Rodrigo Duterte

Strong Earthquake Shook the Philippines, a Hotel Collapsed

A 6.8-magnitude earthquake was registered in the Philippines, Reuters reported citing the US Geological Survey.

The tremor was 37 kilometres west of Davao City, at a depth of 22 kilometres. So far, there are no reports of casualties and devastation, nor of a tsunami threat.

This is the third earthquake in the area since October 16.

Philippines’ Duterte vows to get to truth of deadly mall blaze

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte vowed Dec. 26 to get to the truth about a blaze in his home city that killed 37 call center workers.
He said he made the promise during a meeting on Monday night with the families of those killed in a shopping mall fire in the southern city of Davao.