Pope Francis has left the Philippines after drawing what the Catholic bastion says was a record crowd of six million faithful in a Manila park where he celebrated Mass.
Mon, 19 Jan, 2015
Desperation gripped Philippine islands devastated by Typhoon Haiyan as looting turned deadly and survivors panicked over shortages of food, water and medicine, some digging up underground water pipes and smashing them open.
Thu, 14 Nov, 2013
Emily Sagalis cried tears of joy after giving birth to a “miracle” girl in a typhoon-ravaged Philippine city, then named the baby after her mother who went missing in the storm.
Tue, 12 Nov, 2013
As many as 10,000 people are believed to have died in one Philippine city alone when one of the worst storms on record sent giant sea waves, washing away homes, schools and airport buildings.
Sun, 10 Nov, 2013
One of the strongest storms on record killied more than 100 people whose bodies lay in the streets of one of the Philippines’ hardest-hit cities.
Sat, 09 Nov, 2013
One of the most powerful typhoons on record has slammed into the Philippines, setting off landslides, knocking out power in one province and cutting communications in island regions.
Fri, 08 Nov, 2013
Al Qaida-linked militants in the Philippines are facing a new battle against fellow Muslim insurgents.
Sun, 10 Feb, 2013
The number of people missing after a typhoon devastated the Philippines jumped to nearly 900 after families and businesses reported losing contact with more than 300 fishermen at sea.
Mon, 10 Dec, 2012
A powerful typhoon that swept away emergency shelters, a military camp and possibly entire families in the southern Philippines has killed around 350 people with nearly 400 missing.
Thu, 06 Dec, 2012
PHILIPPINES authorities yesterday began burying the dead from flash floods that have left more than 1,000 dead or missing, as President Benigno Aquino declared a national disaster.
Wed, 21 Dec, 2011
DISASTER agencies yesterday delivered body bags, food, water, and medicine to crowded evacuation centres in the southern Philippines as officials ordered the digging of graves to prevent disease after hundreds died in flash floods.
Tue, 20 Dec, 2011
The Philippines and China will put their disagreements over overlapping claims to South China Sea islands on the back burner as President Benigno Aquino begins a week-long visit aiming to sharply increase trade with Beijing.
Tue, 30 Aug, 2011
TYPHOON Megi has caused the deaths of at least 10 people as it roared across the country’s north and now heads for southern China, authorities in the Philippines said yesterday.
Wed, 20 Oct, 2010
Typhoon Megi has caused the deaths of at least 10 people as it roared across the country’s north and now heads for southern China, authorities in the Philippines said today.
Tue, 19 Oct, 2010
Super Typhoon Megi slammed ashore along the Philippines' north-eastern coast today with ferocious winds of 140mph – the strongest cyclone to hit the country in years.
Mon, 18 Oct, 2010
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