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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

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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Philippine troops in Syria rescued

Sunday, August 31st 2014, 4:26
related countries: Syria Syria

Thirty-two Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are rescued, and another 40 escape, but 44 Fijians are held captive.
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Philippine Syria troops 'attacked'

Saturday, August 30th 2014, 15:58
related countries: Syria Syria

A group of Philippine peacekeepers trapped by rebels in the Syrian Golan Heights are "under attack", the Philippine defence minister says.
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Philippines sees economy pick up

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 6:31

The Philippine economy grew faster than expected in the three months to June, expanding by 6.4% from a year earlier.
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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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