Philippines

Three dead, 77,000 flee as storm pounds Philippines

TACLOBAN Philippines: At least three people were killed and tens of thousands were driven from their homes by floods as Tropical Storm Kai-Tak pounded the eastern Philippines on Saturday (Dec 16), cutting off power and triggering landslides, officials said. Kai-Tak, packing gusts of up to 110km .....

Sanofi urges Philippines to lift dengue vaccine suspension

MANILA: French pharmaceutical giant Sanofi on Monday (Dec 11) urged the Philippines to lift the suspension of its anti-dengue vaccine, insisting it was safe, but the government accused the firm of "dishonesty". Sales of Dengvaxia and a landmark public immunisation programme using the vaccine were ....