13 Nov 2014
Nay Phi Taw: The Philippines, the only country in the 10-nation ASEAN to sign a Free Trade Agreement for services and investments with India, on Thursday assured that the internal processes for inking the ambitious bilateral pact was underway.
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.
06 Nov 2013
Manila: The Philippines evacuated coastal areas and put emergency workers on alert on Wednesday as a storm expected to grow into a super typhoon headed towards central islands still recovering from a 7.2 magnitude earthquake that hit in October 2013.
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.
13 Oct 2014
Tokyo: Powerful typhoon Vongfong slammed into Japan on Monday morning, with at least one person missing and dozens injured while more than 300 flights were grounded, officials and local media said.
12 Nov 2013
US and British warships were deployed on Tuesday to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines where well over 10,000 people are feared dead and countless survivors are begging for help in rain-soaked wastelands.
22 Nov 2013
United Nations: UN Humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has called for longer-term support for the Philippines people, millions of whom are affected by the devastating Typhoon Haiyan, a UN spokesperson said on Thursday.
11 Nov 2013
Washington: The United States has mobilized an array of military personnel and equipment to the Philippines in the wake of killer Typhoon Haiyan, the Pentagon has said.
20 Nov 2013
Manila: Death toll from typhoon Haiyan (local name Yolanda) breached the 4,000 level, the Philippine disaster agency said on Wednesday.