At least 28 people are killed after the Typhoon Phanfone battered the Philippines. It led to the evacuation of more than 58,000 people.
A school official in Bicol Central Academy, a school in Libmanan, Camarines Sur, Philippines burned students' bags and other personal belongings as a punishment for students who violated the no-bag policy set for the school's event during that time. It was met with huge outrage from the netizens.
Flights are cancelled and evacuations are ordered for over 100,000 people in the North Central Coast of Vietnam, in preparation for Typhoon Doksuri. The system has already claimed four lives passing over the Philippines.
Environmentalists and netizens protest the planned construction of a Nickelodeon-themed underwater amusement park and resort by Viacom International Media Networks in Coron, Palawan, Philippines, despite claims by Viacom that the project would advocate marine resources conservation.