Phillippines News

Thousands of Filipinos Flee After Volcanic Fallout Hits Manila

A mass evacuation is underway in the Philippines, where an erupting volcano 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of the capital has triggered some 75 earthquakes and spewed “ballistic fragments,” forcing the nation’s financial markets to suspend trading and Manila airport …

Philippines Storm Death Toll Exceeds 650; 900 Missing

As a storm that killed more than 650 in the southern Philippines raged outside the store where she works, Amor Limbago worriedly called home to check on her parents, but their cellphones just kept ringing and later went dead. Limbago, …

Flash Floods in Philippines Kill 25; 15 Missing

Flash floods triggered by torrential rains swept away dozens of houses in the southern Philippines and killed at least 25 people, mostly children, officials said Wednesday. At least 15 other people were missing. About 20,000 families were affected by floodwaters …

Tropical Storm Leaves 15 Missing in Philippines

A tropical storm left 15 people missing in the northern Philippines after flooding a wide swath of metropolitan Manila and forcing more than 75,000 people to flee their homes in the capital and nearby provinces, officials said Saturday. One of …