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Super typhoon cuts power, unleashes landslides in northern Philippines

Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 11:16

The year`s most powerful typhoon slammed into the Philippines` northernmost islands on Saturday, cutting communication and power lines, triggering landslides and inundating rice fields, officials said.

5.8 quake rocks northern Philippines: USGS

Last Updated: Thursday, April 11, 2013, 08:45

The Philippines sits on the Pacific Ring of Fire, where continental plates collide, causing frequent seismic and volcanic activity.