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Philippines downgrades Taal Volcano alert level

Philippines downgrades Taal Volcano alert level

The alert level for Taal Volcano in the Philippines was lowered to Level 3 on Sunday, two weeks after it started spewing ash and lava forcing thousands to evacuate ...

Filipinos turn volcano's ash, plastic trash into bricks

Filipinos turn volcano's ash, plastic trash into bricks

Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to the country's persistent problems of pollution and frequent natural disasters.

Tens of thousands face uncertainty as Philippine volcano spews lava

Tens of thousands face uncertainty as Philippine volcano spews lava

Taal volcano in the Philippines could spew lava and ash for weeks, authorities warned Tuesday, leaving tens of thousands in limbo after they fled their homes fearing a massive eruption.

Philippines warns of 'explosive eruption' as volcano spews ash

Philippines warns of 'explosive eruption' as volcano spews ash

A volcano near the Philippines capital spewed ash up to 15 km into the sky on Sunday, prompting the evacuation of thousands of people, the cancellation of flights and warnings of a possible explosive eruption and volcanic tsunami.

Typhoon misery for Philippines on holiday season

Typhoon misery for Philippines on holiday season

Typhoon Phanfone pummelled the central Philippines on Christmas Day, bringing a wet and miserable holiday season to millions in the mainly Catholic nation.

Eleven dead, 300 treated after drinking coconut wine in Philippines

Eleven dead, 300 treated after drinking coconut wine in Philippines

At least 11 people have been killed and more than 300 treated in hospital after drinking coconut wine in the Philippines, including some who were celebrating at a Christmas party

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescue two abducted Indonesians

Philippine troops rescued two abducted Indonesian sailors in a Sunday pre-dawn raid on an militant stronghold which left two dead, a military official said.

Ties between Philippines and Qatar stand on solid foundation

Ties between Philippines and Qatar stand on solid foundation

Philippine ambassador to Qatar Alan Timbayan stated that relations between the Philippines and Qatar stand on a solid foundation, based on mutual respect and partnership

Philippines Ambassador: Relations between the Philippines and Qatar stand on solid foundation

Philippines Ambassador: Relations between the Philippines and Qatar stand on solid foundation

HE the Philippines Ambassador to the State of Qatar Alan Timbayan stated that the relations between the Philippines and the State of Qatar stand on a solid foundation based on mutual respect and partnership ...

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off

The death toll from a typhoon that hit provinces south of the Philippine capital rose to 10, disaster agencies said on Wednesday

One killed as typhoon hits Philippines, hundreds of flights halted

One killed as typhoon hits Philippines, hundreds of flights halted

A typhoon struck the Philippines on Tuesday, killing one man and bringing heavy rains that prompted suspension of air travel and government offices in the capital,

Thousands flee as Typhoon Kammuri churns towards Philippines

Thousands flee as Typhoon Kammuri churns towards Philippines

The Philippines was braced for powerful Typhoon Kammuri as the storm churned closer, forcing evacuations and threatening plans for the Southeast Asian Games events