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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

The Philippines' running priest

Saturday, September 17th 2011, 23:31

A Filipino priest finds a unique way to battle corruption
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Giant saltwater croc caught in the Philippines

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 7:33

A giant saltwater crocodile weighing more than a tonne is captured in the Philippines - maybe the biggest specimen ever captured, officials say.
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VIDEO: 'Largest' croc caught in Philippines

Tuesday, September 6th 2011, 6:35

A massive crocodile weighing one tonne has been caught by villagers in a remote area of the Philippines.
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VIDEO: Yo William! Filipino Shakespearean rap

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 18:02

Philippine theatre group use rap to reach students studying Shakespeare.
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Philippines economic growth slows

Wednesday, August 31st 2011, 5:42

Philippines economy slows more-than-expected in the second quarter as a slowdown in key markets hurts its manufacturing sector.
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Taiwan drenched by tropical storm

Monday, August 29th 2011, 8:08
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Torrential rains and fierce winds hit south-east Taiwan causing extensive disruption, as Tropical Storm Nanmadol roars across the island.
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Philippines typhoon kills eight

Sunday, August 28th 2011, 13:11
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Typhoon Nanmadol kills at least eight people in the Philippines and is heading to Taiwan, according to officials.
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VIDEO: Typhoon kills 6 in Philippines

Sunday, August 28th 2011, 1:24

Six people have been killed after Typhoon Nanmadol struck northern Philippines, causing severe flooding and landslides.
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Philippine Airlines to cut jobs

Friday, August 26th 2011, 4:07

Philippine Airlines announces 2,600 job cuts as it looks to restructure its operations in a bid to reduce losses.
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WTO rules on Filipino drink tax

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 5:12

The World Trade Organisation says a tax levied in the Philippines on imports of alcohol breaks global rules on free trade.
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Philippine governor survives bomb

Monday, August 15th 2011, 10:56

A Philippines regional governor, whose wife was among 57 people killed in a 2009 massacre, escapes unhurt after a car bomb explodes near his motorcade.
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Philippines senator takes seat after four-year wait

Friday, August 12th 2011, 0:40

A Philippine election candidate is declared winner of a Senate seat more than four years after the vote took place.
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Philippines acts on MILF fighting

Thursday, August 11th 2011, 8:15

The Philippines sends the army to tackle fighting among rival factions of the separatist rebel group the MILF.
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Fury at Philippine 'phallic' art

Monday, August 8th 2011, 15:36

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos joins a growing protest over an art exhibition pairing religious icons with phallic symbols.
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Philippine president meets rebels

Friday, August 5th 2011, 7:21

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has met the chief of the country's main Muslim separatist group, the MILF, the government says.
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Philippines reels at deadly storm

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 9:52

More than 20 people have been killed and tens of thousands displaced by floods and landslides caused by a severe tropical storm in the Philippines.
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VIDEO: Philippines hit by deadly floods

Wednesday, July 27th 2011, 2:25

Tens of thousands of people are forced to flee their homes in the Philippines after widespread flooding caused by a tropical storm.
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Deadly storm lashes Philippines

Tuesday, July 26th 2011, 14:21

A tropical storm hits the Philippines, killing at least nine people, causing floods and landslides, and forcing tens of thousands to flee their homes.
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White elephant

Sunday, July 24th 2011, 23:14

Philippine nuclear plant in quake zone is tourist destination
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Spratly Islands trip riles China

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 6:54
related countries: China China, Spratly Islands Spratly Islands
related places: Beijing

China says a visit by Philippine politicians to the Spratly Islands infringed Beijing's sovereignty, in a rumbling row over territory in the South China Sea.
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VIDEO: Who owns these islands?

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 5:09

Five Philippine congressmen have travelled to a group of disputed islands in the South China Sea on what they are calling a peace mission.
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Philippine MPs land on Spratlys

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 12:02
related countries: Spratly Islands Spratly Islands

Philippine congressmen visit a disputed island in the South China Sea and declare it "Philippine territory", amid angry protests from Chinese diplomats.
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Manila calling

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 16:02
related countries: India India

The Philippines looks to overtake India as outsourcing capital
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Philippine bishops to return SUVs

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 15:51
related places: Manila

Catholic bishops in the Philippines are to return sports utility vehicles received as gifts from government funds, a senate inquiry in Manila heard.
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Philippine rebels deny kidnapping

Wednesday, July 13th 2011, 7:11

The Philippine rebel MILF group denies kidnapping two Americans and a Filipino, and says it has mobilised a team to help search for the abductees.
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Philippines: US citizens snatched

Tuesday, July 12th 2011, 5:50
related countries: United States United States

Two US citizens and their Philippine relative are abducted by gunmen from their beach house on an island in the southern Philippines, police say.
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Philippines in China seas talks

Thursday, July 7th 2011, 2:56
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing, Rosario

The Philippine Foreign Secretary, Albert del Rosario, is visiting his counterpart in Beijing, with the ongoing row over the South China Sea set to dominate talks.
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Mayor filmed repeatedly punching sheriff

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 17:17

The Philippine authorities are investigating an attack by a city mayor on a sheriff during the demolition of a slum area.
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Tension over Saudi worker curbs

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 6:08
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia says it will stop issuing work permits for domestic workers from Indonesia and the Philippines, after a series of high-profile spats.
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