A man accused of spraying gasoline on a 73-year-old woman and
setting her ablaze in an elevator has been charged with
murder and arson, appearing in court with the left side of
his face blistered and burned, his upper lip swollen.
Manila emergency services and residents are cleaning up and
restoring electricity after a powerful typhoon unleashed
floodwaters that killed at least 18 people and sent huge
waves crashing over seawalls.