Tacloban airport resumes full operations

December 17, 2017 2:35 pm

The Tacloban Airport has resumed its full operation at 5 a.m. on Sunday after the area has been cleared of obstructions. The Department of Transportation (DoTr) on Friday temporarily suspended the airport’s operation after fallen trees blocked the access road leading to the airport as tropical storm “Urduja” battered Visayas....

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Death toll rises to 45 in storm-hit Philippines

December 20, 2015 10:53 pm

The rain was caused by a cold front, dragged into the country by typhoon Melor and tropical depression Onyok which hit the Philippines in succession last week. Floods almost three meters (nine feet) deep covered some riverside areas north of the capital Manila as heavy rain kept falling, civil defense...

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