Typhoon “Glenda” dealt Metro Manila only a glancing blow of about three hours Wednesday, but it was enough to shut down the capital, leave the megacity a shambles and without power, and take at least 20 lives.
At least 12 people have died and an unknown number are missing after heavy rain and floods hit parts of northeastern Bulgaria, officials said on Friday.
By Julliane Love De Jesus
Over 120 days after Super Typhoon “Yolanda” wreaked havoc in the Visayas, more bodies were recovered as the death toll rose to 6,268.
By Christian V. Esguerra
Four months after Super Typhoon Yolanda slammed into Eastern Visayas, killing more than 6,000 people, President Aquino acknowledged that the government’s post-disaster response could have been “faster.”
By DJ Yap
Coconut farmers unable to pay rent for their farms due to a natural calamity cannot be ejected from the land unless the ejectment is allowed by a court, the Department of Agrarian Reform said Wednesday.