Storm Maring toll: 40 reported deaths, 22 towns, cities under state of calamity 

REPORTED deaths due to floods and landslides triggered by severe tropical storm Maring, with international name Kompasu, has reached 40 while 11 others were missing and five injured, based on the Oct. 18 report from the national disaster management agency.  Declarations of state of calamity have been issued in 22 localities, which would allow the release […]