Tag: Philippines

Philippines raises alert level of volcano
Philippines raises alert level of volcano

Before the eruption, the Institute said it recorded 77 volcanic earthquakes in the past 24 hours.

  • Sunday, 05 June 2022
Miss Asia Pacific International-2017: Odia girl Sonika Roy to represent India

Bhubaneswar: Odia girl Sonika Roy, the Femina Miss India finalist and winner of Miss India Asia Pacific International 2017, will be adding another feather to her cap as she will be representing India in Miss Asia Pacific International 2017 to be held in Philippines. The competition will start from November 10 and will continue till […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
7.1-magnitude quake jolts Philippines

Manila: A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck off the Davao Oriental province in the Philippine island of Mindanao on Saturday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. No damage has been reported by the Philippine government yet. The institute said the quake hit at 11.39 a.m. (Philippines time) at a depth of 49 km. […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Miss Universe 2018: Philippines bags crown, India fails to make it to Top 20

Bangkok: India’s Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20 of the Miss Universe 2018 pageant, where Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines pipped 93 contestants from around the world to emerge the winner — as chosen by an all-women jury. India had pinned high hopes on Nehal, 22, to end a long drought […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Philippines' Catriono Elisa Gray crowned Miss Universe 2018

Bangkok: Catriona Elisa Gray from Philippines was crowned Miss Universe 2018 at a gala ceremony, where representatives from South Africa and Venezuela secured the first runner-up and second runner-up spots. India’s Nehal Chudasama failed to make it to the Top 20. Gray was ecstatic as she took her first walk as Miss Universe in a […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
Typhoon Mangkhut hits mainland China, lashes Hong Kong

Beijing/Hong Kong: Typhoon Mangkhut, the world’s strongest storm this year, continued its path of destruction across Southeast Asia, reaching mainland China after pummeling Hong Kong and killing dozens in the Philippines, authorities said on Monday. Mangkhut is now expected to move inland of China’s western Guangdong on Monday. While the storm has weakened, a T8 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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 […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
Philippines LGBT church holds mass wedding for same-sex couples

Manila: A LGBT church in the Philippines’ Quezon city on Sunday held a mass wedding for same-sex couples. The mass wedding at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Straight (LGBTS) Christian Church started at 8 a.m. in the morning, reports Efe news. The Church, which had been at the forefront of a campaign urging the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Tremors felt in Philippines

Manila: An earthquake measuring 5.4-magnitude on the Richter scale hit Philippine’s main Luzon island on Monday, the volcanology and seismology institute said. The quake struck at 3.43 a.m. 39 km east of Gonzaga town in Cagayan at a depth of 23 km, Xinhua news agency reported. No damages were reported. The tremors were also felt […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
7 dead as small plane crash-lands in Philippines

Manila: A small plane crash-landed on a house shortly after it took off from Plaridel airstrip in Bulacan province of Manila on Saturday, killing seven, authorities said. The Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said all six people, including the two pilots aboard the six-seater twin-engined Piper PA-23 Apache plane, were killed. Police said […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
Philippines military plane crash
Black Box From Crashed Philippine Military Plane Retrieved

The C-130 Hercules transport plane, carrying 96 soldiers and crew, crashed upon landing on Sunday on Jolo island in Sulu province.

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
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 […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
5.4 magnitude quake hits Philippines

Manila: An earthquake measuring 5.4 on the Richter scale struck parts of southern Philippines on Saturday. No damage was reported but there could be numerous aftershocks, state seismologists said. The moderately quake which occurred at around 8.30 a.m. was traced 22 km southeast of Malapatan township at a depth of 30 km, the Philippine Institute of […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021