Philippines

  • News 360: MCA felicitates Sachin by naming Kandivili ground after him November 11, 2013

    The MCA felicitated Sachin Tendulkar ahead of his 200th and final Test by naming its Kandivili Ground after him. Earlier in the day, Sachin fans were disappointed as the MCA will reportedly sell only 5000 out of 30,000 tickets for Sachin's last Test match. ...
  • Philippines: Tacloban worst hit by typhoon Haiyan November 10, 2013

    The powerful storm called Typhoon Haiyan may have weakened now but it has left a massive trail of damage to the Philippines especially the city of Tacloban which bore the full force of the storm. At least 10000 people are feared dead and a massive rescue operation is currently underway. ...
  • Philippines: Massive destruction as Typhoon Haiyan kills hundreds November 10, 2013

    The destruction caused by Super Typhoon Haiyan is everywhere in Philippines. It has left the city cut off from rest of the country. Roads are still impassable, all communications are down, medical supplies are running out, food and water and becoming scarce and reports of looting are widespread. ...
  • Watch: Two barges collide in Philippines as super typhoon makes its landfall November 9, 2013

    A video shows two barges colliding in the central Philippines as super typhoon Haiyan plowed into the area early on Friday morning, leaving a massive trail of devastation. ...
  • Philippines: Kerala man escapes al Qaeda, to return home August 11, 2012

    Biju Kolara Veetil from Calicut was abducted in the Philippines, while visiting his in-laws. In July 2012, he miraculously escaped and is now is now safe in police custody, and is in touch with Indian officials, MEA spokesman Syed Akbaruddin tweeted. Veetil also hopes to head back home soon. ...
  • Troops storm bus, kill hijacker in Manila August 23, 2010

    On Monday evening, security forces stormed the hijacked bus in Manila and killed the hostage taker....
  • Dancing Philippines jail inmates hit on YouTube September 4, 2007

    They are rated some of the toughest criminals in all the central Philippines. Including murderers or rapists. The prison overseer rejects claims he's abusing the prisoners' rights by forcing them to dance so many hours a day. He says there has been not a single act of violence in more...