2 November 2020 – UN agencies and humanitarian actors in the Philippines are mobilizing to support communities hit by super Typhoon Goni, which has barrelled across the country, leaving massive devastation in its wake.
Coronavirus concerns complicate Philippines typhoon recovery
As Typhoon Vongfong slammed the Philippines on Thursday, tens of thousands of people fled to cramped shelters, raising fears that without proper safety precautions in place, evacuation centres could become a hotbed of coronavirus infection, the UN emergency humanitarian relief…
Typhoon Phanfone: Philippines counts cost of deadly storm
At least 10 people have died after a powerful typhoon hit the central Philippines on Christmas Day, with the death toll likely to rise.
At least 6 killed in multi-vehicle crash in southern Philippines
Manila, Xinhua/Unb, Dec 13 – At least six people, including four children, were killed in a crash involving multiple vehicles in Mindanao in the southern Philippines early Friday, police said.
Bangladesh team to fly for Philippines Sunday
Dhaka – A six-member Bangladesh National Archery team will leave here for Philippines on Sunday (September 8) to compete in the Stage-3 competition of the Asia Cup-World Ranking Archery Tournament 2019. The 8-day-long competition is scheduled to be held at…
Three-year-old girl latest Philippines ‘drug war’ victim
UN Human Rights Council Should Adopt Resolution to Stop Carnage On Sunday, a 3-year-old girl became the latest casualty of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs,” which has killed thousands over the past three years. Myka Ulpina died after…
Dead whale in Philippines had 40 kg of plastic in stomach
A starving whale with 40 kilos (88 pounds) of plastic trash in its stomach has died after being washed ashore in the Philippines. Activists said Monday, calling it one of the worst cases of poisoning they have seen. Environmental groups…
Philippines survey shows ‘shocking’ plastic waste
An audit in the Philippines has shown the country uses a “shocking” amount of single-use plastic, including nearly 60 billion sachets a year, a new report said Friday. The report, produced by the NGO GAIA, is part of an effort…
AFC U-16 Women’s Qualifiers: Bangladesh to play Philippines in opener Wednesday
Dhaka – Bangladesh U-16 Women’s Football team will start their campaign of the Qualifying Round-2 of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championships taking on the Philippines in the first match at the Mandalar Thiri Stadium in Mandalay, Myanmar on Wednesday eying…
Philippines landslides, flooding Death toll rises to 61
The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by heavy rains in the Philippines has risen to 61, the government said on Monday.