06 Dec 2012
Rescue workers searched on Thursday through thick mud, broken homes and fallen trees for survivors, two days after a typhoon swept the southern Philippines killing nearly 400 people and leaving at least as many missing.
08 Dec 2012
Philippine President Benigno Aquino declared a state of national calamity on Saturday, four days after this year's strongest typhoon left nearly 1,000 people dead or missing mostly in the country's resource-rich south.
21 Jan 2014
BUTUAN CITY: Emergency workers evacuated thousands of people across the southern Philippines on Tuesday, including many already made homeless by a typhoon in November, after three days of rain flooded towns and farmland.
08 Dec 2013
Manila: At least 17 hostages, including foreigners, are still in detention of Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippine province of Sulu, an official said on Sunday.
23 Nov 2013
Tacloban: The number of people dead or missing after one of the world's strongest typhoons struck the Philippines climbed to 7,000 on Saturday, as the United Nations warned much more needed to be done to help desperate survivors.
07 Nov 2013
Manila: Philippine officials say thousands of villagers, including those from a central province devastated recently by an earthquake, are being evacuated ahead of the arrival of one of Asia's most powerful typhoons this year.
15 Nov 2013
Tacloban: The death toll from a powerful typhoon that swept the central Philippines nearly doubled overnight, reaching 4,000, as helicopters from a US aircraft carrier and other naval ships began flying food, water and medical teams to ravaged regions.
13 Dec 2013
Manila: The death toll from typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines crossed 6,000, authorities said on Friday.
09 Oct 2013
Beijing: Ten people have died after a typhoon slammed into China's east coast, including a family of three who were all killed by electric shocks, state media reported.
13 Nov 2013
Gurgaon: India is sending 15 tonnes of relief material to the Philippines, where nearly 10,000 people have died after typhoon Haiyan ravaged the country, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said on Tuesday.