Vice President Kamala Harris pledges support for Philippines amid South China Sea disputes

Vice President Kamala Harris pledges support for Philippines amid South China Sea disputes – CBS News Watch CBS News Vice President Kamala Harris traveled to the Palawan Island to pledge U.S. support for the Philippines against “intimidation and coercion” in the South China Sea. Julia Manchester, a national political for “The Hill,” discusses the significance … Read more

Philippines and China tussle over retrieving rocket debris floating in disputed South China Sea | CNN

Hong KongCNN  —  The Philippines and China tussled on Sunday over Chinese rocket debris in the disputed South China Sea, raising tensions ahead of a scheduled visit by US Vice President Kamala Harris. A Chinese vessel allegedly blocked a Philippine naval boat twice before taking the debris it was towing off Thitu Island, which is … Read more

Prison chief linked to journalist’s murder ordered search for rumored buried treasure, Philippine officials say

The Philippines’ top prison official, who is accused of plotting the killing of a radio journalist, also ordered a large hole dug at the country’s main prison to search for rumored buried treasure, the justice secretary said Friday. Bureau of Corrections Director General Gerald Bantag has faced a series of unusual allegations since being suspended … Read more

Miss Argentina and Miss Puerto Rico secretly marry each other

Two high profile beauty queens who competed against each other at the 2020 Miss Grand International pageant have announced they’re now married. Mariana Varela, who was Miss Argentina at that pageant, and Fabiola Valentin, who was Miss Puerto Rico, revealed the news on Instagram, saying their wedding happened on October 28. Each woman shared a … Read more

Philippine death toll from storm Nalgae rises to 98, disaster agency says | CNN

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is set on Monday to fly over flood-submerged districts to inspect the damage after Tropical Storm Nalgae barreled across the Southeast Asian country over the weekend, killing at least 98 people. More than half the deaths were recorded in the southern autonomous region of Bangsamoro, often due to rain-induced landslides, … Read more

Flooding Makes Road Impassable as Tropical Storm Moves Toward Philippines Capital

Flooding from Tropical Storm Nalgae made a main road completely impassable in the province of Antique, Philippines, where at least four people were reported killed, according to the Manila Bulletin. Footage by Reymond Duazo Nabalan shows part of a road in the Panlagangan area of Sibalom completely submerged by raging floodwater, in footage posted on … Read more

Dozens still missing as Tropical Storm Nalgae lashes the Philippines

Authorities in the Philippines now say that around 45 people died in a severe tropical storm and not 72, the figure stated earlier. They said it appeared local officials had over-counted as they also relied on reports from village authorities. At least 42 people were swept away by rampaging floodwaters and were drowned or hit … Read more

173 people safe after Korean Air plane overruns Philippine runway – National | Globalnews.ca

By Staff The Associated Press Posted October 23, 2022 9:26 pm Updated October 23, 2022 10:45 pm Descrease article font size Increase article font size A damaged Korean Air plane remained stuck in the grass at a Philippine airport Monday after it overshot a runway in rainy weather the night before. No injuries were reported … Read more

Korean Air Plane Overshoots Runway, Crash Lands in Scary Scene

A damaged Korean Air plane remained stuck in the grass at a Philippine airport Monday after it overshot a runway in rainy weather the night before. No injuries were reported among the 162 passengers and 11 crewmembers who escaped from the aircraft using emergency slides. Dozens of flights have been canceled and Mactan-Cebu International Airport, … Read more

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