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Relief supplies rushed to ‘Ruby’ victims

Residents rest Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 in an evacuation center at suburban Quezon city northeast of Manila, Philippines after fleeing their homes in anticipation of typhoon Hagupit which was forecast to have hit Manila overnight after lashing central Philippines Sunday. AP

Authorities and aid agencies rushed relief supplies on Wednesday to hundreds of thousands of people displaced by Tropical Storm “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit), as survivors sifted through debris to rebuild their lives.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

NDRRMC: 1 million people affected by Typhoon ‘Ruby’

Typhoon Ruby

The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council said on Monday that Typhoon “Ruby” (international name Hagupit) has affected over 1 million people.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Typhoon ‘Ruby’ heads to Mindoro; Signal No. 2 up in Metro Manila


Typhoon “Ruby” (international name: Hagupit) has maintained its strength as it heads toward northern Mindoro to make its third landfall on Monday evening, the state weather bureau said on Sunday.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ survivors find homes in ruins again

A man is seen on top of his damaged house in Tacloban City on Sunday. AFP

A year after losing all their belongings to one of the world’s strongest storms, thousands of weary people in the Philippines emerged from evacuation shelters on Sunday to find their homes again in ruins.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Quake collapses wall, kills sleeping boy in China


Chinese state media say a 9-year-old boy was killed when the wall of his house collapsed during an earthquake in southwest China.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »