Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Philippines

4 killed, 9 missing as cargo ship runs aground in Philippines

The Philippine Coast Guard announced that a cargo ship ran aground off the southern Philippines, killing four crew members. Seven crew members have been rescued, while the search for nine missing is underway. The Coast Guard said that the crew evacuated...

Terrifying footage of Philippine earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale

The pioneers of social media circulated a number of snapshots of the earthquake that struck the southern Philippine on Sunday, causing the death of a child, the collapse of buildings and severe damage to another. Officials said a strong earthquake...

Typhoon Kammuri: 200,000 people evacuated from coastal areas of Philippine

Typhoon Kammuri: Philippine authorities have evacuated 200,000 people living in coastal and mountainous areas due to fears of floods and landslides after news of the powerful typhoon approaching land. The typhoon is expected to reach the island of Greater Luzon...

Typhoon Kammuri: Philippines began population-based operation

The Philippine government has begun operations for the displacement of thousands of people, in preparation for a Typhoon Kammuri that is now in the Pacific Ocean and bringing with it strong winds and heavy rains, threatening the SEA Games...

SEA Games 2019 kicks off with spectacular opening ceremony

The 30th SEA Games 2019 are officially unveiled at a grand opening ceremony at the world's largest stadium, Philippines Arena, in Bulacan. For the first time in the history of the sport's 60-year history, the opening ceremony took place...

Deadly earthquake hits southern Philippines, 10 injured

A 6.6 magnitude earthquake hit southern Philippines on Tuesday at the expense of a male student who escaped from a classroom, causing a building to crack and injuring many in the area,  just over a week since a strong...

Earthquake measuring 5.8 hits the Philippine province of Davao Oriental

An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale jolted the Philippine province of Davao on Tuesday. The epicenter was 39 km southwest of Davao Oriental province, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said on its website, adding that it...

Suicide bomber explodes outside military camp in southern Philippines

A desperate suicide bomber dressed as a woman died after exploding outside a military camp in a raging area in southern Philippines, authorities said, adding no injuries or other deaths were reported. Previous suicide attacks are extremely rare in the...

A US citizen arrested on human trafficking charges in Philippines

A US citizen is facing charges of trafficking and kidnapping in the Philippines after being arrested while trying to smuggle a baby to the United States from a major Philippine airport. Jennifer Talbot, 43, from Ohio managed to get the...

Philippines: 31 killed after three ferries capsized

A Philippine Coast Guard official said on Sunday that 31 people had died after three ferries caps were turned over due to bad weather. The ferries were carrying 96 people in total, both passengers and crew, when bad weather caused...
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