By Danny Petilla
(Last of a series) TACLOBAN CITY, Philippines—For a few days in November last year, “Stephanie” (not his real name) was living out his dreams and fantasies, enjoying endless binges of sex, drugs and alcohol. A 29-year-old gay man, Stephanie joined a mob of looters that ransacked an automated teller machine (ATM) inside Robinson’s […]
Hurricane Odile destroyed wooden homes, flooded hotels and shut down airports in Mexico’s Baja California peninsula on Monday, sparking looting, marooning thousands of tourists and injuring some 135 people.
By Marlon Ramos
The Philippine National Police (PNP) reminded residents displaced by typhoon “Glenda” (Rammasun) on Wednesday to check their homes for structural damage before re-entering them.
A group of divers has accused the harbor patrol unit of Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority (SBMA) of taking part in looting a shipwreck here.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
Citing reports of looting after the onslaught of super typhoon “Yolanda” in November, a lawmaker is proposing to increase the penalty for such acts.