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News: Philippines

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

Philippines battles flood damage

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 23:32

Philippines authorities struggles to deal with the aftermath of devastating Typhoon Washi, as unidentified bodies are buried amid health concerns.
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VIDEO: Mass graves for Philippines dead

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 17:43

Mass graves are being used for those that died in the weekend's storm that hit the Philippines, killing nearly 1,000 people.
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Philippines floods are 'calamity'

Tuesday, December 20th 2011, 9:45

Philippines President Benigno Aquino declares a national calamity as he visits areas devastated by storms that claimed nearly 1,000 lives.
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VIDEO: Thousands need aid in Philippines

Monday, December 19th 2011, 20:41
related places: Mindanao

Aid agencies in the Philippines are trying to reach more than 120,000 people affected by flash flooding on the island of Mindanao.
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Thousands need aid in Philippines

Monday, December 19th 2011, 17:23

Disaster agencies in the Philippines attempt to provide help to thousands of survivors of flash floods in which at least 972 people died.
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A Philippine Christmas to forget

Monday, December 19th 2011, 17:21

Filipinos struggle to attend to both living and dead in flood aftermath
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Mass burial for Philippines dead

Monday, December 19th 2011, 1:53
related places: Mindanao

A mass burial is being organised in the Philippines for scores killed by flash floods, which left at least 650 dead on the southern island of Mindanao.
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Somali piracy takes heavy toll on Philippine sailors

Monday, December 19th 2011, 0:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Somali piracy takes a heavy toll on Filipino mariners
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VIDEO: Philippines flood clean-up begins

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 18:05

Soldiers and volunteers are still searching for 800 people reported missing on the Philippines Mindanao island, as survivors begin to rebuild their homes and lives after floods triggered by Tropical Storm Washi.
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Philippines flood toll passes 650

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 13:40

More than 650 people are dead and hundreds more missing after floods triggered by a tropical storm sweep through the southern Philippines
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Philippines steps up flood rescue

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 11:51

Rescuers are still searching for survivors after floods in the southern Philippines leave more than 650 people dead and some 800 more missing.
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In pictures: Philippine flood devastation

Sunday, December 18th 2011, 10:21

Villages flattened by flash floods in southern Philippines
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Philippines storm kills hundreds

Saturday, December 17th 2011, 17:19

A tropical storm kills at least 430 people in the Philippines, as night-time flash floods catch many people in their beds.
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VIDEO: Hundreds dead in Philippines floods

Saturday, December 17th 2011, 15:42
related places: Mindanao

More than 400 people have been killed and hundreds more are missing after a tropical storm caused devastating floods on the southern Philippines island of Mindanao.
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VIDEO: Philippines steps up flood rescue

Saturday, December 17th 2011, 8:31

Rescuers are continuing the search for survivors after floods killed more than 400 people and left many others missing in the southern Philippines.
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VIDEO: Inside a Philippines maternity ward

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 5:01
related places: Manila

As the Philippines government moves to provide free contraception to those who want it, BBC News takes a look at a busy maternity ward in Manila.
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VIDEO: Philippine contraception bill debate

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 4:12

The BBC's Kate McGeown reports from the Philippines, where a family-planning bill is pitting church against state.
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Fierce debate over Philippine contraception bill

Thursday, December 15th 2011, 0:10

Philippines contraception law divides the country
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Philippines sees fall in exports

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 3:38

Philippines exports fall by 14.6% in October as shipments of electronic goods, the country's biggest export, plunge.
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Philippines top judge impeached

Monday, December 12th 2011, 18:36

The Philippine Congress impeaches the country's Chief Justice Renato Corona for allegedly betraying public trust.
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VIDEO: Philippines shanty town hit by plane

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 16:45

A small plane has crashed into a school building in the Philippines, leaving at last 13 people dead.
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US teenager 'free' in Philippines

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 15:35
related countries: United States United States

Kevin Lunsmann, a 14-year-old US citizen, captured by suspected Muslim rebels five months ago is now free, say reports.
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Philippines plane in school crash

Saturday, December 10th 2011, 13:08
related places: Manila, Paranaque

A small plane crashes in the Philippines into a school in Paranaque near the capital, Manila, killing at least 13 people - including two children.
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VIDEO: Deadly blast at Philippines hotel

Monday, November 28th 2011, 7:13

An explosion has ripped through a small hotel in the southern Philippines, killing three people and injuring at least 27 more.
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Deadly blast at Philippines hotel

Monday, November 28th 2011, 6:04

An explosion hits a hotel in the southern Philippines, killing two people and injuring several more, most of whom are said to be wedding guests.
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Gloria Arroyo 'can quit hospital'

Friday, November 25th 2011, 7:17

Philippines former President Gloria Arroyo, under arrest for election fraud, is healthy enough to leave hospital, her doctors tell court.
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Arroyo arrested on fraud charges

Friday, November 18th 2011, 11:57

Philippines former President Gloria Arroyo is arrested on her hospital bed in Manila, accused of electoral fraud.
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VIDEO: Clinton targeted in Philippines protest

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 12:46
related countries: United States United States

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been targeted by anti-US protesters during a visit to the Philippines.
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Arroyo halted at Manila airport

Tuesday, November 15th 2011, 14:57
related places: Manila

Former Philippine President Gloria Arroyo is stopped from boarding a plane out of Manila, despite a court overturning her travel ban.
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