101 East

Living with the Dead in the Philippines

101 East meets the residents of Manila's cemeteries who have built lives and communities among the city's dead.

Environment

How a storm wiped out an entire Philippines village

Rural communities in the Philippines are trying to pick up the pieces after losing everything in Tropical Storm Tembin.

Villagers struggle in aftermath of Philippines storm

Philippines

Marawi: condition of displaced people worsened by storm

The plight of displaced people in Marawi has been made even worse now by the floods from Tropical Storm Tembin.

Philippines

Philippines storm: 'never experienced a flood like it'

The Philippine island of Mindanao was severely damaged by the tropical storm that hit the country on Friday and Saturday. Survivors tell of losing their homes after a storm the likes of which they've never seen.

Philippines

Probe ordered into Philippine shopping centre blaze

Criminal inquiry ordered into shopping centre tragedy in Mindanao even as island reels from effect of tropical storm.

Probe ordered into Philippine shopping centre fire

Weather

Death toll from Philippine landslides rises to 200

Rescue workers fear number of casualties will increase as Tropical Storm Tembin slams southern island of Mindanao.

Weather

Philippines landslides: A disaster waiting to happen

Death toll from the effects of Tropical Storm Tembin was made worse by human activity.

Philippines landslides: A disaster waiting to happen

Philippines

Philippines: Dozens feared dead in Davao mall fire

President Rodrigo Duterte breaks down in tears with victims as officials say 37 feared dead in southern city.

NCCC Mall: Dozens feared dead in shopping centre fire

Philippines

Philippines: Scores dead in landslides

At least 100 people are reported to have been killed as a tropical storm swept through the southern Philippines.

Asia Pacific

Manila's metro system under serious strain

The Philippine capital Manila has some of the worst traffic congestion in Asia.

Weather

5 days on, another tropical storm for the Philippines

Less than a week after a tropical storm crossed the Philippines, another one has already formed and is moving in.

5 days on, another tropical storm for the Philippines

Philippines

Ferry carrying 251 capsizes off Philippines

Casualties reported after ferry capsizes and sinks between Dinahican and Polillo Island in Quezon province.

Ferry carrying 251 capsizes off Philippines

Weather

Philippines region hit in 2013 struggles after new storm

The same region was ravaged by a powerful typhoon four years ago that claimed about 8,000 lives and destroyed millions of homes.

Philippines

Philippines: Indigenous people seek peace after attacks

Militiamen on southern Mindanao island continue to threaten indigenous Filipinos with violence.

Philippines: Indigenous people seek peace after attacks

Philippines

Philippines: Storm Kai-Tak's heavy rains hamper rescue

Tropical Storm Kai-Tak has caused landslides that killed at least 40. But rescue workers won't be able to help until the relentless rains slow.