Philippines gets $415.2 million loan to help flood control

The Philippines will receive a loan of US$415.2 million from the World Bank and the China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) to help it solve chronic flooding in its capital city. The lenders will put up $207.6 million each for a US$500-million project in Manila, with the Philippine government footing the balance, the banks said in ...

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Manila closes financial markets in preparation for tropical storm

Manila closes financial markets in preparation for tropical storm

Financial markets were closed on Tuesday, as the capital and the rest of Luzon hunkered down for tropical depression “Maring,” whose rains flooded some areas...

Watch this stunning thunderstorm filmed by an 11th grader from Cebu

Watch this stunning thunderstorm filmed by an 11th grader from Cebu

An 11th grader in Cebu City caught on camera a looming thunderstorm above Barangay Talamban in a time lapse video composed of 214 photos. John Beryl Go, a 17-year-old University...

9 to 14 typhoons may hit PH until November: PAGASA

9 to 14 typhoons may hit PH until November: PAGASA

Around 9 to 14 typhoons may hit the country from June until November, state weather bureau PAGASA said. The rainy season officially began in the country last May 30. No typhoon...


 

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