By Tina G. Santos and Niña P. Calleja
More than 1,600 travelers were stranded at several ports across the country on Saturday after the Philippine Coast Guard suspended sea travel to and from certain areas in Bicol, the Visayas and Mindanao due to Typhoon “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit).
More than 25,000 people have fled their homes following a series of eruptions and lava flows from a volcano in Indonesia, an official said Sunday.
Mount Sinabung on the western island of Sumatra sent hot rocks and ash up to 5,000 metres (16,000 feet) in the air “several times” on Saturday, National Disaster Mitigation Agency emergency response director Tri Budiarto told AFP.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III will spread Christmas cheer Sunday to victims of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Tacloban City and other areas hit by disasters this year.
By Matikas Santos
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake occurred late Wednesday evening in Pangasinan province in Central Luzon.
By Jiggy Manicad
For the first time in the many years that I have been a television journalist, I prayed hard while I did my work, as if it were my last assignment.