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We have started to collect the most important news related to Philippines in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Philippines: news

Filipinos urged to leave Libya

Thursday, July 31st 2014, 17:11
related countries: Libya Libya

A top diplomat from the Philippines is to oversee the evacuation of 13,000 citizens from Libya after a Filipino worker was beheaded and a nurse raped.
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Philippine ambush leaves many dead

Monday, July 28th 2014, 9:55

Gunmen said to be from the Abu Sayyaf militant group attack two vehicles in the southern Philippines, killing at least 18 people.
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Monster typhoon buffets south China

Sunday, July 20th 2014, 10:28
related countries: China China

The biggest typhoon to hit southern China in 40 years kills at least 17 people, after wreaking death and destruction on the Philippines.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Rammasun batters Philippines

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 6:17

At least 20 people have been killed and hundreds of thousands of people evacuated in the Philippines as as Typhoon Rammasun continues to batter the country.
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Typhoon kills 38 in Philippines

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 6:01

A powerful storm that battered the central Philippines has killed 38 people and left millions without power.
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Typhoon batters central Philippines

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 23:27

A powerful storm hits the central Philippines, killing at least 20 people and forcing thousands of others to evacuate.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Rammasun lands in Philippines

Wednesday, July 16th 2014, 12:27
related places: Manila

Typhoon Rammasun, also known as Glenda, has hit Manila, the capital of the Philippines, toppling trees and power lines.
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Filipinos ignore Catholic teaching

Sunday, May 25th 2014, 0:23

Is Philippine Catholic church's influence on the wane?
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Manila and Jakarta agree on border

Friday, May 23rd 2014, 12:46
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia
related places: Jakarta

The Philippines and Indonesia settle a 20-year dispute by agreeing on where the maritime border between the two countries should be.
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VIDEO: Philippines grows despite disaster

Thursday, May 22nd 2014, 1:02

Linda Yueh explains how the Philippines' economy has achieved remarkable growth despite the devastating typhoon last year.
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The Philippines' forgotten generation

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 22:05
related countries: United States United States

The Filipinos fathered by long departed US servicemen
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From selling peanuts to making a mint

Friday, May 16th 2014, 14:54

The remarkable success story of a Philippines businesswoman
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Vietnam and China ships 'collide'

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 11:57
related countries: China China

Vietnamese naval ships and Chinese vessels collide in a disputed part of the South China Sea, as Beijing seeks to set up an oil rig, Vietnam says.
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Marcos musical set for London stage

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 15:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's musical about ex-Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos is to be staged at London's National Theatre, the show's director says.
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US-Philippine military drills begin

Monday, May 5th 2014, 7:26
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Manila

About 5,500 troops from the United States and the Philippines begin an annual military exercise, amid tensions between Manila and China.
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Arrests over Philippine 'sextortion'

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 7:42

Police in the Philippines say they have arrested dozens of suspects linked to an online cybersex blackmail syndicate.
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Philippine clashes leave 15 dead

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 7:17

Heavy fighting in the southern Philippines results in the deaths of 14 militants and one soldier, military officials say.
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VIDEO: Protests flare at Obama's Asia pact

Monday, April 28th 2014, 23:56
related countries: China China, United States United States
related places: Asia

US President Barack Obama says the US is not trying to contain, or counter China, just hours after he agreed a new defence agreement with the Philippines.
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Obama hails Philippines defence pact

Monday, April 28th 2014, 9:58
related countries: United States United States

Obama says a Philippine military pact expanding US troop presence will promote stability - and says the US is not trying to contain China.
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Manila and HK resolve hostage row

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014, 12:17
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong
related places: Manila

The Philippines and Hong Kong agree to resolve a row over a 2010 bus hijacking in Manila that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead.
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British man shot dead in Philippines

Tuesday, April 22nd 2014, 9:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British man who opened a scuba diving business in the Philippines is shot dead.
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Philippine court backs birth control

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 11:12

The Supreme Court in the Philippines approves a birth control law, despite a fierce fight by the influential Catholic Church.
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Case filed against China sea claims

Monday, March 31st 2014, 4:08
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

The Philippines submits evidence to a UN tribunal hearing its case against China's territorial claims in the South China Sea, despite warnings from Beijing.
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China sea spat captured on camera

Sunday, March 30th 2014, 6:27
related countries: China China

A Chinese navy vessel harasses a Philippine supply boat off a disputed island, in a spat witnessed by Western journalists on board.
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Philippines landmark accord signed

Thursday, March 27th 2014, 10:44
related places: Asia

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebel group in the Philippines signs a peace deal with the government, ending one of Asia's longest conflicts.
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Manila in China blockade protest

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 10:38
related countries: China China

The Philippines lodges a protest with China, accusing its coastguard of preventing two civilian vessels reaching sailors on a disputed shoal.
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Manila in China water cannon protest

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 11:31
related countries: China China

The Philippines lodges a protest with China over reports Chinese coast guard fired a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near disputed territory.
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China accused of firing water canon

Monday, February 24th 2014, 12:12
related countries: China China

A Chinese vessel fired a water cannon at Filipino fishermen near a disputed shoal in the South China Sea, the top Philippine military chief says.
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Philippines thanks world for aid

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 8:54

The Philippines commissions billboards in some of the world's prime advertising sites to thank people for their help after Typhoon Haiyan.
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