Magnitude-4.1 quake jolts parts of Leyte
The tremor struck at a depth of 5 kilometers at 7:20 p.m. around 12 kilometers northeast of Ormoc City.
Intensity IV was recorded in Ormoc City and Albuerra, Leyte.Read more: ABS-CBN News
Parts of Luzon to have rain from southwest monsoon on August 14WeatherAlert: Scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms will persist due to the southwest monsoon on Wednesday, August 14.
China, India diplomats meet amid tensions over KashmirTop Indian and Chinese diplomats have met in Beijing amid increased tensions over New Delhi’s move to change the legal status of territory it controls in Kashmir, part of which China claims as its own.
Hong Kong stocks dive as protests rumble, China anger builds | The Manila TimesHONG KONG: Hong Kong stocks tumbled Tuesday as protests that have jolted the city for more than two months fuel political and economic uncertainty, with China's growing frustration leading to worries it will take a tougher line with the standoff.
Muslim pilgrims converge on Jamarat for ritual stoning of the devilMuslims from around the world hurled pebbles at a giant wall in a symbolic stoning of the devil on Sunday, the start of the riskiest part of the annual haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, where hundreds died in a crush four years ago.
Death toll from Indian floods reaches 147, hundreds of thousands evacuatedThe death toll from floods in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra rose to 147, state authorities said on Sunday, as rescue teams raced to evacuate people and waters submerged parts of a world heritage site.
Labella to PROBE, market authority: Intensify cleanup drive in markets, streetsCEBU CITY, Philippines — “Intensify the cleanup operations of the city’s public markets and clear the streets of vendors.” This is Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella’s latest marching orders to the Public, Restoration, Order, Beautification and Enhancement (PROBE) team, and the City Market Authority. Labella said he issued the order not only as a part […]