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Nine killed by Philippines rebels

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 9:05

At least nine people are killed in the southern Philippines in an attack blamed on Abu Sayyaf Islamist militants.
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Giant lizard found in Philippines

Wednesday, April 7th 2010, 8:12

A spectacular 2m-long, brightly coloured new species of monitor lizard is found in the forests of the Philippines.
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Filipino tycoon plagiarises Obama, Winfrey, JK Rowling

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 14:10

A prominent Philippine businessman resigns from a prestigious academic post after he is found to have made a speech plagiarising well-known figures.
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Filipino tycoon plagiarises Obama, Winfrey, JK Rowling

Sunday, April 4th 2010, 14:10

A prominent Philippine businessman resigns from a prestigious academic post after he is found to have made a speech plagiarising well-known figures.
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Marcos bids for Philippine seat

Friday, March 26th 2010, 10:21

Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos launches her congressional campaign, as the local election race begins.
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Strong quake strikes near Manila

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 7:24
related places: Manila

A strong quake strikes near the Philippine capital Manila, but there are no immediate reports of injuries.
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Philippine troops kill 'rebels'

Sunday, March 7th 2010, 8:06

Philippine troops kill at least seven militants from the Abu Sayyaf group in a raid on their hideout, officials say.
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Philippine troops die in ambush

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 11:21
related places: Manila

Left-wing rebels ambush a Philippine army patrol on Mindoro island south of Manila, killing 11 soldiers, a military spokesman says.
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Philippine militants raid village

Saturday, February 27th 2010, 5:55

Al-Qaeda-linked militants attack a village in the southern Philippines, killing at least 11 people, military officials say.
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Philippine peace deal 'unlikely'

Wednesday, February 17th 2010, 12:09

Philippine rebels reject a power-sharing proposal, making a peace deal unlikely before President Gloria Arroyo leaves office.
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Charges over Philippine massacre

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 11:15

A former governor and 196 other people are charged with murder over an election-linked massacre in the Philippines.
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Philippine poll campaign begins

Tuesday, February 9th 2010, 3:49

The campaign for presidential and senatorial candidates begins in the Philippines ahead of May's elections.
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Patronage politics

Thursday, January 21st 2010, 0:28

Philippine massacre exposes political underworld
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Witness describes Philippine killings

Wednesday, January 13th 2010, 10:14

The first eyewitness to testify against the chief suspect in a Philippines massacre describes the horror of the scene.
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Security boosted in Philippines

Sunday, January 10th 2010, 6:06

More than 100,000 police and soldiers are being deployed in the Philippines to prevent political violence ahead of May elections.
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Philippines suspect denies murder

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 5:47

The chief suspect in the massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines pleads not guilty to 41 counts of murder.
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Philippines suspect denies murder

Tuesday, January 5th 2010, 5:47

The chief suspect in the massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines pleads not guilty to 41 counts of murder.
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Philippines orders piracy classes

Monday, January 4th 2010, 11:58

The Philippines is to start mandatory anti-piracy classes for its many sailors deployed internationally.
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Fresh ferry disaster hits Philippines

Sunday, December 27th 2009, 5:23

Three people are dead and 22 missing after the second ferry disaster to hit the Philippines in days, coast guards say.
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Philippine vessels collide at sea

Thursday, December 24th 2009, 5:49

At least 27 people are missing after a passenger ferry collided with a fishing boat in the Philippines, officials say.
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In pictures

Monday, December 21st 2009, 12:39

Fears of Philippine eruption spark evacuation
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Mayon volcano 'may erupt within days'

Monday, December 21st 2009, 7:19

Philippine scientists have raised the alert level for the volatile volcano Mount Mayon, amid fears of an imminent eruption.
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Massacre suspect in Manila court

Friday, December 18th 2009, 14:09
related places: Manila

The chief suspect in the massacre of 57 people in the Philippines - the country's worst political killing - appears in court.
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Philippine volcano 'still a danger'

Thursday, December 17th 2009, 11:20

A major eruption of the volatile Mount Mayon in the Philippines is still likely, and could be just weeks away, scientists warn.
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Filipinos in volcano evacuation

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 17:11

More than 20,000 people are evacuated from around Mt Mayon in the Philippines, amid fears of a big eruption from the volcano.
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'Ten killed' in Philippines clash

Tuesday, December 15th 2009, 12:21
related places: Mindanao

At least nine rebels and one soldier are killed in fighting on southern Mindanao island, an army spokesman says.
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Jailbreak frees 31 in Philippines

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 10:36

Suspected Islamist militants storm a jail in the southern Philippines freeing 31 prisoners, including two rebel commanders.
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Tribesmen free Filipino hostages

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 10:28

Gunmen have released more than 40 hostages held for three days in a jungle hideout in the southern Philippines, officials say.
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Islamists flee after Philippines jailbreak

Sunday, December 13th 2009, 6:22

A group of suspected Islamic militants storm a jail in the southern Philippines, freeing 31 prisoners.
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Philippines martial rule lifted

Saturday, December 12th 2009, 14:54

Philippines President Gloria Arroyo lifts martial law in a southern province where 57 people were killed in political violence.
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Philippine hostage talks continue

Friday, December 11th 2009, 8:30

Talks are continuing in an attempt to free dozens of hostages held by an armed group in the southern Philippines.
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Gunmen hold Philippines hostages

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 14:02

An armed group holds dozens of hostages in the southern Philippines despite earlier reports they had been released.
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Philippines martial law criticised

Thursday, December 10th 2009, 4:03

The Philippine human rights head criticises the imposition of martial law in a province that witnessed a political massacre.
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