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Three missing, thousands flee as typhoon hits Philippines

Three missing, thousands flee as typhoon hits Philippines

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Tens of thousands of people in the Philippines hunkered down in evacuation centres while three people were reported missing Tuesday as a typhoon pounded its eastern coast [...]
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Thousands flee as typhoon batters east Philippines, heads to Manila

Thousands flee as typhoon batters east Philippines, heads to Manila

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of people in the Philippines fled from their homes on Tuesday as the strongest typhoon to hit the country this year made landfall, toppling trees and cutting power [...]
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Canada’s 2013 DART mission to the Philippines cost $29M

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | CBC | 6:00 AM

Canada’s 33-day mission to the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan last year cost $29.2 million, according to figures released by the chief financial officer for [...]
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Typhoon slams into Philippines; thousands evacuate

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A typhoon slammed into the northeastern Philippines late Tuesday night, flooding low-lying villages, ripping off roofs and knocking down trees and electric posts in a [...]
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World Bank, IFC commit $4.2 billion to Philippines

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The World Bank said Tuesday that it and its private sector arm have committed concessional loans of up to $4.2 billion to the Philippines to help the country reduce poverty, [...]
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Sixteen dead in Philippines as communists, tribe clash

Sixteen dead in Philippines as communists, tribe clash

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Sixteen people were killed in the Philippines on Tuesday when communist rebels clashed with armed tribesmen in one of the deadliest flare-ups of a decades-old insurgency in [...]
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World Bank hails Philippines as next Asian ‘miracle’

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday described the Philippines as the next “Asian miracle” and a global model in fighting corruption, as it emerges from [...]
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Typhoon spares Manila, leaves 7 dead elsewhere

Typhoon spares Manila, leaves 7 dead elsewhere

17-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Rammasun left at least seven people dead and knocked out power in many areas Wednesday but the Philippine capital and densely populated northern provinces were spared [...]
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Vietnam, Philippines cheer as US lawmakers wage war of words against China

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Thanhnien News | 6:00 AM

A US Senate resolution which, among other things, urged China to withdraw its giant oil rig from Vietnamese waters has been welcomed by Vietnam and the Philippines, but [...]
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Philippines braces for floods from tropical storm

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines braced for possible floods and landslides as a tropical storm continued to strengthen on Monday as it approached the country’s eastern seaboard. [...]
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Philippine leader, high court clash on funds use

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that his administration would appeal a Supreme Court decision that declared his government’s enforcement of a major [...]
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Typhoon heads for the Philippines

Typhoon heads for the Philippines

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | USA Today | 6:00 AM

Typhoon Rammasun is forecast to make landfall in the Philippines on Tuesday evening, according to a forecast from the Joint Typhoon Warning Centre. The storm should hit Luzon [...]
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Philippines tells China: Reed Bank is ours

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Philstar | 6:00 AM

Manila ignored Beijing’s opposition to drilling operations in the resource-rich seas near Reed (Recto) Bank, which is sitting within the Philippines’ exclusive [...]
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Magnitude 6.4 earthquake strikes off southern Philippines: USGS

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A magnitude 6.4 earthquake struck off the coast of the southern Philippines on Monday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said. There were no immediate reports of casualties or [...]
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Philippines: Drones and spreadsheets to the rescue

16-Jul-2014 Intellasia | World Bank | 6:00 AM

The images were unbelievable, entire cities decimated, thousands of hectares of arable land under water, and infrastructure destroyed. These were the scenes when the central [...]
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