Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms Society

Deputy PM orders quick response to Etau, Vamco storms

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung called for drastic measures to minimise the damage set to be caused by Etau and Vamco, the 12th and 13th storms to hit the East Sea this year, at a meeting in Hanoi on November 10.
Philippine President inspects typhoon damage  World

Philippine President inspects typhoon damage

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte November 2 conducted an aerial inspection of damage caused by typhoon Goni, the strongest hitting the country since 2020 that claimed 16 lives and left three others missing.
Vessels at sea told to seek safe shelter to avoid Typhoon Goni Society

Vessels at sea told to seek safe shelter to avoid Typhoon Goni

Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung on November 2 asked authorised agencies and coastal localities to immediately direct vessels at sea to move to safe shelter and to evacuate people from aquatic farms at sea and at-risk areas to avoid the worst of Typhoon Goni.
Philippines braces for approaching storm ASEAN

Philippines braces for approaching storm

The death toll from Typhoon Molave has risen to 22 in the Philippines, said the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) on October 30, while another storm is on the way.
Philippines sees record high in unemployment rate ASEAN

Philippines sees record high in unemployment rate

Unemployment in the Philippines soared to 17.7 percent in April, equivalent to around 7.3 million jobless Filipinos amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) announced on June 5.
Philippines to ease economic restrictions on Manila World

Philippines to ease economic restrictions on Manila

The Philippines announced on May 12 an easing of restrictions on economic activities in its capital city of Manila from May 16 while extending a lockdown on the main island of Luzon to stem the coronavirus outbreak.