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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

Hundreds hurt on Philippine New Year

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 9:55

At least one person has been killed and nearly 600 others are injured by New Year fireworks and gunfire in the Philippines, officials say.
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Four dead in Manila airport shooting

Friday, December 20th 2013, 11:57
related places: Manila

Gunmen kill four people, including the mayor of a southern town, at Manila airport in the Philippines, the airport manager says.
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Typhoon Haiyan: Tour a street devastated by the storm

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 15:28

A street swept away by Philippine super storm
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VIDEO: Philippines bus crash 'kills 21'

Monday, December 16th 2013, 4:01
related places: Manila

At least 21 people have been killed and several others injured after a bus fell off an elevated motorway onto a van in the Philippine capital, Manila, officials say.
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Philippines bus crash kills 21

Monday, December 16th 2013, 3:57
related places: Manila

At least 21 people are killed and several hurt after a bus fell off an elevated motorway onto a van in the Philippine capital Manila, officials say.
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VIDEO: Race to plant Philippine rice fields

Monday, December 9th 2013, 12:27

Oxfam has started a cash for work programme in the Philippines, in a bid to speed up the country's recovery from Typhoon Haiyan.
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VIDEO: Typhoon street re-builds one month on

Monday, December 9th 2013, 9:58
related places: Tacloban

Four weeks ago a typhoon ripped through the city of Tacloban in the Philippines, claiming lives, destroying homes and ruining livelihoods.
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Philippine power-sharing deal hailed

Monday, December 9th 2013, 8:17

Philippine President Benigno Aquino hails a power-sharing deal with key Muslim rebels but warns "contentious" issues still need to be resolved.
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Manila crime caper is top indie film

Monday, December 9th 2013, 3:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Metro Manila, a crime caper set in the Philippines, is named best film and picks up two other honours at the British Independent Film Awards.
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VIDEO: Tacloban clean-up relies on locals

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 18:49
related places: Tacloban

A month since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, thousands of people in Tacloban are helping in the clearance and rebuilding process.
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Optimism as Tacloban faces rebuilding challenge

Sunday, December 8th 2013, 3:52
related places: Tacloban

Tacloban tries to rebuild, a month after Philippines typhoon
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VIDEO: Typhoon Haiyan: The key moments

Saturday, December 7th 2013, 1:26

One month since Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the Philippines, we look back at the key moments from the areas hit by the storm.
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Philippine boxer's accounts frozen

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 17:54

A court in the Philippines freezes bank accounts belonging to the boxing star Manny Pacquiao, over claims he owes millions of dollars in unpaid tax.
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Stars give songs for Philippines

Tuesday, November 26th 2013, 11:28

Stars including Beyonce and Bob Dylan are among those to donate tracks to an album that will raise money for the Philippines Red Cross.
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Immunisation begins in the Philippines

Monday, November 25th 2013, 14:59
related places: Tacloban

Around 33,000 children are to be immunised against measles and polio in typhoon-hit Tacloban city.
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VIDEO: Aerial view of typhoon-struck region

Monday, November 25th 2013, 13:36

Parts of the western Philippines are showing no sign of aid agencies reaching them, more than two weeks after Typhoon Haiyan struck, a BBC correspondent says.
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VIDEO: Illustrious brings aid to Philippines

Monday, November 25th 2013, 11:38

Helicopters are planning to survey islands in the west of the country before beginning aid distribution on Tuesday to help victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
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VIDEO: Typhoon aid ship arrives in Philippines

Monday, November 25th 2013, 9:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious has arrived in the Philippines with relief aid for victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
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VIDEO: On board Typhoon Haiyan aid plane

Sunday, November 24th 2013, 16:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

International Development Secretary Justine Greening has told the BBC that the UK has been at the "forefront" of the aid response to help the people of the Philippines recover from the damage caused by Typhoon Haiyan.
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VIDEO: HMS Illustrious sets off for Philippines

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 16:05

HMS Illustrious is bringing 500 tonnes of aid to survivors of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.
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Typhoon Haiyan toll rises over 5,000

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 13:14

The death toll from Typhoon Haiyan has risen above 5,000, officials in the Philippines say, two weeks after the devastating storm.
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VIDEO: The newborn babies of Typhoon Haiyan

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 7:05

By the end of November 12,000 babies will have been born in the Philippines in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan, according to World Health Organization estimates.
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VIDEO: Rebuilding lives after Typhoon Haiyan

Friday, November 22nd 2013, 4:37

It has been two weeks since Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, leaving at least 4,000 people dead and large parts of the country devastated.
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VIDEO: Business as usual in Tacloban?

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 22:34

Some signs of normal life are beginning to return to parts of the Philippines devastated by Typhoon Haiyan.
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VIDEO: Filipinos go fishing in 'fridge boats'

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 20:39

Fishermen in a small coastal community in the Philippines, who lost their boats in Typhoon Haiyan, start taking to the sea in fridges they have turned into improvised fishing vessels.
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UK's typhoon appeal raises £50m

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 12:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An appeal by UK charities to help victims of the Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines typhoon raises £50m in eight days.
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China sends aid team to Philippines

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 9:26

China says it will send medical teams and a naval hospital ship to the typhoon-hit Philippines, following criticism of its initial response.
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VIDEO: Struggle to identify Tacloban dead

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 7:44
related places: Tacloban

Forensic experts in the Philippines say many of those killed may never be identified.
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In pictures: A week in Tacloban

Wednesday, November 20th 2013, 2:01
related places: Tacloban

A week in the Philippines typhoon-hit city of Tacloban
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