A resident checks his damaged house at Laurel, Batangas province on Tuesday. Photo: AP

Taal Volcano: as Philippines races to evacuate residents, some decide to stay home

  • With an eruption imminent, officials are racing against time to evacuate people living near the volcano, but some residents are staying put
  • Meanwhile, stocks of face masks in Manila have run low, prompting one official to suggest that people should fashion their own using undergarments
Topic |   Taal Volcano
A resident checks his damaged house at Laurel, Batangas province on Tuesday. Photo: AP
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