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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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VIDEO: Clashes break Philippines ceasefire

Sunday, September 15th 2013, 4:28

Fighting has resumed between government troops and Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines, despite a recently agreed ceasefire.
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Clashes break Philippines ceasefire

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 14:50

Fighting resumes between government troops and Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines, despite a recently agreed ceasefire.
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VIDEO: Philippine rebels agree to truce

Saturday, September 14th 2013, 3:27
related places: Zamboanga

The leader of a Muslim rebel group whose members are fighting Philippine troops in Zamboanga city has agreed to ceasefire talks, officials say.
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Philippine rebels agree to truce

Friday, September 13th 2013, 19:00
related places: Zamboanga

The rebel Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) in the Philippines agrees to ceasefire talks.
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Aquino warns rebels in besieged city

Friday, September 13th 2013, 15:11
related places: Zamboanga

Philippine President Benigno Aquino warns Muslim rebels not to harm seized civilians in the southern city of Zamboanga, amid continuing fighting.
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More clashes in Philippine south

Thursday, September 12th 2013, 6:57

Philippine troops are continuing to battle Muslim rebels holed up in a southern city, amid reports of separate fighting in a nearby area.
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Residents flee Philippine stand-off

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 11:29
related places: Zamboanga

Philippine troops continue to exchange gunfire with Muslim rebels in an ongoing stand-off in the country's south, as thousands of residents flee.
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VIDEO: Philippines clashes in Zamboanga

Wednesday, September 11th 2013, 6:48
related places: Zamboanga

The Philippines government says it has "contained and isolated" the Islamist rebels who attacked the southern city of Zamboanga on Monday.
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More clashes in southern Philippines

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 10:13

A stand-off between Philippine troops and Muslim rebels has continued for a second day, with reports of civilians being used as "human shields".
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Rebel clashes in south Philippines

Monday, September 9th 2013, 9:53

Clashes between Philippine troops and hundreds of suspected Muslim rebels leave at least six people dead, officials say.
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Philippine leader cancels China trip

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 11:14
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Philippine President Benigno Aquino cancels a planned trip to attend a trade fair in China upon Beijing's request, officials say.
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Philippines growth beats forecast

Thursday, August 29th 2013, 3:27

The Philippines posts better-than-forecast economic growth, fuelled by its services sector and higher consumer and government spending.
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VIDEO: Fatal floods hit Philippines

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 12:56

At least seven people have been killed, and hundreds of thousands effected by severe flooding across the Philippines.
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Philippines ferry death toll rises

Monday, August 19th 2013, 5:59

At least 52 people are now known to have died in a collision between a ferry and a cargo ship in the central Philippines, the coast guard said.
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VIDEO: Hunt for Philippines ferry survivors

Monday, August 19th 2013, 0:54

Search teams have resumed efforts to find more than 80 people still missing after a ferry and a cargo ship collided in the Philippines.
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Hunt for Philippine ferry survivors

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 10:44

Rescuers search for survivors in air pockets of a ferry that sank after a collision in the Philippines, leaving 34 people dead and dozens missing.
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Philippines ferry sinks killing 31

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 18:12

At least 31 people die and around 170 are missing after a ferry with more than 800 on board collides with a cargo ship in the Philippines.
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VIDEO: Many missing in ferry sinking

Saturday, August 17th 2013, 15:16

Dozens of people have died and scores more are missing after a ferry collided with a cargo ship and sank off the Philippines.
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Philippine storm displaces thousands

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 6:52

Thousands of residents in the northern Philippines are left homeless after a powerful typhoon hit on Monday, officials say.
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Typhoon Utor hits north Philippines

Monday, August 12th 2013, 11:24

A powerful typhoon has hit the northern Philippines, leaving at least one person dead and other fishermen missing, officials say.
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Taiwan lifts Philippines sanctions

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 15:21
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan lifts sanctions imposed on the Philippines, after a presidential apology to the family of a Taiwanese fisherman shot dead in disputed waters.
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Philippines bomb toll rises to eight

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 5:16

The death toll from a powerful bomb attached to a vehicle in the southern Philippines rises to eight, police say.
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Southern Philippines bomb kills six

Monday, August 5th 2013, 14:43
related places: Cotabato

Six people are killed when a bomb attached to a vehicle explodes during the afternoon rush hour in the southern Philippines city of Cotabato.
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End of the road for Jeepneys?

Monday, July 29th 2013, 23:42

Has the Philippine Jeepney lost its charm?
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VIDEO: Mermaid swimming lessons in Manila

Thursday, July 25th 2013, 23:18
related places: Manila

Mermaid swimming lessons gain popularity in Manila, with women and girls getting the chance to fulfil their underwater dreams.
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Philippines in wealth-sharing deal

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 11:52

The Philippines reaches a wealth-sharing deal with its largest Muslim rebel group as part of talks aimed at ending a 40-year conflict.
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Philippines destroys illegal ivory

Friday, June 21st 2013, 10:33

The Philippines destroys millions of dollars worth of ivory smuggled into the country from Africa in a bid to discourage its illegal trade.
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Vietnamese crew held in Philippines

Tuesday, June 18th 2013, 17:45
related countries: Vietnam Vietnam

Eighteen Vietnamese crew members are detained after their cargo ship allegedly hit a coral reef in the central Philippines, the coastguard says.
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Ferry sinks in central Philippines

Friday, June 14th 2013, 3:23

A ferry carrying about 60 people sinks in the central Philippines near Burias Island, leading to at least one death, the coastguard says.
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