A bus plunges into a 100 metre ravine in the Philippines Benguet province resulting in 39 deaths.
Disinfection begins in La Trinidad, the capital of the Philippines province Benguet, in an effort to contain the coronavirus.
In the Philippines, Typhoon Mangkhut triggers a landslide in Itogon, Benguet, with more than 40 bodies found.
Scientists announce, through the "Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America", that live specimens of the rare "Kuphus polythalamia" (giant shipworm) have been discovered for the first time in the Philippines.
An Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation bus falls into a ravine near the town of Penukonda in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh killing at least 20 people.
At least 24 Pakistan Army soldiers are killed and 5 are injured after their bus crashes into a ravine in Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
The Philippines warns citizens about Typhoon Bopha expected to make landfall on Tuesday, December 4. [http:--www.mercurynews.com-breaking-news-ci_22110476-philippines-braces-powerful-typhoon (AP via Mercury News)]date=August 2019
A search and rescue team recovers the body of former Philippines Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo after a crash that claimed his life and two others on Saturday off Masbate.
A standoff between Chinese and Filipino ships at the Scarborough Shoal in the South China Sea continues.
A bomb attack on a bus on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao kills at least seven people.