22 Dec 2014
Manila: Pope Francis will meet with leaders of various religions when he visits the Philippines next month, pushing a message of tolerance in order to combat global religious conflicts, a church official said on Monday.
22 Dec 2014
Hyderabad: GMR Megawide Cebu Airport Corporation (GMCAC), a joint venture of GMR group and Manila-based Megawide Construction, has tied up the finances to the tune of nearly USD 525 million for Mactan Cebu International Airport contract in Philippines, the company said on Monday.
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.
09 Dec 2014
Manila: Typhoon Hagupit, which has left at least 27 people dead and 1.6 million displaced in the Philippines, was downgraded on Tuesday from a storm to a tropical depression after passing through the nation's capital where it caused flooding at several places but no major damage.
06 Dec 2014
Manila: About 500,000 people have been evacuated before the projected landfall of Typhoon Hagupit, locally known as Ruby, in central Philippines, a senior government official said on Friday.
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.
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.