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Philippine Stock Market Hits 25th Record High

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Traders at the Philippine stock market were on high spirits Monday as the Philippine Stock Exchange index (PSEi) reached another record...

Philippines Supports UN Disaster Awareness Initiatives

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government said it supports a United Nations (UN) initiative raising awareness on disasters to make vulnerable communities much safer. UN...

Philippine Government Evacuates 99 Filipinos from Yemen

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - The Philippine government has successfully evacuated 99 Filipino nationals from the war-torn Yemen, the official Philippine gazette reported. The Crisis Management Team...

Gold Processing Plant Owner, 2 others, Killed in Masbate Massacre

PHILIPPINES - A gold processing plant owner, his son and their family driver were killed in what police described as a massacre on Eastern...

Government Readies Emergency Telecommunications Support as Chedeng (Maysak) Makes Landfall in Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - Intensifying its efforts in the preparations for Typhoon Chedeng, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is also focusing its...

Three Minors Drown in Ilocos River on Black Saturday

PHILIPPINES - Three minors died in separate incidents of drowning in the rivers of Sigay and Tagudin Ilocos Sur on Black Saturday, authorities here...

Philippine Flights Cancelled as Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak) Closes In

Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific Air announced cancellations of flights due to weather disturbance brought about by Typhoon Chedeng (international name Maysak), the Department...

24 Philippine Provinces Under Storm Warning As Typhoon Maysak (Chedeng) Nears Land

Local government units in areas that are expected to be hit by typhoon Chedeng (international name Maysak) in the Philippines are gearing up for...

Seven Philippine Provinces Under Storm Warning as Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak) Closes In

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (Pagasa) placed seven provinces in Luzon under public storm warning signal Number 1 as typhoon Chedeng,...

Typhoon Chedeng (Maysak) Weakens Slightly As It Moves to Central, Northern Luzon in the...

PHILIPPINES - Typhoon Chedeng, international name Maysak, has weakened slightly as it moves towards the eastern coast of Central and Northern Luzon in the Philippines,...

As Typhoon Maysak Enters Philippines, Sulu Vessel Sinking Kills 5

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

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...