29 February 2020, Saturday | 09:41pm


Rumbling volcano shuts down Philippine capital


MANILA, Jan 13 — Schools and businesses shut across the Philippine capital today as a volcano belched clouds of ash across the city and seismologists warned an eruption could happen at any time, potentially triggering a tsunami.

Death toll in Philippine typhoon rises to 10 as storm moves off


MANILA: The death toll from a typhoon that hit provinces south of the Philippine capital rose to 10, disaster agencies said on Wednesday, pointing to precautions and compulsory evacuations as key in preventing more casualties.

Philippine city turns plastic trash into tulips to fight waste


MANILA (Reuters) - A southern Philippine city has turned discarded plastic bottles into flowers to fill a garden of thousands of colourful tulips, capturing tourists' attention and building awareness about recycling.