens injured as strong quake hits central Philippines
At least one person was killed and dozens injured when a 6.6-magnitude earthquake shook the central Philippines on Tuesday, sending residents fleeing their homes and damaging buildings and roads.
Philippines' Duterte says will be Russia vaccine 'guinea pig' as talks begin
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will be a guinea pig for a controversial Russian coronavirus vaccine, his spokesman said on Wednesday, as the Southeast Asian nation emerged as a frontrunner for overseas clinical trials.
Countries tighten measures as global virus death toll nears 700,000
France and the Netherlands are gearing up for stricter mask-wearing rules to fight the coronavirus as the global death toll from the pandemic neared 700,000.
14 missing after Philippines sea collision
Philippine rescuers were searching Monday for 14 people missing after a local fishing boat collided with a cargo ship...