Extreme weather caused by Typhoon Rammasun (locally named Glenda in the Philippines) has killed 27 people in Vietnam, with the storm unleashing flash floods, landslides and lightning strikes, authorities said Tuesday.
Typhoon Matmo (locally named Henry in the Philippines) churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.
By Nestor Corrales
Amid Israel’s air attacks on Gaza Strip, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has implemented a mandatory evacuation for Filipinos.
Singapore has warned maid employment agencies in the city-state against “undignified” advertising following complaints by rights groups that domestic workers are being marketed as commodities.
Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas said Wednesday his detention by US border agents in Texas was just an example of the risks that undocumented immigrants face every day in America.