MANILA, Jan 20 — A restive volcano in the Philippines has a high risk of eruption as it is “recharging” with fresh magma and rising emissions of toxic gas, a top scientist said today, while authorities ordered commercial establishments to stay shut.
TAGAYTAY: The threat of the Philippines’ Taal volcano unleashing a potentially catastrophic eruption remains high, authorities warned Thursday, saying it was showing dangerous signs despite a “lull” in spewing ash.
MANILA: The alleged masterminds of the Philippines’ worst political massacre will learn their fate Thursday when a Manila court issues its verdict, in a test of the justice system for a nation with a deep-seated culture of impunity.
MANILA, Sept 20 — The Philippines is preparing to vaccinate millions of children against polio to halt an outbreak of a disease it believed to have been eradicated two decades ago, a top official said today.
MANILA (Reuters) - The presence of hundreds of Chinese boats near an island occupied by Manila in the disputed South China Sea is illegal and a clear violation of Philippine sovereignty, the country's foreign ministry said on Thursday.
MANILA: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said he would order the arrest of local government officials and resort owners of Boracay if they refuse to cooperate and protest the government’s ongoing investigation and efforts to rehabilitate the famous island.