30 Jul 2015
Manila: A new cost effective lamp that burns for eight hours at a time, running on nothing but a glass of water and two tablespoons of salt has been developed by a start-up in the Philippines.
11 May 2015
Manila: Heavy rains and strong winds flattened houses on coastal areas as typhoon Noul crashed into the northeastern tip of the Philippines, killing two people and prompting more than 3,000 residents to move to shelters.
02 Apr 2015
Manila: A super typhoon blamed for the deaths of at least four people on islands in the western Pacific Ocean has weakened after entering Philippine waters and is expected to further lose strength as it approaches the country's northeastern coast.
05 Apr 2015
Baler (Philippines): A super typhoon dissolved into a tropical depression and made landfall in the Philippines on Sunday, forecasters said, easing fears after thousands of residents fled remote coastal villages to avoid potential giant waves.
04 Apr 2015
Manila: Around 24,000 people from the Philippines were being evacuated on Saturday with Typhoon Maysak a day away from potentially striking the country's northeast coast, officials said.
16 Jul 2015
Tokyo: Typhoon Nangka is heading towards Japan's Shikoku island and is expected to make landfall today, with the country's weather agency issuing warnings of heavy rain and galestorms in the area.
17 Jul 2015
Tokyo: Powerful Typhoon Nangka was barrelling towards the Japanese mainland early today after killing at least two people on the island of Shikoku as authorities urged more than 350,000 residents to evacuate.
08 Dec 2014
Manila: The massive Typhoon Hagupit has led to the death of at least three people and over 890,000 people being evacuated in the Philippines, with the wind speed touching 170 kmph, media reported on Sunday.
11 Jul 2015
Shanghai: More than 865,000 people have been evacuated from China's eastern province of Zhejiang ahead of Saturday's expected landfall of Typhoon Chan-Hom, state news agency said.
12 Jul 2015
Beijing: Typhoon Chan-Hom, which wreaked havoc in parts of China's coast, has weakened as it moved northeast, prompting the country's meteorological authority to downgrade the alert from red to orange today.