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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

VIDEO: Shanty town in Manila burns

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015, 0:38
related places: Manila

More than 400 homes have gone up in a flames in a shanty town in the Philippine capital of Manila.
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US pays Philippines over reef damage

Wednesday, February 18th 2015, 3:20
related countries: United States United States

The US pays 87m pesos ($1.97m: £1.28m) to the Philippines over damage caused to a protected reef by a US Navy ship.
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VIDEO: Getting around Manila in a wheelchair

Monday, February 16th 2015, 21:23
related places: Manila

For those using wheelchairs, getting from A to B in a city with next to no transport facilities for those living with disabilities is nearly impossible.
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Top suspect 'likely dead' in Philippines

Wednesday, February 4th 2015, 18:58

The FBI says that one of its "most wanted terrorists" is likely to have been killed in a police raid in the Philippines.
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Philippine mourning for slain police

Friday, January 30th 2015, 12:01

The Philippines holds a day of mourning for 44 police commandos killed in a clash with Muslim rebels, as police sought terror suspects.
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Philippine police killed in clashes

Monday, January 26th 2015, 10:28

Dozens of police commandos are killed as they storm a village controlled by Islamist rebels in Maguindanao province, southern Philippines, say officials.
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Philippines 'hid homeless from Pope'

Friday, January 23rd 2015, 12:52

The government in the Philippines is facing calls for an inquiry after it temporarily relocated homeless people during Pope Francis' visit.
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Pope leaves Asia after record crowds

Monday, January 19th 2015, 7:53
related countries: Italy Italy
related places: Asia, Rome

Crowds again line the motorcade route to bid farewell to Pope Francis after a five-day visit to the Philippines.
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VIDEO: Pope waves goodbye to Philippines

Monday, January 19th 2015, 4:31
related places: Asia

Pope Francis leaves the Philippines at the end of his six-day tour of Asia.
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VIDEO: Record crowds brave rain for Pope

Monday, January 19th 2015, 1:53
related places: Manila

An estimated six million people in the Philippines' capital, Manila, have defied the rain to hear Pope Francis celebrate an outdoor Mass.
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Six million attend Pope Manila Mass

Sunday, January 18th 2015, 13:46
related places: Manila

Six million people are estimated to have attended Pope Francis' Mass in Manila or lined the Papal route, on his last full day in the Philippines.
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Storm shortens Pope Tacloban visit

Saturday, January 17th 2015, 11:47
related places: Tacloban

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Philippine city of Tacloban, devastated by a 2013 typhoon, but a storm forces him to leave early.
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VIDEO: Pope's Mass in typhoon-hit Tacloban

Friday, January 16th 2015, 16:13
related places: Asia, Tacloban

Half a million people are expected to attend a Mass in Tacloban, Philippines, with Pope Francis on Saturday as part of his tour of of Asia.
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Pope in Manila says 'end corruption'

Friday, January 16th 2015, 16:00
related places: Manila

On the first full day of his Philippine trip, Pope Francis urges leaders to fight corruption, but President Aquino has his own criticism of the Church.
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VIDEO: Pope Francis greets worshippers

Friday, January 16th 2015, 5:38
related places: Manila

Pope Francis has started his official visit to the Philippines with a rousing welcoming ceremony in the capital, Manila.
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Ecstatic crowds greet Pope in Manila

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 15:37
related places: Tacloban

Pope Francis is greeted by several hundred thousand cheering people who wait several hours in steaming heat for his arrival in the Philippines.
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VIDEO: Pope loses hat in windy Manila

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 14:50
related places: Manila

Pope Francis loses his Zucchetto hat upon arrival at Manila airport to mark the start of his five-day visit to the nation.
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VIDEO: Rapturous Philippines welcome for Pope

Thursday, January 15th 2015, 11:35

Pope Francis arrives in the Philippine to a rapturous welcome, ahead of a five day official visit.
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Philippines flooding 'kills 53'

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 17:28

At least 53 people die in flooding and landslides in the Philippines this week with officials saying people may have underestimated the situation.
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Philippines murder charge for marine

Monday, December 15th 2014, 12:41
related countries: United States United States

Prosecutors in the Philippines charge a US marine with murder in connection with the death of a Filipino transgender woman.
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VIDEO: 'Lives saved' as Hagupit nears Manila

Monday, December 8th 2014, 19:33
related places: Manila

Hundreds of volunteers in Manila are helping to bag up food supplies for areas which may be cut off by Tropical storm Hagupit.
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Weakened storm Hagupit nears Manila

Monday, December 8th 2014, 12:54

Tropical Storm Hagupit weakens as it sweeps across the Philippines towards Manila, after leaving 21 dead and forcing a million to seek shelter.
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VIDEO: Returning to typhoon-hit homes

Monday, December 8th 2014, 10:44

People displaced by Typhoon Hagupit in the Philippines have been returning to their devastated homes.
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Typhoon sweeps across Philippines

Sunday, December 7th 2014, 14:59

Close to a million people take shelter as Typhoon Hagupit sweeps across the Philippines, toppling trees and threatening coastal areas.
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Philippines typhoon makes landfall

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 18:38

The powerful Typhoon Hagupit makes landfall in the Philippines where over half a million people have fled coastal towns.
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Swiss hostage flees in Philippines

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 17:21
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Swiss hostage Lorenzo Vinciguerra escapes from Abu Sayyaf militants who have held him for nearly three years in the Philippines, officials say.
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Powerful typhoon nears Philippines

Friday, December 5th 2014, 13:12

Tens of thousands seek shelter as powerful Typhoon Hagupit heads towards parts of the Philippines devastated by a storm last year.
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Philippines economy slows sharply

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 5:21

Growth in the Philippine economy slowed sharply in the third quarter due to weaker growth in all sectors, the government announces.
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Nine Chinese convicted of poaching

Monday, November 24th 2014, 9:05
related countries: China China

A Philippines court find nine Chinese fishermen guilty of poaching 500 endangered sea turtles in a disputed area of the South China Sea.
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Philippines remembers 2009 massacre

Sunday, November 23rd 2014, 5:19

The Philippines marks the fifth anniversary of its worst political massacre, as Amnesty warns the trials risk becoming "a mockery of justice".
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