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Vessel Sinks in Sulu, Philippines; 5 Dead, 14 Rescued as Typhoon Maysak Enters PAR

PHILIPPINES - An unregistered passenger vessel overloaded with cargo capsized in the waters off Pata and Tapul Island in the province of Sulu Thursday...

Typhoon Chedeng’s Movement Slows, Landfall in the Philippines Expected Sunday

Typhoon Chedeng, international name Maysak, may not make landfall on Saturday as the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa), said the movement...

Bus-Van Collision Kills 3 in Lanao, Philippines

PHILIPPINES - At least three persons were killed while 13 others were injured when a passenger van collided with a passenger bus in Kauswagan,...

Filipino Hitmaker Roel Cortez Dies of Cancer

Filipino hitmaker Roel Cortez, the singer behind the hit songs "Napakasakit Kuya Eddie" and "Iniibig Kita" has died after battling colon cancer, his family...

Supertyphoon ‘Maysak’ To Enter Philippines Wednesday Night; Could Be Stronger Than Yolanda

Supertyphoon Chedeng, international name Maysak, has maintained its strength as it heads towards the Philippines for the first major typhoon of the 2015 summer...

Magnitude 4.5 Earthquake Rocks Ilocos Norte

LAOAG CITY, Philippines - A magnitude 4.5 earthquake rocked the province of Ilocos Norte Wednesday noon, two days after an earthquake of almost similar...

13 Filipinos Remain Missing after Taiwanese Fishing Vessel Sinks in Atlantic Ocean

Thirteen Filipino fishermen remained missing more than a month after the Taiwanese fishing vessel they boarded sank in the South Atlantic Ocean, authorities said...

Zamboanga Fire Kills 3 Persons

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines - Three people were killed when a fire broke out in Purok Amelita, Barangay Ipil Heights, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay early dawn...

Philippine Economy Tops Medium-Term Forecast for Asean-5

The OECD Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and Japan showed that the Philippine economy has the best growth forecast among the Asean-5 countries...