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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 murder charge for marine

Monday, December 15th 2014, 12:41
related countries: United States United States

Prosecutors in the Philippines charge a US marine with murder in connection with the death of a Filipino transgender woman.
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VIDEO: 'Lives saved' as Hagupit nears Manila

Monday, December 8th 2014, 19:33
related places: Manila

Hundreds of volunteers in Manila are helping to bag up food supplies for areas which may be cut off by Tropical storm Hagupit.
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Weakened storm Hagupit nears Manila

Monday, December 8th 2014, 12:54

Tropical Storm Hagupit weakens as it sweeps across the Philippines towards Manila, after leaving 21 dead and forcing a million to seek shelter.
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VIDEO: Returning to typhoon-hit homes

Monday, December 8th 2014, 10:44

People displaced by Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines have been returning to their devastated homes.
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Typhoon sweeps across Philippines

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 14:59

Close to a million people take shelter as Typhoon Hagupit sweeps across the Philippines, toppling trees and threatening coastal areas.
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Philippines typhoon makes landfall

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 18:38

The powerful Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines where over half a million people have fled coastal towns.
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Swiss hostage flees in Philippines

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 17:21
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss hostage Lorenzo Vinciguerra escapes from Abu Sayyaf militants who have held him for nearly three years in the Philippines, officials say.
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Powerful typhoon nears Philippines

Friday, December 5th 2014, 13:12

Tens of thousands seek shelter as powerful Typhoon Hagupit heads towards parts of the Philippines devastated by a storm last year.
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Philippines economy slows sharply

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 5:21

Growth in the Philippine economy slowed sharply in the third quarter due to weaker growth in all sectors, the government announces.
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Nine Chinese convicted of poaching

Monday, November 24th 2014, 9:05
related countries: China China

A Philippines court find nine Chinese fishermen guilty of poaching 500 endangered sea turtles in a disputed area of the South China Sea.
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Philippines remembers 2009 massacre

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 5:19

The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".
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Philippines sentences over 1996 fire

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 10:16
related places: Quezon City

Nine people are handed jail terms for corruption over 1996 Philippines night club fire in which 162 died, one of the world's worst such blazes.
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VIDEO: Lights mark typhoon anniversary

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 20:54

Candles, torches and paper lanterns light up the night in the Philippines to mark the one year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan.
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Philippines marks Haiyan anniversary

Saturday, November 8th 2014, 7:45

Thousands in the Philippines town of Tacloban take part in a memorial walk - a year since Typhoon Haiyan killed more than 7,000 people.
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VIDEO: Haiyan survivors homeless one year on

Friday, November 7th 2014, 21:32

One year on from Typhoon Haiyan, many survivors in the Philippines are still living in temporary shelters and struggling to make ends meet.
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Haiyan party cancelled after uproar

Thursday, November 6th 2014, 9:34

The organisers of a fundraising dance event marking one year since Typhoon Haiyan devastated central Philippines cancel it after a backlash.
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US Marine held for Philippine murder

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 4:22
related countries: United States United States

A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman in the Philippines is moved to a Philippine army base, but fails to attend an initial hearing.
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Philippines feels force of China travel warning

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 0:33
related countries: China China

China travel warning baffles Philippine resorts
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Philippine militants release Germans

Friday, October 17th 2014, 15:14
related countries: Germany Germany

The Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, releases two German hostages captured in April, local officials say.
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Syria peacekeeping 'impossible'

Wednesday, October 1st 2014, 12:14
related countries: Syria Syria

The Philippines says it will not participate in "impossible or unclear" UN peacekeeping missions after a rebel ambush in the Syrian Golan Heights.
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Marcos art seized in Philippines

Tuesday, September 30th 2014, 14:03

Artworks belonging to former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos are seized by authorities who claim they were acquired with embezzled state funds.
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Philippine rebels threaten hostages

Wednesday, September 24th 2014, 18:44
related countries: Germany Germany

A Philippines-based militant group, Abu Sayyaf, threatens to kill two German hostages it captured in April.
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Philippines storm displaces 200,000

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 16:34

Tropical storm Fung-Wong brings flooding, heavy rains and high winds to the Philippines, forcing some 200,000 people from their homes.
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VIDEO: Devastating floods hit Philippines

Saturday, September 20th 2014, 12:07

Rains and floods from tropical storm Fung-Wong have left at least five dead in Philippines, and more than 200,000 people displaced.
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Manila floods: Thousands evacuated

Friday, September 19th 2014, 7:50
related places: Manila

Thousands of people are evacuated in the Philippine capital Manila and nearby provinces as tropical storm Fung-Wong brings floods.
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Thousands flee Philippines volcano

Tuesday, September 16th 2014, 12:40

Thousands of people are evacuated as one of the most active volcanoes in the Philippines, Mount Mayon, begins spewing lava.
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Scores rescued from Philippine ferry

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 7:02

At least 100 people are rescued after a ferry sinks in bad weather in the central Philippines, but at least two have died and an unknown number are missing.
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Ferry sinks in central Philippines

Sunday, September 14th 2014, 1:58

At least 100 people are rescued after a ferry sinks in bad weather in the central Philippines, but an unknown number are missing.
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Philippines 'foils anti-China plot'

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 9:13
related countries: China China
related places: Manila

Philippine police arrest three men suspected of planning "anti-China" firebomb attacks at several locations in Manila, officials say.
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