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Philippine Amateur Radio Association (PARA) Ham Emergency Radio Operations (HERO) network volunteers were ready for Super Typohoon Haima, which struck the northeastern Philippines on October 19 with winds peaking prior to landfall at more than 180 MPH ...
MANILA - The Philippines is elevating further its biodiversity conservation efforts with a new project that aims to promote sustainable mechanism for better conservation, protection and management of the country's natural resources.

FILE - In this April 28, 2016, file photo, boxing star Manny Pacquiao addresses supporters as he campaigns for a seat in the Philippine Senate in San Pablo city, Laguna province, Philippines. Pacquiao was concentrating on trying to get the death ...
Super Typhoon Haima destroyed or damaged nearly every home in one Philippine city when it made landfall Thursday, officials say.
A guard checks on drug users sleeping inside a dormitory hall of Central Luzon Drug Rehabilitation Center in Pampanga province, in northern Philippines, September 30, 2016. The soaring popularity of methamphetamine - a cheap and highly addictive drug ...
Since 1991, the Abu Sayyaf -- armed with mostly improvised explosive devices, mortars and automatic rifles -- has carried out bombings, kidnappings, assassinations and extortion in a self-determined fight for an independent province in The Philippines.

In back-to-back speeches in typhoon-hit Cagayan and Isabela provinces, Mr. Duterte said he and Chinese President Xi Jinping had cordial discussions about the maritime dispute and agreed to further talks, although they both stood their ground on each ...
BAGUIO CITY (Philippines news agency) - After the devastation of Supertyphoon Lawin last week, three provinces in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) - Apayao, Kalinga and Mt.
A drug user with a tattoo that reads: "You'll Never Walk Alone", is seen inside a classroom turned into a makeshift dormitory during a weekend drug rehabilitation program organized by the government of San Fernando, La Union, in northern Philippines.
Four provinces and one municipality in The Philippines are all saying they are ready to welcome Chinese businessmen and investments.
MANILA, Philippines - With relief supplies running low and dozens of towns and villages still in shambles in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Lawin, the Cagayan provincial government placed the entire province under a state of calamity. Local disaster ...
Suspected members of a Daesh-linked group have kidnapped a South Korean captain and a Filipino crew member from a cargo ship off a troubled southern Philippines island province, according to the military Friday. Maj. Filemon Tan Jr., Western Mindanao ...
A man takes shelter by the concrete gates of his flooded house at the height of Super Typhoon Haima which lashes Narvacan township, Ilocos Sur province, Philippines Thursday Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine ...
A man wades through a flooded highway at the height of Super Typhoon Haima that lashes Narvacan township, Ilocos Sur province in northern Philippines Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016. Super Typhoon Haima slammed into the northeastern Philippine coast late ...
"In my age, I'm 60 years old, this is the strongest typhoon I have ever seen," village councilor Willie Cabalteja told The Associated Press in Vigan city in Ilocos Sur province. "We haven't slept. Trees were forced down, houses lost their roofs and ...
Super Typhoon Haima slams into northeastern Philippines. October 20, 2016 1:18 AM. By Bullit ... Haima, which has sustained winds of 140 miles per hour and gusts of up to 195 mph, made landfall at Penablanca town in Cagayan province shortly before ...
Many of the provinces are still recovering from powerful Typhoon Sarika, which left at least two people dead and displaced tens of thousands of villagers last weekend.

