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Biden promises support for Japan and the Philippines

Biden promises support for Japan and the Philippines

US President Joe Biden promised US defense support to Japan and the Philippines at the tripartite summit held in Washington. Biden said in a meeting with his Filipino counterpart Ferdinand Marcos and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Thursday that the United States’ commitments to the two Asian countries are unwavering. The Japanese head of […]

Disaster, tsunami and death warnings: strong earthquake rocks Taiwan 8 minutes ago

Disaster, tsunami and death warnings: strong earthquake rocks Taiwan 8 minutes ago

A strong earthquake off Taiwan’s east coast has left people injured and even killed, local media reported. Many houses suffered extensive damage. A warehouse collapsed in northern New Taipei City, injuring three people, several media reported. Authorities in Japan and the Philippines issued tsunami warnings after the aftershocks on Wednesday morning. Residents rescue a child […]

Tsunami threat declared in the Philippines after earthquake in Taiwan

Tsunami threat declared in the Philippines after earthquake in Taiwan

Read ren.tv in The Philippines has issued a tsunami warning following a magnitude 7.5 earthquake in Taiwan. The Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Philippines reported this. The coastal areas of the Philippine islands will encounter high tsunami waves from the Pacific Ocean, according to the institute’s forecast. “Residents of coastal areas are strongly […]

At least 17 people died in accident in the Philippines

At least 17 people died in accident in the Philippines

At least 17 people died in a serious traffic accident in the southern Philippines on Monday. A minibus collided with a dump truck loaded with sand on a main road in Antipas on the Philippines’ second largest island of Mindanao, according to officials. Based on eyewitness accounts, the truck’s brakes appeared to have failed, according […]

US Secretary of State will travel to the Middle East region this week

US Secretary of State will travel to the Middle East region this week

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is traveling to the region this week to bring a ceasefire to the war between Israel and the Palestinian militant organization Hamas in the Gaza Strip and to increase humanitarian aid. Blinken will hold talks with Saudi Arabian officials in Jeddah on Wednesday before traveling to Cairo on Thursday, […]

37 people have died so far in landslides in the Philippines

37 people have died so far in landslides in the Philippines

The number of deaths in the landslide in the south of the Philippines has risen to at least 37. Rescuers and authorities said 63 people were still missing Sunday. There have been no survivors since Friday. According to officials, the landslide that occurred last Tuesday in the town of Maco on Mindanano island, about 1,000 […]

Girl and baby rescued from landslide in Philippines

Girl and baby rescued from landslide in Philippines

A three-year-old girl and a two-month-old baby were rescued alive, a few days after a landslide that killed many people in the southern Philippines, according to officials. Rescuers found the two by hand digging through rubble in the town of Maco on the island of Mindanao, Edward Macapili, disaster officer for Davao de Oro province, […]

Deaths in landslide in the Philippines

Deaths in landslide in the Philippines

The landslide caused by heavy rains in the south of the Philippines caused the death and injury of many people. Six people died in a crash on the island of Mindanao on Tuesday evening, the local civil protection agency announced in its preliminary report on Wednesday. 31 people were injured and more than 40 people […]

Filipino Catholics celebrate mega parade

Filipino Catholics celebrate mega parade

More than a million Christians in the Philippines walked barefoot in the capital Manila during one of the world’s largest religious festivals. Since the early hours of Tuesday morning (local time), worshipers have been paying their respects to the life-size statue of Jesus, dubbed the “Black Nazarene”, as it passes through the city in a […]

Russian Ambassador in Manila: the Philippines is discussing the topic of joining BRICS

Russian Ambassador in Manila: the Philippines is discussing the topic of joining BRICS

He clarified that the BRICS theme is being actively promoted in the republic. Photo: © Izvestia/Pavel Bednyakov Read ren.tv in The Philippines is actively discussing the topic of joining the BRICS+ union of states. This statement was made by the Russian Ambassador to Manila Marat Pavlov in an interview “Izvestia”. “I know that the BRICS […]