Posts Tagged ‘Philippines’

Tropical storm Tembin kills more than 200 people

  • 24 December 2017 - 14:21
Tropical storm Tembin kills more than 200 people

At least 200 people have been killed after intense flooding and landslide caused by tropical storm Tembin hit the southern Philippines. Mindanao island, home to 20 million people, was struck by the powerful storm on Friday destroying villages. A massive rescue operation is ongoing as more...

Reporters Without Borders: 65 journalists killed in 2017

  • 19 December 2017 - 12:30
Reporters Without Borders: 65 journalists killed in 2017

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said on Tuesday, that Sixty-five journalists and media personnel were killed worldwide in 2017. According to annual figures published by RSF, Syria is the deadliest country for journalists with 12 reporters killed , followed by Mexico, where 11 were...

Thousands flee as Tropical storm approaches Philippines

  • 16 December 2017 - 12:34
Thousands flee as Tropical storm approaches Philippines

Officials in the Philippines say that tens of thousands were forced to flee their residence due to floods caused by Tropical Storm Kai-Tak barrelled towards the eastern Philippines. Evacuation camps received over 38.000 people affected by the storm after the approaching cyclone caused floods and...