Lilibeth Gaydowen National Grid corporation of The Philippines Corporate Communications and Public Affairs Officer said the provinces which have no electricity after the landfall of Typhoon Lawin are the entire province of Isabela, Cagayan, Apayao ...
Beijing - President Rodrigo Duterte of The Philippines, one of America's closest allies in Asia, has said he wants to reduce American military influence in his country and build closer ties with China.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - Typhoon Karen (international name: Sarika) has intensified as it moves towards the Quezon-Aurora area, where it is expected to make landfall Sunday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical ...
MANILA, Philippines - A Philippine police van rammed into protesters, leaving several bloodied, as an anti-U.S. rally turned violent Wednesday at the American Embassy in Manila.
SULU - army soldiers captured an Abu Sayyaf militant in continuing operations in the southern Philippine province of Sulu against the terrorist group tied to the Islamic State, officials said Wednesday.
Beijing - The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) wants to create more economic zones and to continue giving investors tax perks even as the Duterte administration is trying to raise revenues for its key programs.
MANILA, Philippines - Project NOAH raised storm surge advisories for parts of Cagayan and Isabela on Wednesday, October 19, as Typhoon Lawin (Haima) intensified into a super typhoon.
... as 2.7 million people are expected to be affected by the typhoon across seven Filipino provinces. Haima is then expected to veer northwest and hit the Chinese coast by Friday evening.
A huge wave crashes in Sanya, south China's Hainan provinceAFP/ Getty Images Typhoon Sarika A woman stands beside a ... Before hitting China, Sarika barrelled through the northern parts of the Philippines provinces on 16 October. As many as 12,496 ...
... Typhoon Eyes Northern Philippines. Meteorologist Domenica Davis has the latest on a super typhoon that is targeting The Philippines. ... As many as 2.7 million people are expected to be affected by the typhoon across seven Filipino provinces before ...
One egregious attack documented by Human Rights Watch occurred in September 2015 in the province of Surigao del Sur in Mindanao, when members of a military-backed paramilitary group killed the school administrator and two tribal leaders in Lianga ...
Since 1991, the Abu Sayyaf -- armed with mostly improvised explosive devices, mortars and automatic rifles -- has carried out bombings, kidnappings, assassinations and extortion in a self-determined fight for an independent province in The Philippines.
As many as 2.7 million people are expected to be affected by the typhoon across seven Philippine provinces. Haima is then expected to ... Haima is expected to be the second powerful storm to pound The Philippines this week. And according to data ... On ...
Beijing - President Rodrigo Duterte of The Philippines, one of America's closest allies in Asia, has said he wants to reduce American military influence in his country and build closer ties with China.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - Bulusan, an active volcano in the eastern Philippine province of Sorsogon, erupted again Monday.
Four arrest warrants were issued for Espinosa by the regional trial court in Leyte province in The Philippines. Based on those warrants, the PNP sought the help of Interpol, Mr Vingno said.
Beijing - President Rodrigo Duterte of The Philippines, one of America's closest allies in Asia, has said he wants to reduce American military influence in his country and build closer ties with China.
A visit by the Philippine navy to the disputed Scarborough Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc in Zambales in September showed no reclamation activities in the area, a defense official told a Senate hearing on Monday.
Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial announced recently that China's donation of a 10,000-bed mega drug treatment and rehabilitation center (TRC) in Fort Magsaysay, Nueva Ecija province will be fully operational by the first week of November. Secretary Ubial ...
MANILA, Philippines - Typhoon Karen stranded thousands of passengers and left at least four people dead as flights were canceled and ships grounded in local ports yesterday.
Moreover, two dams have been have been monitored (San Roque dam in the province of Pangasinan and Magat dam in the province of Isabela) whose levels were already near-full. Flood warnings have been also issued for areas surrounding and ...
satellite image as of Monday morning, Oct. 17, 2016 shows Typhoon Karen west of Luzon and outside the Philippine area of responsibility, while Typhoon Haima (to be renamed Lawin) is over the Pacific Ocean moving to enter the area.
disaster officials said on Monday (17 October) that the situation could get worse as Typhoon Sarika is moving towards four central provinces after battering The Philippines. Eighteen of the victims are from the worst-hit province of Quang Binh and ...
BALER, Aurora, Philippines - (UPDATE, 4:45 P.M.) Strong winds brought by Typhoon Karen, which made landfall at this province in the wee hours Sunday morning, uprooted trees and peeled away tin roofs, as residents sought shelter in temporary evacuation ...
Tropical cyclone SARIKA (named KAREN in The Philippines) is strengthening, heading towards eastern Luzon. On 14 October at 06.00 UTC it had max.
Typhoon slams into Philippines, 2 dead, 3 missing, thousands in the dark. The powerful cyclone is beginning to weaken as it crosses land, but not before dumping a month's worth of rain in a day.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - Typhoon Karen (international name: Sarika) has intensified as it moves towards the Quezon-Aurora area, where it is expected to make landfall Sunday morning, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical ...
This, after the suspension of the environmental compliance certificate of a nickel mine in the southern Philippine province of Davao Oriental. The mine, operated by Austral Asia Link Mining Corp. sits between Mount Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary ...
30 press briefing, BSP Governor Amando M. Tetangco, Jr. said The Philippines is far from seeing an asset bubble, with increasing demand rather than an oversupply of both residential and commercial space driving up property prices.
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - Severe tropical storm Karen (international name: Sarika) gained more strength as it moved closer to Catanduanes late Friday evening, causing the weather bureau to hoist Signal No.
The Central Committee for natural disaster Prevention and Control has issued alerts to provinces from Quang Tri to Quang Ngai urging them to step up preparedness measures.
Our guide, Arnoldo Valdez Jr, from the Provincial Tourism Office of Palawan says that for just 8 pesos (70 sen), one can travel up to 3km on a tricycle and 50 pesos is enough to get a decent meal in the capital of Palawan, an island province of the ...
Stronger law enforcement are needed to achieve sustainable fisheries and seafood self-sufficiency in The Philippines, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources National Director Eduardo Gongona said.


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