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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

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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Philippines in worker country ban

Wednesday, November 2nd 2011, 15:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, India India

The Philippines orders a ban on the deployment of its workers to 41 countries, including Afghanistan, Iraq and India.
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Glee star's dad dies in stabbing

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 16:51

Charice Pempengco, Sunshine from Glee, has pulled out of gigs after her dad was killed in the Philippines.
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Thousands flee Philippine bombing

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 13:46

Thousands of Filipinos are fleeing a military offensive against Muslim rebels and criminal gangs in the south, on a second day of air strikes, reports say.
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Philippine military bombs rebels

Monday, October 24th 2011, 22:19

Military forces in the Philippines have carried out their first air strikes for three years on Muslim separatist rebels in the south.
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Philippines row over sex tourism

Saturday, October 8th 2011, 9:42
related countries: United States United States

The US ambassador to the Philippines, Harry Thomas, apologises for saying that 40% of male tourists visit the country for sex.
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VIDEO: Filipinos trapped by floods

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 11:53

Rescuers battle to reach areas affected by floods in the Philippines, which have left people are trapped on rooftops.
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Philippine kidnap victim is freed

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 7:09
related countries: United States United States

A Filipino-American woman, seized in the southern Philippines in July, is released, but her son and nephew are still being held.
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Recovery in storm-hit Philippines

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 7:21

The Philippines begins to recover from two typhoons in a week, amid a threat of more flash floods and landslides from the second, Typhoon Nalgae.
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VIDEO: Second typhoon in days hits Philippines

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 1:29

Typhoon Nalgae has brought devastation to the Philippines, killing one person and bringing fresh misery for more than a million people trapped by earlier storm floods.
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Philippines hit by second typhoon

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 14:26

The second typhoon to hit the Philippines in less than a week slams into the north of the country with many areas still flooded by the earlier storm.
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Hong Kong maid wins landmark case

Friday, September 30th 2011, 11:32
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong's High Court rules that a domestic helper from the Philippines should be allowed to apply for permanent residency.
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Philippines cleans up after storm

Wednesday, September 28th 2011, 4:10
related places: Luzon

A huge clean-up operation gets under way in the Philippines after Typhoon Nesat leaves 18 dead and many others missing on the main island, Luzon.
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Powerful typhoon hits Philippines

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 15:40
related places: Manila

A powerful typhoon strikes the Philippines, triggering floods and power cuts, with at least 16 people - including children - reported dead.
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In pictures: Philippines lashed by Typhoon Nesat

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 10:10

Typhoon Nesat wreaks havoc in the Philippines
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VIDEO: E-trikes to cut fuel costs

Monday, September 26th 2011, 16:54
related places: Manila

Traditional rickshaws are giving way to electric tricycles on the streets of the Philippines capital, Manila.
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Ambush in Philippines 'kills 15'

Sunday, September 25th 2011, 9:40

Thirteen suspected Islamic militants and two soldiers are killed in a clash in the southern Philippines, according to the army.
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VIDEO: How bottles bring light to world's poorest

Monday, September 19th 2011, 1:31

A simple initiative in the Philippines is bringing a bit of brightness into the lives of the country's poorest people.
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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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