MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A series of earthquakes have destroyed 17 houses and damaged 66 others in a southern Philippine town, slightly injuring three people. Eduardo Buenacosa, disaster officer of Makilala municipality in North Cotabato province, says a magnitude-5 quake, the strongest of the tremors that shook the area Saturday,
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say a storm that brought torrential monsoon rains which flooded much of the Philippine capital has gained strength and battered the country’s northern most provinces with heavy downpours and strong winds.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military says the bulk of Filipino peacekeepers of more than 240 soldiers have pulled out two weeks early from the U.N. mission in the Golan Heights due to escalating fighting in the region.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities say they have arrested 43 suspected members of a syndicate that runs a lucrative online cybersex operation catering to clients worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — International aid officials say that more people are being displaced because of climate change-driven natural disasters and growth in the world’s poorest cities.
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