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Tag: Manila

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Twin Blasts Hit Southern Philippines: 10 Dead, 40 Injured

Manila: At least 10 were killed, including a suicide bomber, and 40 others injured in twin blasts in the Philippines’ Sulu province on Monday, the army said. Western Mindanao Command chief Lieutenant General Corleto Vinluan said the victims also comprised five soldiers and four civilians, while 18 soldiers and 22 civilians were among the injured […]

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16,700 Evacuated As Philippines Volcano Spews Lava

Manila: Some 16,700 people were evacuated on Monday as the Taal Volcano in the Philippines started spewing lava, while the ash fall reached the capital Manila, some 70 km away. The displaced people were taken to 45 evacuation centres authorized by the authorities in the most affected municipalities of San Nicolas, Balete, Talisay, Lipa (Batangas […]

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Death toll in Philippines storm reaches 85

Manila: At least 85 people have died and 20 remain missing in floods and landslides triggered by storm Usman as it passed through the Philippines, officials said on Wednesday. The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) estimated 191,597 people were displaced and 40 were injured. Out of the total number of people affected, […]

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Coca-Cola, Pepsi, Nestle biggest ocean polluters: Report

Manila: Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Nestle are among the companies that contribute most to ocean pollution with single-use plastics, according to a study presented on Tuesday by the “Break Free from Plastic” initiative. The environmental movement, launched in 2016, has helped clear the coasts of 42 countries around the world of discarded plastics. “These brand audits […]

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Philippine typhoon toll increases to 25

Manila: The death toll due to typhoon Mangkhut slamming the Philippines rose to 25 on Sunday while dozens were still reported missing, authorities said. Presidential adviser Francis Tolentino confirmed these figures in Cagayan province, where the season’s most powerful typhoon made landfall on Saturday morning, reports Efe news. Most of the deaths occurred due to […]

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Super typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall into Philippines

Manila: Super typhoon Mangkhut made landfall in the Philippines on Saturday, bringing with it ferocious gale-force winds and pounding rains, as aid agencies warn millions are at risk from rising flood waters and landslides. Mangkhut, the strongest storm anywhere on the planet in 2018, made landfall in Cagayan province, on the northern tip of Luzon […]

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Temper behaviour in South China Sea, Duterte tells China

Manila: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has urged China to temper its behaviour in the disputed areas of South China Sea. In a speech delivered on Tuesday night at the presidential palace, Duterte, who has sought improved ties with Beijing since taking office two years ago, called on China to respect countries’ right of passage through […]

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Water cannons used against anti-Trump protesters in Manila

Manila: Manila police used water cannons against activists at a protest against US President Donald Trump, who is here to attend the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Summit here on Monday. Police officers and demonstrators were injured in the clashes that erupted when officers blocked the protesters from marching towards the convention centre […]

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31st Asean Summit begins in Manila

Manila: The 31st Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) began with leaders of 10 member-nations and dialogue partners convening to discuss security, cooperation and regional integration here in Philippines on Monday. The Philippines, Asean’s rotating chair for 2017, set the theme of “Partnering for Change, Engaging the World”, putting security and regional […]

30 policemen killed in Philippines

At least 30 Philippine policemen were killed in a gun battle with alleged members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the province of Maguindanao today

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