Manila: A Chinese-funded bridge project which is likely to connect Davao city with Samal islands in the southern Philippines has put the coral reef ecosystem under threat. more
7.3 magnitude earthquake hits Northern Philippines

Manila/Xinhua/UNI: An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.3 rattled Abra province in northern Philippines on Wednesday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology sai ...

More support needed for women and girls in super typhoon-ravaged Philippines

New York: As the debris clears, the scale of destruction is laid bare. When Super Typhoon Rai - Odette as it’s known locally - barrelled down on the Philippines on 16 December, its ...

Philippines volcano: UN aid operation in place as thousands told to flee

New York: The UN is concerned over warnings issued by Philippines’ authorities that volcanic eruptions on the country’s most populous island could last “days, months or ...

UN chief concerned over havoc of Typhoon Mangkhut in the Philippines

New York, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday that he was saddened by the “loss of life and extensive destruction” caused by Typhoon Mangkhut across the P ...

Philippines: Typhoon Mangkhut to make landfall on Saturday; thousands evacuate homes

Manila: Thousands of people have evacuated their homes in Philippines as the country is bracing for a super storm this weekend.

Philippines: Tropical storm Tembin kills as least 74

Manila, Dec 23 (JEN): At least 74 people have been reportedly killed as tropical storm Tembin swept through southern Philippines, reports said.