‘Rosita’ worsens north Luzon’s landslide risk: geologist

MANILA — Landslides may recur in Northern Luzon due, this time, to Typhoon Rosita, which the weather bureau has forecast to strike on Tuesday (Oct. 30), a government geologist has warned.…

Mine worker rescued from collapsed tunnel in SoCot

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — Disaster responders on Thursday rescued a mine worker who was trapped for about 42 hours inside a collapsed tunnel at a gold rush village in T’boli town…

PH needs more air assets for disaster ops

MANILA — Aircraft that can be used for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) missions, along with medium-lift and attack helicopters, are the assets needed the most by the Armed Forces…

Trump congratulates Thai Navy Seals on rescue of teenagers from cave

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump congratulated on Tuesday the Thai Navy Seals on the successful rescue of 12 teenage boys and their coach from a flooded cave, where they were…

More rescue teams dispatched to Siargao: DOT

  MANILA — The Department of Tourism (DOT), in coordination with the local government of Siargao, has dispatched more rescue teams to the top tourist destination for surfers, a day after…

3 La Union Treasure Hunters Buried Alive

  CAMP DIEGO SILANG, La Union – A father and son and another companion, who were allegedly digging for treasures, were trapped dead inside a 50-feet deep hole they were…