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Philippines News


Philippine economy dives into recession in worst slump on record

August 06, 2020 3:24 pm

The Southeast Asian nation's economy shrank by 16.5% in April-June from the same period last year - the biggest slump in the government's quarterly GDP data dating back to 1981, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on Thursday.

Bus plunge kills 13 in Philippines

February 07, 2014 12:06 pm

Crash happened in Bontoc, a resort town 280 kilometres north of Manila known for its mountainside rice terraces.

World offers aid for typhoon-ravaged Philippines

November 12, 2013 3:45 pm

Typhoon Haiyan,one of the strongest on record,tore a path through islands in Philippines.

Overwhelming damage,slow relief

November 12, 2013 1:05 am

President Aquino declares national calamity,deploys army; roads,airports and bridges destroyed.

Philippines storm kills estimated 10,000,destruction hampers rescue efforts

November 11, 2013 9:41 am

Roads,airports,bridges damaged; death toll could rise once isolated coastal villages are reached.

China issues orange alert as Typhoon Haiyan hits coast

November 10, 2013 10:54 am

Haiyan,the 30th and strongest typhoon to hit China this year,arrived at 6 pm on Saturday.

Philippine earthquake death toll rises to 172

October 18, 2013 2:02 pm

Tourist island of Bohol,was the epicentre of Tuesday's quake,with most 160 people dead.

7.2 magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines,claims 93 lives

October 15, 2013 9:31 am

The quake was centered inland and did not cause a tsunami.

13 killed as typhoon in Philippines floods villages and farms

October 12, 2013 5:24 pm

More than 2,500 people were evacuated from coastal villages before the typhoon struck.