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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

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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Philippines seeks coast guard charge

Thursday, June 13th 2013, 7:44

Philippine justice officials recommend that charges be filed against coast guards who shot dead a Taiwanese fisherman, sparking a diplomatic row.
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VIDEO: 'Hero dog' home after face surgery

Sunday, June 9th 2013, 9:57

A dog that lost half her face saving two girls from an oncoming motorcycle has been treated as a hero on her return to the Philippines.
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Hero dog returns to Philippines

Saturday, June 8th 2013, 13:32
related countries: United States United States

A dog that lost half her face saving two girls from being hit by a motorcycle returns to the Philippines after a series of operations in the US.
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Manila, Taipei begin parallel probes

Monday, May 27th 2013, 9:45
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

The Philippines and Taiwan are holding parallel investigations into the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman amid a diplomatic row.
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Police killed in Philippine ambush

Monday, May 27th 2013, 7:30

Seven police commandoes have been killed in a bomb and gun attack by communist rebels in the northern Philippines, officials say.
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Deaths in Philippines militant clash

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 15:13

At least seven marines and five militants are killed as troops tackle Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines, the military says.
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Lantern record sought in Philippines

Saturday, May 25th 2013, 11:00

Thousands of paper lanterns light up the night sky in the Philippines in an attempt to set a new world record.
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Caution call for Filipinos in Taiwan

Friday, May 17th 2013, 9:12
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

A Philippine official warns migrant workers in Taiwan to keep a low profile, amid a diplomatic row over the death of a fisherman.
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Taiwan holds drills near Philippines

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 9:49
related countries: United States United States, Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan conducts military exercises near the Philippines following a diplomatic row over the death of a Taiwanese fisherman.
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VIDEO: Taiwan rejects Philippines apology

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 0:03
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan has imposed more sanctions on the Philippines, despite an apology from the Philippine president for the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters.
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Taiwan rejects Philippines apology

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 18:14
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan
related places: Manila

Taiwan imposes more sanctions on the Philippines despite an apology from President Benigno Aquino for the death of a Taiwanese fisherman in disputed waters.
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Estrada elected mayor of Manila

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 11:51
related places: Manila

Joseph Estrada, the former president of the Philippines overthrown 12 years ago in a popular uprising, is elected mayor of the capital, Manila.
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Taiwan demands Philippines apology

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 6:21
related countries: Taiwan Taiwan

Taiwan gives the Philippines until Wednesday to apologise for the death of a fisherman whose vessel was fired on by the Philippines' coastguard.
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