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VIDEO: Philippines mayor's threat to criminals

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 23:43
related places: Davao

The leading presidential candidate in Philippines' elections has pledged to "kill criminals", continuing his tough stance as mayor of Davao.
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Philippines election: Populism, celebrity and ugly realities

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 23:35

Will the Philippines elections actually change anything?
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Final campaign rallies in Philippines

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 10:52
related places: Manila

Candidates in the Philippines presidential election hold rallies in the capital Manila ahead of Monday's vote.
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Cards Against Corruption: A game about the Philippines

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 0:18

Play a unique game about the Philippines
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Abu Sayyaf hostages make video plea

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 13:10
related countries: Canada Canada

Three hostages held by Islamist militants in the Philippines appear in a video pleading for their governments to meet the captors' demands.
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Fizzy drink polling in the Philippines

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 11:57

What fizzy drink choices say about Philippines election
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VIDEO: The Philippine election in emojis

Monday, May 2nd 2016, 23:04

The BBC's Rico Hizon conducts a rigorous poll to discover how Filipinos are feeling about the election - in emojis.
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A Snapchat journey in the Philippines

Friday, April 29th 2016, 4:39

A Snapchat journey in the Philippines begins
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Trudeau outrage at Philippines murder

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 9:32
related countries: Canada Canada

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemns the beheading of a Canadian hostage kidnapped by Islamist militants in the Philippines.
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Canadian hostage killed in Philippines

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 2:23
related countries: Canada Canada

A Canadian man held captive by Islamist militants for months in the Philippines is killed, in an act Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls "coldblooded murder".
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Duterte sorry for Philippine rape remark

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 7:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A leading Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte apologises for his comments about the rape and murder of a female Australian missionary.
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Storm over Philippines rape comments

Sunday, April 17th 2016, 12:57
related countries: Aruba Aruba

A video of leading Philippines presidential candidate Rodrigo Duterte joking about a murdered Australian rape victim provokes a storm of protest.
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US reveals joint patrols with Philippines

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 9:50
related countries: United States United States

The United States Navy is conducting rare joint patrols with the Philippines in the South China Sea, US officials reveal.
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Philippines clash kills 18 soldiers

Sunday, April 10th 2016, 5:18

The Philippines military says 18 soldiers have been killed in fierce fighting with Islamist militants in the south of the country.
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Marcos jewels used in corruption fight

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 3:11

A "virtual exhibit" of jewellery once owned by former first lady Imelda Marcos is being used as an anti-corruption campaign in the Philippines.
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Philippines seizes North Korean ship

Saturday, March 5th 2016, 12:32
related countries: North Korea North Korea

The Philippines says it has seized a North Korean cargo ship in the first enforcement of new UN sanctions targeting the country's nuclear programme.
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Body of German found in floating yacht

Monday, February 29th 2016, 18:45
related countries: Germany Germany

Police are investigating the death of a German sailor whose body was found slumped in a yacht drifting off the southern Philippines.
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Boxer Pacquiao apologises for gay slur

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 11:53

Philippine boxer and politician Manny Pacquiao apologises in the face of severe criticism for saying homosexuals are "worse than animals".
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Imelda Marcos's jewellery to be sold

Monday, February 15th 2016, 22:42

A $21m collection of jewellery that once belonged to the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, is to be sold at auction.
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Nine dead in Philippine militant clash

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 4:43

A soldier and eight Abu Sayyaf fighters have died in a clash to free hostages held by the Islamist militant group, the Philippine army says.
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China anger at Filipino island protest

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 1:02
related countries: China China

China expresses anger after Filipino protesters landed on a remote island controlled by the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea.
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Protesters visit disputed Spratly isle

Monday, December 28th 2015, 1:38
related countries: China China

Protesters land on a remote Philippine island in the disputed South China Sea, to highlight growing Chinese encroachment in the area.
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Rare eagle chick born in Philippines

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 7:34

A rare Philippine eagle chick has hatched in captivity, giving conservationists hope for the critically endangered bird.
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US marine guilty of transgender killing

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 9:48
related countries: United States United States

A US marine is found guilty of killing a Filipina transgender woman, in a case which has strained ties between the US and the Philippines.
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Anti-Apec protests take place in Manila

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 4:35
related places: Asia, Manila

Police and protesters clash on the streets of the Philippine capital Manila, where Asia-Pacific leaders are attending a trade summit.
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China 'must stop' land reclamation

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 12:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Manila

China must stop land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, US President Barack Obama says, as a summit of Asia Pacific nations opens in Manila.
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AlDub star hacked on social media

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 14:14

The Philippines arm of the Anonymous hacktivist group targets the social media accounts of actress Maine Mendoza, known for her popular television role as Yaya Dub.
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Philippines market fire 'kills 15'

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 6:20
related places: Zamboanga

Fifteen traders including four children have been killed in a fire at a public market in Zamboanga, police in the Philippines say.
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UN panel can rule on South China Sea

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 20:06
related countries: China China

A Hague-based arbitration panel rules that it can hear a case brought by the Philippines in its dispute with China over islands in the South China Sea.
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Philippines anger at 'bullet scam'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 17:31
related places: Manila

Philippine lawmakers call for an investigation following complaints of a "bullet scam" at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
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Two Chinese held over diplomat killings

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 12:02
related countries: China China

Philippine authorities say they will give China custody of the two suspects involved in the killing of two Chinese diplomats.
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