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A woman walks along a foggy seashore to cool off amid heatwave and the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Del Mar, California, on 19 August 2020.

6.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 shook Masbate province in the Philippines on Tuesday, the Philippine Institute of Seismology and Volcanology (Phivolcs) said.

6.5-magnitude earthquake rattles Philippines

Philippines reports 4,002 more coronavirus infections

The Philippines’ health ministry on Thursday reported 4,002 more novel coronavirus infections and 23 additional deaths in the country

A soldier wearing a face mask holds on his weapon as he guards an empty street following the lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manila, Philippines on 24 April.

Record 212 environmental activists murdered in 2019: NGO

At least 212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record for frontline activists battling the destruction of Nature, watchdog group Global ...

In this file photo taken on 26 February 2020, this aerial view shows the impact of illegal mining in Tumaco, Narino Department, Colombia, on 26 February 2020

Asia battles second wave of coronavirus with fresh lockdowns

In China, infections not involving people returning from overseas hit the highest number since early March, with a total of 57 domestic transmissions reported out of 61 new cases.

A health worker gets the temperature of residents at the area of a newly found coronavirus infected patient in Da Nang city, Vietnam, 26 July 2020.

Philippines evacuates hundreds of thousands as typhoon makes landfall

Typhoon Vongfong, the first to hit the country this year, slammed into the eastern Philippines packing winds of 155 kph and gusts of up to 190 kph, the state weather bureau said.

A group of cruise ships are anchored in Manila Bay as its crew members undergo quarantine amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Manila, Philippines, 8 May 2020.

Philippines' coronavirus infections breach 11,000

The Philippines' confirmed coronavirus infections have broken past the 11,000 mark, the health ministry said on Monday.

Writers and editors of ABS-CBN  work at the newsroom in their headquarters, in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines, 6 May

Philippines' coronavirus deaths breach 700

The Philippines' health ministry reported on Saturday that coronavirus deaths have reached more than 700.

A soldier wearing a face mask holds on his weapon as he guards an empty street following the lockdown imposed to contain the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Manila, Philippines on 24 April.

Philippines' coronavirus infections top 10,000

The Philippines' coronavirus infections have broken past the 10,000 mark, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

A village officer dressed as the Star Wars character Darth Vader rides a small boat to deliver relief goods to residents in the flooded Artex Compound in Malabon, Metro Manila, Philippines, 4 May 2020.

Philippines has 16 new coronavirus deaths, 262 more infections

The Philippines' health ministry on Monday reported 16 new coronavirus deaths and 262 additional confirmed cases.

Philippines has 16 new coronavirus deaths, 262 more infections
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