MANILA - The storm surge not only destroyed houses and establishments on its path, but also claimed the lives of still undetermined number of people in Tacloban, one of the hardest-hit areas in Leyte.
Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano wants Janet Lim Napoles cited in contempt for allegedly lying during her testimony at the Senate Thursday.
MANILA - Super typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) is now considered one of the four most powerful typhoons ever recorded in the world, and the most intense to have made landfall, according to Jeff Masters, the director of meteorology at US-based Weather Underground.
MANILA - Metro Manila could be directly affected by the passage of super typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan) in the Philippines, the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) warned Thursday night.
Businesswoman Janet Lim Napoles, the alleged mastermind of a scandal involving billions of pesos in pork barrel funds, invoked her right to self-incrimination, said she forgot or otherwise clammed up while being questioned by senators during Thursday’s hearing.
MANILA (UPDATED) - Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago advised businesswoman Janet Napoles to spill the beans on the lawmakers in the pork scam or risk being killed.
MANILA (UPDATED) - Packing maximum sustained winds of 140 knots (259 kilometers per hour), "Yolanda" (international name Haiyan) has reached supertyphoon status comparable to a Category 5 cyclone in the Western hemisphere, American meteorologists said Wednesday.