Manila trench - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Manila trench


Quake vulnerability a shaky issue for APEC

Feb 08, 2015 - 10:54 AM

Will the Philippines be able to recover its capital back if a major earthquake wrecks it? The chair of APEC s Senior Officials’ Meeting asks

URBAN SPRAWL. High-rise buildings and shanties in Pasay City, December 27, 2014. Francis R. Malasig/EPA

Miriam on EDCA, Manila earthquakes, de Lima on Ashley Madison | The wRap

Dec 01, 2014 - 7:28 PM

Senator Miriam Santiago tells the Senate: take a position on the Philippine US defense deal How vulnerable is the city of Manila to earthquakes? Justice Secretary Leila de Lima wants adultery site Ashley Madison blocked in the Philippines

How vulnerable is Manila to earthquakes?

Nov 30, 2014 - 10:10 AM

Home to around 1 6 million people the Malacañang Palace the Port of Manila and various historical sites it is highly vulnerable to earthquakes and other hazards

Manila holds drill for big quake that can 'happen in our lifetime'

Jul 02, 2014 - 4:22 PM

This is in anticipation of a 7 2 earthquake caused by the movement of the West Valley Fault and a tsunami that could result from the movement of the Manila Trench

RESCUE OPERATIONS. In this simulation, residents are cleaned off of hazardous materials from a vehicular accident result from the earthquake. Photo George Moya/ Rappler

[Pinoy Mind Map] Highs and lows

Aug 24, 2013 - 3:27 PM

The Philippines is remarkably rich in interestingly complex geological phenomena that invite — and deserve — further study