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Philippines typhoon Mangkhut toll hits 81, expected to rise 

Mangkhut swamped farm fields in the nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through at the weekend with violent winds and heavy rains.

published on : 19th September 2018

European Union announces 2 million euros in aid to Philippines

Mangkhut, the strongest typhoon of the season, had lashed parts of Luzon island on the northernmost tip of the Philippines on Saturday.

published on : 18th September 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut toll reaches 74 in Philippines

Three days after the passage of the devastating Mangkhut, more than 20,000 people remained displaced from their homes while an estimated 590,000 people have been affected by the storm.

published on : 18th September 2018

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides

Mangkhut has killed 65 people since it tore through the Philippines. The storm killed another four people in China, where Mangkhut weakened to a tropical storm as it churned inland Monday.

published on : 17th September 2018

Typhoon lashes south China after killing 36 in Philippines

The national meteorological center said southern China "will face a severe test caused by wind and rain" and urged officials to prepare for possible disasters.

published on : 16th September 2018

Super Typhoon Mangkhut in Philippines claims first victims

The massive storm cut a swathe of destruction when it struck the northern tip of Luzon island, threatening the lives and homes of roughly four million people. 

published on : 15th September 2018

Philippines checking typhoon's damage, casualties amid rains

Many stores and houses were damaged but most residents remained indoors as occasional gusts sent small pieces of tin sheets and other debris flying dangerously.

published on : 15th September 2018

Philippines starts massive evacuations as huge typhoon nears

Evacuations of residents from risky coastal villages and island municipalities north of the province have started and classes in all levels have been cancelled.

published on : 13th September 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut bears down on millions in Philippines

Typhoon Mangkhut, which has already blasted through the Northern Mariana Islands, is speeding across the Pacific with winds that can gust as high as 255 kilometres (160 miles) per hour.

published on : 13th September 2018

Millions at risk as Philippines braces for strong Typhoon Mangkhut

Emergency workers have been deployed in the northern tip of the main Philippine island of Luzon, where Typhoon Mangkhut is expected to make landfall on Saturday.

published on : 12th September 2018

One dead, 15 wounded in second bombing to hit Philippine town

These attacks are the latest violence in the south of the majority Catholic archipelago, where Islamist militants have been fighting a decades-long insurgency.

published on : 2nd September 2018

Bomb at Philippines street festival kills 2, wounds 37

The explosion occurred in front of a clothing stall along a highway in Isulan in Sultan Kudarat province, where a festival was taking place.

published on : 29th August 2018

One killed, dozens wounded in Philippines bombing

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but suspicion fell on Islamist militants, who have been fighting a decades-long insurgency in the south of the majority Catholic archipelago.

published on : 29th August 2018

TVS launches new scooter, 3-wheeler in Philippines

With TVS Dazz, the company is expanding its scooter portfolio, while with TVS King it is foraying into the three-wheeler segment in the Philippines.

published on : 15th August 2018

Powerful bomb in van kills at least five in south Philippines

The Philippine military says a soldier and four militiamen have been killed by a powerful bomb that exploded while the troops were inspecting a suspicious van on a southern island.

published on : 31st July 2018
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