Bus crash kills eight in Philippines World

Bus crash kills eight in Philippines

Philippine police on June 10 said an overloaded jeepney fell into a ravine in San Mariano, Isabela province, killing eight passengers on board and injuring 30 others.
Super Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in Philippines World

Super Typhoon Mangkhut makes landfall in Philippines

Super Typhoon Mangkhut hit Cagayan province on Luzon Island, north of the Philippines, at 1:40 am (local time) on September 15, sustaining wind speeds of over 200km per hour and causing power blackouts in some areas.
Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber World

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.
Four killed in Philippines blast World

Four killed in Philippines blast

At least four people were killed and 10 others were injured in an explosion in Isabela City, Basilan, southern Philippines on October 1.
Typhoon Noul causes damage to Philippines World

Typhoon Noul causes damage to Philippines

Two people were killed and more than 3,000 others were forced to evacuate their homes as Typhoon Noul slammed into the Cagayan province in the northeastern Philippines on May 10, according to the country’s national disaster agency.
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Blast rocks southern Philippines

A bomb exploded on early December 14 outside the house of the mayor of the southern Philippine city of Isabela, according to Xinhua news agency.