MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say flash floods and landslides triggered by Tropical Storm Jangmi left at least 29 people dead and 10 missing in the Philippines, including in areas still recovering from last year's Typhoon Haiyan.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos opposed to Chinese claims in the South China Sea have expressed support for the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong, saying Beijing should not use force to stop the protests in the global financial hub or in resolving its territorial disputes with the Philippines.
The destruction left in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan is devastating, and unimaginable on so many levels. The death toll is still being tallied, and probably will be for days and possibly weeks to come, as emergency personnel sift through the rubble that now covers much of the island nation of the Philippines.
TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — A United States Marine general says he saw bodies everywhere during a helicopter flight over the region struck by powerful Typhoon Haiyan in the central Philippines four days ago.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The strongest typhoon this year slammed into the central Philippines on Friday, setting off landslides and knocking out power and communication lines in several provinces. At least four people died.
Danica May Camacho was born in Manila, Philippines just before midnight on Sunday, weighing five-and-a-half pounds.
But a much larger number will always be associated with the baby girl, as the UN has declared her the world’s seven billionth person.