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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.

Thousands evacuated as volcano erupts in Philippines
Manila, Jan 14 : Thousands of people have been moved to safe shelters following the eruption of Mt. Mayon in the Philippines, police said on Sunday.

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.

Thirty-seven confirmed dead in Philippines mall fire
Davao [Philippines], Dec 26 : The fire authorities in Philippines have confirmed that around 37 charred bodies were found after a deadly blaze occurred at a shopping mall in southern Philippines.

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.

Twenty killed in head-on collision in Philippines on Christmas
Agoo (La Union) [Philippines], Dec 25 : Twenty people have died in a road accident while travelling to Christmas Day mass in Philippines.

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.

QicSEND Launches Instant Money Transfer into India, Sri Lanka and the ...
TORONTO: QicSEND, a Toronto based global money transfer and payment platform, announced the launch of its instant and guaranteed money transfer service to India, Sri Lanka and the Philippines today.

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.

Philippines ferry mishap toll rises to 5
Manila, Dec 22 : The death toll in the Philippines ferry mishap has risen to five, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said on Friday.

Philippines: 3 dead, scores missing as ferry capsizes
Manila [Phillippines], December 21 : At least three people have died and dozens went missing after a ferry, carrying 251 persons, capsized off the coast of Manila in Philippines on Thursday afternoon.

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.

Ferry with 251 people capsizes off Philippines
Manila, Dec 21 : A ferry with 251 people on board capsized on Thursday off the east coast of the Philippines, the Coast Guard said on Thursday.

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.

Philippines tropical storm: Death toll rises to 14
Zamboanga City [Philippines], Dec 18 : The death toll after landslides hit several areas in the central Philippines due to the ongoing tropical storm has increased to 14 people.

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.

Pakistani warship visits Philippines
Islamabad, Dec 14 : A Pakistani warship arrived in the Philippines on Thursday for a four-day goodwill visit.

Philippines extends military rule in southern Mindanao island
Zamboanga City [Philippines], Dec 14 : The Philippine Congress has approved a request by President Rodrigo Duterte to extend martial law in the southern Mindanao Island for another year.

Indians consuming maximum video content online: Report
Bengaluru, Dec 12 : India consumes the most OTT (Over-the-top) videos, followed by Thailand and Philippines in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region, content delivery network services provider Akamai Technologies said on Tuesday.

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.

Draw for AFC Women's Asian Cup 2018 in Jordan
Amman (Jordan), Dec 9 : Hosts Jordan were drawn into Group A with China, Thailand and the Philippines in the AFC Women's Cup 2018, which will take place here from April 7 to 22.

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.

US, Philippines to deepen collaboration in counter-terrorism
Washington, Dec 2 : The US and Philippines are set to intensify their collaboration in areas including counter-terrorism, countering transnational drug trafficking and maritime security, according to a statement.

Insular Life's Munich Re ALLFINANZ Rollout Encompasses Philippines' ...
Singapore : Insular Life, the first life insurer in the Philippines to automate customer acquisition and underwriting, continues to expand the reach and deliverables of its ALLFINANZ-driven Automated Underwriting System (AUS).

Prime Minister concludes his participation at the ASEAN Summit in the ...
MANILA, Philippines: The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today concluded his participation at the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila, Philippines.

Cabinet approves agreement between India and Philippines on ...
New Delhi : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing and ratifying of an Agreement between India and Philippines on co-operation and mutual assistance in customs matters.

PM Modi returns to India after attending ASEAN Summits in Philippines
New Delhi , November 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned to India on Wednesday after a series of productive bilateral and multilateral engagements in Manila.