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Philippine runaway bus kills 15

Sunday, July 4th 2010, 5:24

At least 15 people are killed when a runaway bus crashes into a wall in the Philippines after the vehicle's brakes fail.
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New Philippine president sworn in

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 19:23

Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III is sworn in as the 15th president of the Philippines, promising to attack corruption.
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What next?

Wednesday, June 30th 2010, 0:44

The future of outgoing Philippine leader Gloria Arroyo
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Philippine massacre witness shot

Thursday, June 24th 2010, 8:23

A key witness to the massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines last year has been shot dead, a prosecutor says.
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Deadly bus crash in Philippines

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 15:40
related countries: Iran Iran, Pakistan Pakistan

At least 13 people die in the central Philippines as a bus carrying Iranian and Pakistani tourists plunges into a ravine.
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An audience with Imelda Marcos

Thursday, May 27th 2010, 12:11

Kate McGeown meets the former first lady of the Philippines, Imelda Marcos, who has just won a seat in Congress at the age of 80.
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Row over Philippines judge post

Monday, May 17th 2010, 10:34

The man set to be the new Philippine president queries the outgoing leader's appointment of a new Supreme Court judge.
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Pacquiao targets one last fight

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 10:22

Five-weight world champion Manny Pacquiao says he will have one last fight after securing a seat in the Philippine Congress.
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Aquino closes on Philippine win

Tuesday, May 11th 2010, 12:06

Benigno Aquino closes in on victory in the Philippines' presidential poll as one rival, Manual Villar, concedes defeat.
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Aquino 'leads Philippines polls'

Monday, May 10th 2010, 14:56

Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino is leading presidential polls in the Philippines with about 40% of the vote so far, early results indicate.
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Millions vote in Philippines poll

Monday, May 10th 2010, 12:34

Polls close in national and local elections in the Philippines, where at least six people have died in election-related violence.
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Philippines elections under way

Sunday, May 9th 2010, 23:23

Polls open in the Philippines for presidential and local elections after three months of intense campaigning.
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Manila thriller

Friday, May 7th 2010, 0:39

Philippines election pits dynastic heirs against celebrities
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Philippines refiles murder charge

Wednesday, May 5th 2010, 13:15

The Philippines reinstates murder charges against two regional leaders over the country's worst massacre in living memory.
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Philippines vote machine 'errors'

Tuesday, May 4th 2010, 12:39

Some of the Philippines new vote-counting machinery has malfunctioned in tests ahead of 10 May polls, say officials.
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Massive fire engulfs Manila slum

Monday, April 26th 2010, 3:17
related places: Manila

Firefighters tackle a blaze which has destroyed hundreds of homes in shanty town outside the Philippines capital. Manila.
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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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