Abducted priest seen alive as Islamists hold out in Philippines

2017-06-27 05:11

A Roman Catholic priest abducted by Islamist militants who had seized parts of a southern Philippine city has been seen alive, the military says.

Philippines typhoon kills 38

2014-07-17 10:39

A typhoon has left at least 38 people dead in the Philippines, knocking out power in entire provinces and forcing more than half a million people to flee.

Typhoon-hit town feels forgotten

2013-11-15 22:41

A typhoon-hit town that saw less death but all the destruction feels forgotten as aid passes by.

Massive typhoon hits the Philippines

2013-11-08 07:27

One of the most intense typhoons ever recorded has torn into the Philippines, triggering flash floods and ripping down buildings as millions of people huddled indoors.

Outsourcing in Philippines needs workers

2013-10-08 15:05

The Philippines' outsourcing industry faces a shortage of trained personnel after a decade of rapid growth which saw it become a pillar of the economy, the industry association says.

World shows love for Table Mountain

2011-11-11 22:00

Table Mountain, the Amazon rainforest and Argentina's Iguazu Falls have been named among the world's new seven wonders of nature, according to organisers of a global poll.


Philippine slipper factory fire - 31 dead

2015-05-13 16:45

A fire at a Philippine rubber slipper factory has killed 31 workers and dozens were missing and feared dead.

Alicia Keys visits typhoon refugees in Philippines

2013-11-26 16:30

Grammy-winning singer Alicia Keys has visited a Philippine air force base to bring cheer to hundreds of evacuees from eastern provinces wracked by Typhoon Haiyan.


Typhoon affected evacuated

2013-11-13 09:52
A military cargo plane that flew Typhoon Haiyan survivors to safety in Manila. See pictures from the tarmac.

A military cargo plane that flew Typhoon Haiyan survivors to safety in Manila. See pictures from the tarmac.

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Thousands flee as typhoon nears Philippines

2013-11-07 14:02

Philippine officials have stated that thousands of villagers are being evacuated as one of Asia's most powerful typhoons this year approaches.

Typhoon Bopha kills 43 in Philippine town

2012-12-04 15:16

Typhoon Bopha has killed 43 people in one hard-hit Philippine town, local television station ABS-CBN reports.

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