5.9-magnitude quake shakes central Philippine island World

5.9-magnitude quake shakes central Philippine island

An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter scale shook the central Philippine island of Leyte on July 10, which was also hit by a 6.5-magnitude quake last week, killing at least two people and injuring 72 others.
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Typhoon Haiyan victims recall fight for survival

As Nguyen Hung set foot on the Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City, he almost cried. Along the 600-km journey from the city to his hometown, the central province of Phu Yen, he could not close his eyes for even a second, although he was completely exhausted.
Philippines faces new storm World

Philippines faces new storm

The Philippines faces another powerful tropical storm while racing against time to surmount the devastation of super typhoon Haiyan.
At least 100 killed in Philippines by super-typhoon World

At least 100 killed in Philippines by super-typhoon

At least 100 people were reported killed and 100 others injured in central Philippine city of Tacloban in the aftermath of super typhoon Haiyan, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) said on November 9.
Super-typhoon Haiyan hits Philippines, kills one World

Super-typhoon Haiyan hits Philippines, kills one

At least one person in the Philippines was killed when super-typhoon Haiyan, the strongest cyclone of this year in the world, made landfall over Guiuan municipality in eastern Samar, about 600 km northeast to the capital city of Manila, on November 8.