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VIDEO: Typhoon Koppu leads to mudslides

Monday, October 19th 2015, 9:43

Typhoon Koppu continues drench the northern Philippines causing mudslides.
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VIDEO: In the midst of typhoon's torrential rain

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 16:03
related places: Luzon

The BBC's David Shukman reports from Luzon in the Philippines, on the battle with high winds and intense rainfall after Typhoon Koppu makes landfall.
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VIDEO: Flood warnings for the Philippines

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 12:49

Typhoon Koppu has made landfall hitting the Philippines with rain and winds of up to 250 km/h (155 mph).
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Philippines hit by massive typhoon

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 11:52

Typhoon Koppu slams into the northern Philippines with at least one person confirmed dead and tens of thousands forced to evacuate.
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VIDEO: Typhoon Koppu hits the Philippines

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 22:49

Typhoon Koppu has made landfall in the Philippines, with rain and winds of more than 250 km/h (155 mph).
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Philippines examines hostages video

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 10:48
related countries: Norway Norway

The Philippine government is examining an online video that appears to show two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino who were kidnapped last month.
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VIDEO: Cheerleading toddler storms Philippines

Monday, October 12th 2015, 11:30

A toddler in the Philippines has become an internet star in her own country, thanks to her online cheerleading videos.
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Australia in Philippines asylum talks

Friday, October 9th 2015, 4:35
related countries: Australia Australia

Refugees who try to reach Australia illegally could be moved to the Philippines, under a deal being discussed between the two countries.
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Pacquiao to run for Philippine senate

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 6:24

Champion boxer Manny Pacquiao announces plans to run for a seat in the Philippines senate in 2016.
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Meat substitute Quorn sold for £550m

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 18:35

The meat substitute company Quorn Foods - advertised by Olympic Gold winner Mo Farrah - has been sold to a Philippines company for £550m ($831m).
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Gunmen kidnap tourists in Philippines

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 3:40
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: Mindanao

Two Canadians, a Norwegian and a local woman are kidnapped by gunmen from a resort in the Philippines island of Mindanao, says the army.
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Ten dead as typhoon hits Philippines

Sunday, August 23rd 2015, 12:17

Ten people are reported to have been killed as Typhoon Goni dumped torrential rain in the northern Philippines, causing landslides and floods.
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Philippine hostages escape in raid

Thursday, August 20th 2015, 6:44

Two coast guard personnel who were held hostage by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf escape during an army raid, say Philippine officials.
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Rare Philippine eagle shot dead

Wednesday, August 19th 2015, 11:14

A rare Philippine eagle has been shot dead just two months after finishing treatment for a previous gunshot and being released into the wild, conservationists say.
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Chris Brown promoter denies fraud

Friday, August 7th 2015, 10:06

Chris Brown's promoter refutes claims he defrauded an influential religious sect in the Philippines.
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Chris Brown arrives in China

Friday, July 24th 2015, 11:39

The singer is cleared to fly out of the Philippines after posting an Instagram video pleading with authorities to allow him to leave the country.
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Chris Brown can't leave Philippines

Thursday, July 23rd 2015, 5:27
related places: Manila

After being stopped from leaving Manila over a row with a Christian group, Chris Brown posts videos saying he didn't do anything wrong.
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VIDEO: Largest Zumba class breaks records

Sunday, July 19th 2015, 9:38
related places: Mandaluyong

A new world record has been set in Mandaluyong, Manila for the largest ever Zumba class held in a single venue.
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China protests at Philippine ship plan

Thursday, July 16th 2015, 4:22
related countries: China China

China is urging the Philippines to remove a ship which serves as a military outpost in the disputed South China Sea.
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UN set for South China Sea challenge

Tuesday, July 7th 2015, 8:20
related countries: China China

A UN tribunal is to begin deliberating whether it can hear a legal challenge over territorial claims in the South China Sea.
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Philippines confirms new Mers case

Monday, July 6th 2015, 6:35

The Philippines confirms its second case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), in a foreign man who arrived from Dubai.
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Charges over sunk Philippines ferry

Saturday, July 4th 2015, 7:58
related places: Leyte

Philippines police file murder charges against the owner and crew of a ferry that capsized off the coast of Leyte, killing at least 56 people.
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Deadly ferry sinking in Philippines

Thursday, July 2nd 2015, 15:18
related places: Ormoc

A passenger ferry carrying 173 people overturns outside the port of Ormoc in central Philippines, with at least 36 people reported killed.
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Philippine rebels hand over arms

Tuesday, June 16th 2015, 6:34

The Moro Islamic Liberation Front rebel group in the Philippines hands over its first batch of weapons, as it embarks on a peace process.
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Growth in Philippines slows sharply

Thursday, May 28th 2015, 4:03

Growth in the Philippine economy slowed in the first quarter of the year to its lowest annual pace since 2011.
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VIDEO: The Filipinos who make fake diplomas

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 6:33

Detectives investigating the killings at Stepping Hill Hospital flew to Victorino Chua's native Philippines, where their investigation has cast serious doubt over his medical qualifications.
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Manila factory fire toll rises to 72

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 8:06
related places: Manila

The death toll in a fire that destroyed a footwear factory in the Philippine capital, Manila, rises to 72, officials say.
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Many dead in Philippine factory fire

Thursday, May 14th 2015, 4:26
related places: Manila

More than 45 people are confirmed dead and 26 are missing after Wednesday's fire at a rubber shoe factory in the Philippine capital Manila.
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Philippines to boost Spratly tourism

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 6:27
related countries: China China

The Philippines military chief visits a South China Sea island at the heart of a territorial dispute with China, vowing to help boost tourism.
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VIDEO: Noul heads for Japan

Monday, May 11th 2015, 11:47
related countries: Japan Japan

Typhoon Noul is tracking towards Japan, after hammering the Philippines over the weekend. Philip Avery reports.
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Typhoon Noul hits the Philippines

Monday, May 11th 2015, 3:04

A powerful typhoon hits the north-east Philippines, killing two people, though officials say most people learned from past storms and evacuated.
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