Philippines raises volcano alert to critical
Manila, Jan 15 : The Philippines on Monday raised the alert level to critical over the possibility of a hazardous eruption of the Mayon volcano after it spewed clouds of ashes over the weekend, leading to evacuation of more than a thousand people.
Philippines to close aerospace agency for inactivity
Manila, Dec 28 : The Philippines government on Thursday said that it will abolish the state agency responsible for aerospace development for not having manufactured a single useful aircraft in its almost 45 years of operation.
Vietnam evacuates 650,000 ahead of typhoon
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam), Dec 25 : Vietnamese authorities on Monday evacuated some 650,000 people ahead of the arrival of Tembin, the storm that left 200 dead and missing in the Philippines and that has intensified to typhoon on its path through the South China Sea.
Over 180 killed in Philippines landslides Manila [Philippines], Dec 24 : Over 180 people have been killed and scores of others have been missing in southern Philippines after Tropical Storm Tembin triggered mud slides and flash floods on the country's second largest island, Mindanao.
90 killed in Philippines landslides Manila [Philippines], Dec 23 : Over 90 people were killed and scores missing when a severe tropical storm striked the Philippines, triggering flooding and massive landslides.
74 killed in Philippines storm
Manila, Dec 23 : At least 74 people were killed and over 50,000 displaced after tropical storm Tembin pounded southern Philippines, flooding large swaths of the region and causing landslides, disaster management officials on said Saturday.
Four killed in Philippines ferry capsize
Manila, Dec 21 : At least four people were killed on Thursday after a ferry with 250 people on board capsized off the east coast of the Philippines, the Coast Guard said.
agoda: Best Year-end Vacations in Manila MANILA, Philippines: With year-end approaching, many Filipinos are counting down the days to their much-anticipated getaways. But for less-organized folk, it's a last minute dash to book accommodation.
26 killed in Philippines storm
Manila, Dec 18 : At least 26 people were killed and 46 were reported missing after a tropical storm battered the Philippines, an official said on Monday.
Toll in Philippines tropical storm climbs to 23
Manila, Dec 17 : Authorities in the Philippines dealing with tropical storm Kai-Tak on Sunday raised the toll to 23, while 26 people were missing due to floods and landslides caused by the adverse weather affecting around 222,000 people in central areas of the island country.
3 killed in Philippines storm
Bangkok, Dec 16 : At least three people were killed and six others went missing after tropical storm Urduja struck the central Philippines, officials said on Saturday.
Duterte urges martial law extension in south Philippines
Manila, Dec 11 : Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday asked Congress for a one-year extension of the martial law imposed in the southern region of Mindanao, where Islamic State (IS) militants laid partial siege to a city for five months.
Philippines threatens to pull out of ICC
Manila, Dec 5 : The Philippines on Tuesday threatened to pull out of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) if its war against drugs that has left thousands of people dead is investigated.