Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods up to 22

Twenty-two people have been killed and nearly 200,000 others evacuated as floods and landslides hit a southern Philippine region still recovering from a deadly 2012 typhoon, the government said on Tuesday.

Philippine Prez declares state of national calamity

Philippine President Benigno S Aquino III has declared a state of national calamity following the devastation brought by Typhoon Bopha (local name Pablo) in Southern Philippines.