MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Low-flying search planes spotted three Filipino fishermen drifting at sea and flashing mirrors to signal for help, as authorities stepped up the search Wednesday for 261 others still missing more than a week after a powerful typhoon killed hundreds in the southern Philippines. The Indonesian government sent a ship to join...
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (December 11) – Typhoon Pablo may have spared residents here from its wrath and fury when it hit large areas in eastern Mindanao. But pain and anguish are tearing apart families and loved ones of more than 300 tuna fishermen still missing a week after the typhoon made a landfall. Many of the...
NEW BATAAN, Philippines (AP) — Officials say the death toll in a powerful typhoon that lashed the southern Philippines has risen to at least 325 as rescuers search through mud and debris for another 379 people missing. The Office of Civil Defense reported Thursday that more bodies had been retrieved from the hardest-hit provinces of...
NEW BATAAN, Philippines (AP) — Mud-stained bodies covered with banana leaves were laid out in a row and survivors dried their soiled belongings on the roadside under a bright sun Wednesday, a day after a typhoon killed more than 270 people in the southern Philippines. Officials feared many more bodies could be found as rescuers...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — One of the strongest typhoons to hit the Philippines this year barreled across the country’s south on Tuesday, killing at least five people and forcing more than 50,000 to flee from inundated villages. Typhoon Bopha slammed into the Davao region at dawn, its ferocious winds ripping roofs from homes and its...
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