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Manila district police force removed after teen deaths

Friday, September 15th 2017, 12:16

More than 1,000 officers will be relieved of duty amid investigations over three deaths.
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Philippine drug war: Profiting from death?

Thursday, September 14th 2017, 23:52
related places: Manila

A funeral parlour in Manila picks up victims of police drug raids to hold funerals for them.
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Duterte drug war: Philippines cuts rights body's budget to $20

Tuesday, September 12th 2017, 15:53

Critics say the funding cut is punishment for criticising President Duterte's war on drugs.
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Philippine President Duterte's son denies drugs role

Thursday, September 7th 2017, 12:50

Paolo Duterte said claims he was involved in smuggling crystal methamphetamine were baseless.
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Could new drug halt Philippine HIV rise?

Monday, September 4th 2017, 23:09

One man, 'Rodolfo', on his hopes that PrEP will help slow the spread of HIV in Philippines.
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Philippine mourners vent anger at Duterte's anti-drugs campaign

Saturday, August 26th 2017, 14:25
related places: Manila

The funeral of a teenager in Manila hears demands for an end to the president's anti-drugs drive.
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Nickelodeon scraps plan for underwater Philippines resort

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 13:06

It follows fierce criticism from environmentalists who said the plan would damage marine life.
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Philippines drug war: Manila bells ring out against drug killings

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 21:00
related places: Cubao, Manila

Churches in Cubao will ring their bells to protest against the drug war for five minutes every night.
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Brutal nightshift

Sunday, August 20th 2017, 0:24

Raffy Lerma is a photo-journalist documenting the nightly killings in the Philippines' government's war on drugs.
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Philippine drug war sees 'bloodiest night' of deaths

Wednesday, August 16th 2017, 5:57

Police killed 32 people, thought to be the highest single-day death toll in the war on drugs.
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Breastfeeding event attracts 2,000 mothers in Philippines

Saturday, August 5th 2017, 12:13

The mothers all breastfed their babies together to promote the health benefits of breast milk.
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Bertha, the world's 'oldest' hippo, dies at 65

Monday, July 10th 2017, 13:04

Manila Zoo's longest-living resident was one of the first to move in when it opened in the 1950s.
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Marawi: Journalist Adam Harvey hit in neck by stray bullet

Thursday, June 15th 2017, 10:25
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian journalist thought he had just been hit by shrapnel, as he covered Philippines fighting.
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Marawi siege: US special forces aiding Philippine army

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 9:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marawi

Special units are providing technical support in Marawi, easing recent strained relations.
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Air strike on jihadist targets in Marawi, Philippines

Saturday, June 10th 2017, 8:02
related places: Marawi

Fighting continues after militants linked to IS, seized parts of Marawi last month
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Asian nations make plastic oceans promise

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 23:05
related countries: China China, Thailand Thailand

China, Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines say they will act to stop plastic polluting the oceans.
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Money vanishes from Philippine bank accounts

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 4:44

The Philippines bank apologises after widespread customer reports of unauthorised withdrawals.
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Marawi siege: Philippine militants 'stockpiled food and weapons'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 4:21
related places: Marawi

Islamist militants in Marawi are hiding in tunnels with stockpiles of supplies, say officials.
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Marawi conflict: 'We were in hiding for 11 days'

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 2:24
related places: Marawi

A mother tells the BBC how she and her family were trapped after militants linked to so-called Islamic State seized the Philippine city of Marawi.
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Philippines police identify Manila casino killer

Sunday, June 4th 2017, 6:13
related places: Manila

Police say the man who killed at least 36 people was a Philippine national and not a terrorist.
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Resorts World Manila: Police release CCTV footage of gunman

Saturday, June 3rd 2017, 20:34

Police have not identified the attacker - but say the incident was a robbery, not a terror attack.
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Resorts World Manila: At least 36 bodies found at casino complex

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 12:10
related places: Manila

Police say the victims suffocated after a gunman set fire to casino tables and other furniture.
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Resorts World Manila: Gunman set himself on fire in room

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 2:24

Philippine police say a gunman who fired shots at a casino killed himself in one of the hotel rooms.
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Resorts World Manila: Shooting heard at tourist resort

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 0:10

Footage from an apartment behind Resorts World Manila captures the sound of gunfire.
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Resorts World Manila: Gunman sparks panic at Philippines hotel

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 23:22
related places: Manila

A suspected armed robber is dead after storming a Philippine casino and causing panic, police say.
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Held in Manila

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 21:34

A Saudi woman's attempt to flee home without a male guardian sparked an online campaign to help her.
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Philippines soldiers killed in 'friendly fire' air strike in Marawi

Thursday, June 1st 2017, 4:31
related places: Marawi

The accident happened in the city of Marawi where Islamists have clashed with the army.
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Philippine army 'makes gains' in Marawi Islamist battle

Monday, May 29th 2017, 9:09
related places: Marawi

Troops have been battling Islamist militants in the southern city of Marawi for the past week.
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Philippines' Duterte under fire for second rape joke

Saturday, May 27th 2017, 17:48

The Philippines president said soldiers were allowed to rape up to three women.
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Foreign fighters 'among Philippines militants'

Friday, May 26th 2017, 16:43

It is a rare admission by authorities that local jihadists are working with international groups.
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Inside the Philippines' 'baby factory'

Friday, May 26th 2017, 13:26

In the Philippines, one in 10 teenagers aged 15-19 are already mothers. This hospital has one of the world's largest maternity wards.
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Philippine President Duterte eyes nationwide martial law

Wednesday, May 24th 2017, 14:07

The warning comes after soldiers clashed with militants in the southern Philippines.
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'Movie star material'

Saturday, May 20th 2017, 0:30

The Philippine president's youngest son, who has eschewed politics, now has his own travel show.
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