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Bomb in van kills at least 10 in south Philippines

Bomb in van kills at least 10 in south Philippines A Filipino soldier, five militiamen and four villagers have been killed by a powerful bomb that exploded in a van the troops were inspecting amid threats of bombings in a southern province, military officials said.Source: Bomb in van kills at least 10 in south Philippines…

At least 5 dead, 728 000 affected as monsoon rains hit Philippines

At least 5 dead, 728 000 affected as monsoon rains hit Philippines Heavy monsoon rains affecting the Philippines over the past 7 days claimed lives of at least 5 people and affected more than 700 000 people, officials said Sunday, July 22, 2018. While Tropical Depression “Josie” approached the country on July 21, two…… Read…

‘Thousands’ of Men in UK Are Live Streaming Child Abuse From Philippines

‘Thousands’ of Men in UK Are Live Streaming Child Abuse From Philippines The UK’s National Crime Agency has called for a “fundamental recalibration” as they tackle unprecedented levels of online pedophilia. They said gangs had increasingly moved from drugs to people trafficking and they said 400 people a month were being arrested in the UK…

Inflation in Philippines a faultline for Duterte’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ ambition

Inflation in Philippines a faultline for Duterte’s ‘Build, Build, Build’ ambition MANILA (Reuters) – In hundreds of hours of speeches during his nearly two years in office, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has rarely talked about the economy, something he says is best left to the “clever guys” in his cabinet. Source:

Reuters wins Pulitzers for Philippines reporting, Rohingya photography

Reuters wins Pulitzers for Philippines reporting, Rohingya photography NEW YORK (Reuters) – Reuters won two Pulitzer Prizes on Monday, one for exposing the methods of police killing squads in Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs, and one for feature photography documenting the Rohingya migrant crisis between Myanmar and Bangladesh. Source:

Philippines eyes joint exploration deal with China in South China Sea within months

Philippines eyes joint exploration deal with China in South China Sea within months MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines is looking to seal a pact with China within a few months to jointly explore for oil and gas in a part of the busy South China Sea waterway claimed by both countries, a Philippine official said…

Philippines summons US ambassador to protest negative intelligence report

Philippines summons US ambassador to protest negative intelligence report The United States ambassador to the Philippines has been summoned by Manila in response to the publication of an American intelligence report that described President Rodrigo Duterte as a threat to democracy.Source: Philippines summons US ambassador to protest negative intelligence report

Philippines says Hague court weighs complaint against Duterte over drug war deaths

Philippines says Hague court weighs complaint against Duterte over drug war deaths MANILA (Reuters) – The International Criminal Court (ICC) has told the Philippines that it has begun a preliminary examination of a complaint accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of crimes against humanity, his spokesman said on Thursday. Source:

Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) – The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and led to overcrowded temporary shelters, the disaster agency said on Friday. Source:

81 618 people evacuated around erupting Mount Mayon, Philippines

81 618 people evacuated around erupting Mount Mayon, Philippines On January 26, 2018, the total number of people evacuated around erupting Mayon volcano reached 81 618, according to data provided by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Alert Level 4 remains in effect. Authorities are strongly advising the…… Read more »    …

Earthquakes Rattle California, Philippines Volcano Mt Mayon Erupts Spewing Lava

Earthquakes Rattle California, Philippines Volcano Mt Mayon Erupts Spewing Lava Earthquakes rattle California, no injuries or damages reported  A pair of earthquakes rattled parts California on Thursday in the latest sign of seismic activity this week along the “Ring of Fire,” but the shaking did not result in any reports of damage or injuries. The United…

Ring of fire on high alert as powerful eruptions and earthquakes hit the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Alaska within two days

Ring of fire on high alert as powerful eruptions and earthquakes hit the Philippines, Indonesia, Japan, Alaska within two days The ‘Ring of Fire’ is on high alert. This horseshoe-shaped geological disaster area comprises over half of the world’s active volcanoes as well as subductions zones and plate movements responsible for earthquakes and, sometimes, subsequent…

Floods and landslides leave 4 dead, 3 missing in Philippines

Floods and landslides leave 4 dead, 3 missing in Philippines A tail-end of a cold front produced heavy rain over Eastern Visayas and Eastern Mindanao, Philippines over the weekend, killing 4 people and leaving 3 missing. Three people in their 60s were killed in Lanao del Norte when flooding struck the towns of Pantar and………

Philippines: Explanation for the conflict in Mindanao, including ISIS

Philippines: Explanation for the conflict in Mindanao, including ISIS December 31, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos – Translated from Descifrando la Guerra. MADRID, Spain – Mindanao, the southernmost archipelago of the Philippines, has been for centuries in an ethnic and religious conflict for the self-determination of the Moro people, of Muslim belief.…

TS “Tembin” (Vinta) about to hit Surigao del Sur, Philippines, reach typhoon strength before Vietnam

TS “Tembin” (Vinta) about to hit Surigao del Sur, Philippines, reach typhoon strength before Vietnam Tropical Storm “Tembin,” known as Vinta in the Philippines, formed late December 20, 2017, east of Philippines as the 27th named storm of the 2017 Pacific typhoon season. Landfall is expected over Surigao del Sur late December 21 or early…