December 3, 2022

Philippines Super Typhoon Rai death toll surges

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From BBC At least 375 people are now known to have died after a powerful storm struck the Philippines on Thursday, police say. Super Typhoon Rai – with winds of about 195km/h (120mph) – sent some 400,000 people running for safety when it hit the country’s south-eastern islands. At least 500 people were injured and […]

Nestlé to plant 3.5 million native bamboo clumps and trees in the Philippines

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Nestlé today launched a new initiative to plant two and a half million native bamboo clumps and a million trees over the next three years in the Philippines. This reforestation effort supports Nestlé’s goal to plant 200 million trees by 2030. It also forms part of the company’s plan to scale up actions in regenerative […]

Here are the Philippines most beautiful women

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Source: Philippine News The Philippines is one of the countries with the most beautiful women in the world. This stark reality becomes more apparent with Filipino celebrities stealing not only local stardom but also international spotlight. Nevertheless, only a few charmed the hearts of the masses. 1. MARIAN RIVERA The Spanish-Filipino actress rose to fame […]

Smuggler caught attempting to transport over 750 tarantulas to the Philippines

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By Mike Wehner From BGR Smuggling contraband into a country is a dirty business, especially when the goods being illegally transported are things like drugs or weapons. A man in the Philippines has been caught smuggling goods from Poland in boxes made to look like they contained cookies and other tasty treats. What customs officials […]

India all set to win election to UN Human Rights Council unopposed

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From DNA India appears set to be elected to the United Nations’s top human rights body in the Asia-Pacific category for a period of three years. The 193-member UN General Assembly will elect new members on Friday to the UN Human Rights Council. The members are elected by absolute majority through a secret ballot. Countries […]

Typhoon Mangkhut

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Typhoon Mangkhut rips through Philippines From BBC Typhoon Mangkhut has wreaked damage across the Philippines’ main island of Luzon, reportedly killing 14 people. It made landfall at Baggao in Cagayan Province at about 01:40 local time on Saturday (17:40 GMT on Friday). Officials said about 1,000 homes in the province had sustained damage. elderly man […]

Typhoon Mangkhut: 14 killed as storm batters Philippines

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From BBC Some 14 people have been killed in a massive storm which brought destruction to the northern Philippines, a presidential adviser says. Typhoon Mangkhut ripped through the Philippines’ main island of Luzon, and is now moving west towards China. The storm tore off roofs, felled trees, triggered 42 landslides and caused extensive flooding. Mangkhut […]

What happened to the billions China pledged the Philippines? Not what you think

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BY ALVIN CAMBA From South China Morning Post Forget claims about duplicitous Beijing and the South China Sea. The delays in Chinese investment into the country are entirely predictable – and not evidence of something more sinister Here’s a quiz. How often in these past weeks have you read about the duplicitous Chinese tricking other […]

Mangos improve cardiovascular and gut health in women

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By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A recent study conducted at the University of California, Davis found that eating two cups of mangoes a day had beneficial effects on the systolic blood pressure among healthy postmenopausal women, according to Medical News Today. The study also found that this delicious fruit that’s been cultivated in South Asia for […]

Cayman Islands:APPEAL FOR WITNESSES – FURTHER UPDATE: Fatal accident Thu Morning, 12 April, on ETH Victim named

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RCIPS Witness Appeal Further to the below, police are interested in speaking with anyone who may have witnessed Thursday morning’s fatal collision. Officers are particularly interested in speaking with the occupants of a dark-coloured Chevrolet Avalanche that passed the area at the exact time of the collision. These persons, and any other witnesses, are asked […]