Duterte visits quake-hit Ormoc

ORMOC CITY, Leyte — President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Thursday declared here that the government is by far on top of the situation in the aftermath of the 6.5 magnitude…

Duterte satisfied with gov’t response to Leyte quake

ORMOC CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte visited Ormoc City on Thursday, July 13, to personally assess the government’s efforts in Leyte following a 6.5-magnitude earthquake that devastated the province last…

Indonesian authorities say earthquake on Sumatra wounds more than 600

BALI — Over 600 people in Indonesia’s Aceh province were injured as a result of the 6.5-magnitude earthquake that occurred in the region on Wednesday, authorities said. In the Pidie…

Strongest quake in decades hits central Italy, devastating historic buildings

ROME — A 6.5-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy on Sunday, causing no victims, but destroying precious historic buildings. It was the fourth strong seismic event since late August, and the…