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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

Gunmen kill 15 in the Philippines

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 6:55

At least 15 men are killed in the southern Philippines when gunmen open fire on three boats, in what military officials say was fishing turf rivalry.
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Historic trial in the Philippines

Monday, January 16th 2012, 7:20

The Philippines begins its first-ever impeachment trial of the chief judge of the Supreme Court.
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VIDEO: Clashes over Manila slum demolition

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 21:47
related places: Manila

The demolition of a shanty town in Manila leads to violent clashes between residents and the police.
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Manila complains over China ships

Sunday, January 8th 2012, 10:45
related countries: China China, Spratly Islands Spratly Islands

The Philippines accuses China of intruding into its waters around the disputed Spratly islands after three ships are spotted in December.
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Search after Philippine landslide

Friday, January 6th 2012, 4:27

Rescue teams continue to search for up to 150 people thought to be missing after a landslide struck a mining village in the southern Philippines.
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Philippines landslide 'kills 25'

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 7:09

At least 25 people die and 150 more are missing after a landslide triggered by rains hits a mining village in the southern Philippines, officials say.
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Ransom sought for Australian man

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 3:32
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Kidnappers holding an Australian man in the southern Philippines demand $2m (£1.3m) in ransom for his release, in a video message sent to his wife.
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Disease in flood-hit Philippines

Tuesday, January 3rd 2012, 4:28

At least five people die of leptospirosis and dozens are diagnosed with the illness in the aftermath of Typhoon Washi in the southern Philippines, officials say.
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AUDIO: Children of the Philippines flood

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 15:38
related places: Mindanao

The Mindanao manager for Save The Children told Radio 5 live how they were helping children affected by the flood damage.
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Philippine flood toll rises again

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 12:26

A total of 1,249 people are now known to have died in the flash floods in the Philippines triggered by Typhoon Washi more than a week ago, officials say.
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VIDEO: Human cost of Philippines floods

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 14:19
related places: Mindanao

The Philippines government is trying to get to grips with the the human cost of massive floods that have devastated the southern island of Mindanao.
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Philippines missing 'over 1,000'

Friday, December 23rd 2011, 5:53

The Philippines government says 1,079 people are still missing in the wake of Typhoon Washi, already known to have killed more than 1,000.
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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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