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Nine dead in Philippine militant clash

Thursday, December 31st 2015, 4:43

A soldier and eight Abu Sayyaf fighters have died in a clash to free hostages held by the Islamist militant group, the Philippine army says.
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China anger at Filipino island protest

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 1:02
related countries: China China

China expresses anger after Filipino protesters landed on a remote island controlled by the Philippines in the disputed South China Sea.
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Protesters visit disputed Spratly isle

Monday, December 28th 2015, 1:38
related countries: China China

Protesters land on a remote Philippine island in the disputed South China Sea, to highlight growing Chinese encroachment in the area.
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Rare eagle chick born in Philippines

Thursday, December 10th 2015, 7:34

A rare Philippine eagle chick has hatched in captivity, giving conservationists hope for the critically endangered bird.
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US marine guilty of transgender killing

Tuesday, December 1st 2015, 9:48
related countries: United States United States

A US marine is found guilty of killing a Filipina transgender woman, in a case which has strained ties between the US and the Philippines.
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Anti-Apec protests take place in Manila

Thursday, November 19th 2015, 4:35
related places: Asia, Manila

Police and protesters clash on the streets of the Philippine capital Manila, where Asia-Pacific leaders are attending a trade summit.
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China 'must stop' land reclamation

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 12:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Manila

China must stop land reclamation in the disputed South China Sea, US President Barack Obama says, as a summit of Asia Pacific nations opens in Manila.
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AlDub star hacked on social media

Tuesday, November 3rd 2015, 14:14

The Philippines arm of the Anonymous hacktivist group targets the social media accounts of actress Maine Mendoza, known for her popular television role as Yaya Dub.
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Philippines market fire 'kills 15'

Saturday, October 31st 2015, 6:20
related places: Zamboanga

Fifteen traders including four children have been killed in a fire at a public market in Zamboanga, police in the Philippines say.
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UN panel can rule on South China Sea

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 20:06
related countries: China China

A Hague-based arbitration panel rules that it can hear a case brought by the Philippines in its dispute with China over islands in the South China Sea.
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Philippines anger at 'bullet scam'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 17:31
related places: Manila

Philippine lawmakers call for an investigation following complaints of a "bullet scam" at Manila's Ninoy Aquino International Airport.
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Two Chinese held over diplomat killings

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 12:02
related countries: China China

Philippine authorities say they will give China custody of the two suspects involved in the killing of two Chinese diplomats.
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Chinese diplomats killed in Philippines

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 16:52
related countries: China China

Two Chinese diplomats are killed and a third wounded after a woman opens fire at a restaurant in the central Philippine city of Cebu.
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Philippines Koppu death toll rises

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 8:28
related places: Luzon

Tropical Storm Koppu heads away from the Philippines' main island of Luzon, leaving behind a trail of devastation and at least 39 dead.
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VIDEO: How much is it raining in the Philippines?

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 5:40

As rain continues to fall in the Philippines, the BBC's Jon Donnison uses a bucket to find out how much it is raining in an hour.
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VIDEO: 'Storm surge risk' in Philippines

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 8:06

Typhoon Koppu causes a large amount of destruction in the Philippines, with 20,000 people having to leave their homes.
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Philippines warns of further flood risk

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 5:32

Philippine authorities warned of the risk of further flooding, as slow-moving tropical storm Koppu continues to bring heavy rain across the north.
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Philippines' Koppu brings severe floods

Monday, October 19th 2015, 12:11

Heavy rain and floods are affecting dozens of villages, after Typhoon Koppu swept through the northern Philippines.
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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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