One of the strongest typhoons ever to make landfall devastated the central Philippines, killing more than 1,000 people in one city alone and 200 in another province, the Red Cross estimated on Saturday, as reports of high casualties began to emerge.
One of the strongest storms on record has killed more than 100 people and injured another 100 in the central Philippines as it wiped away buildings and leveled seaside homes before sweeping west toward Vietnam on Saturday, still packing destructive winds.
The strongest typhoon in the world this year and possibly the most powerful ever to hit land smashed into the Philippines on Friday, forcing more than a million people to flee, flooding villages and raising fears of widespread casualties.
Hackers have posted a message on several Philippine government websites urging the public to join a mass protest against corruption, an official said Sunday.
The enactment of the Sin Tax Reform Law pushed up the prices of cigarettes made by Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp. (PMFTC) — the Philippines' largest tobacco firm — beyond the reach of those from the lower economic strata.
Millions across the Catholic Philippines trooped to cemeteries to honor their dead in typically festive fashion on All Saints' Day Friday, ignoring appeals from the Church to keep the day solemn.
Police and troops were on high alert across the Philippines on Monday as millions of voters went to the polls to choose village leaders, with 22 people killed in pre-election violence.
Philippine conservationists hit out Sunday at a wakeskating “stunt” that took place at an ancient mountain rice terrace, accusing sponsors of exploiting the UNESCO World Heritage site.
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A deadly earthquake that struck the Philippines last week created a spectacular rocky wall that stretches for miles through farmlands, astounded geologists said Thursday.