Philippines may lose in banana export race World

Philippines may lose in banana export race

The Philippines may lose in the banana export war amid continued stiff competition in the global market, prompting the government to allocate some 263 million peso (12.49 million USD to save the local banana industry.
At least 15 people killed in Philippine blasts World

At least 15 people killed in Philippine blasts

At least 15 people were killed and 75 others wounded in twin explosions that rocked the southern Philippine province of Sulu on August 24, accoring to the latest announcement of the local military and police.
Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines World

Strong earthquake shakes southern Philippines

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck near Davao city on the Philippines’ Mindanao island on December 15, killing a 6-year-old girl and injuring 14 others, according to latest reports.
Indonesia police crack down on terrorism World

Indonesia police crack down on terrorism

Indonesia's counterterrorism Unit Densus 88 recently arrested a suspect alleged to have link with regional and global terrorism network, the local media on November 17 quoted the National Police’s spokesman Argo Yuwono as saying.
Quake-related deaths in Philippines reach 20 World

Quake-related deaths in Philippines reach 20

Total fatalities in earthquakes in the Philippines since October 16 have reached 20, with at least five deaths reported in the magnitude 6.5 quake that shook Cotabato province in Mindanao on October 31 morning.
More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake World

More deaths reported in Philippines earthquake

At least six people were killed and nearly 200 others injured in a 6.6-magnitude earthquake which hit Cotabato province on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao on October 29, said local authorities.