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Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50
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Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50

Jul 5th 2021, 8:20 AM 6,321 Views 1 Comment

A total of 45 others were injured when the aircraft overshot a runway at Jolo airport in Sulu province.

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors
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Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors

Updated Jul 4th 2021, 12:35 PM 27,964 Views 1 Comment

The defence secretary said the air force C-130 plane had 92 people on board.

Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open
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Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open

Jun 7th 2021, 10:10 AM 4,614 Views 0 Comments

Yuka Saso birdied the third playoff hole to beat Japan’s Nasa Hataoka.

39 people dead after typhoon causes widespread flooding in Philippines
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39 people dead after typhoon causes widespread flooding in Philippines

Nov 13th 2020, 7:41 AM 10,630 Views 2 Comments

More than 100,000 people had been rescued from the rising waters.

Residents flee as typhoon leaves three dead in north-eastern Philippines
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Residents flee as typhoon leaves three dead in north-eastern Philippines

Nov 12th 2020, 10:58 AM 10,041 Views 0 Comments

Typhoon Vamco passed north of Manila between Bulacan and Pampanga provinces.

One million people evacuated as super typhoon slams into Philippines
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One million people evacuated as super typhoon slams into Philippines

Nov 1st 2020, 8:07 AM 21,347 Views 3 Comments

Residents have been warned of likely landslides, massive flooding, storm surges and ferocious wind.

Millions in Philippines latest to be hit with stay-at-home order as cases soar internationally
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Millions in Philippines latest to be hit with stay-at-home order as cases soar internationally

Aug 4th 2020, 7:57 AM 29,714 Views 29 Comments

The World Health Organisation has warned against relying on a vaccine as a ‘silver bullet’ to end the pandemic.

Typhoon Vongfong hits Philippines as country battles coronavirus
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Typhoon Vongfong hits Philippines as country battles coronavirus

May 15th 2020, 11:16 AM 9,267 Views 12 Comments

The storm hit as tens of millions of Filipinos are hunkered down at home.

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300
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Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300

Updated Feb 2nd 2020, 2:40 PM 41,575 Views 90 Comments

The outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency.

Lava spews from Taal volcano in Philippines as 10,000 evacuated for fear of 'explosive eruption'
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Lava spews from Taal volcano in Philippines as 10,000 evacuated for fear of 'explosive eruption'

Jan 13th 2020, 7:40 AM 10,216 Views 2 Comments

Taal sits in a picturesque lake and is one of the most active volcanoes in the nation.

'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky
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'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky

Jan 12th 2020, 6:50 PM 29,007 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of people living near Taal volcano have been evacuated.

Death toll from Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines rises to 28
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Death toll from Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines rises to 28

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,692 Views 0 Comments

At least 12 people are still listed as missing.

Death toll rises to 20 in Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines
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Death toll rises to 20 in Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 6:16 PM 18,734 Views 15 Comments

With communications down, it’s not yet possible to assess the full extent of the damage.

Seven rowers die in dragon boat training accident off Philippine island resort
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Seven rowers die in dragon boat training accident off Philippine island resort

Sep 25th 2019, 10:10 AM 12,841 Views 1 Comment

Four male and three female rowers died after large waves swamped and overturned their wooden boat.

US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport
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US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport

Sep 6th 2019, 7:10 AM 32,832 Views 0 Comments

The woman, 42-year-old Jennifer Talbot, had no valid custody documents for the child.

Murder in the Missions: The story of one Irish priest's kidnapping and another's murder in Philippines
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Murder in the Missions: The story of one Irish priest's kidnapping and another's murder in Philippines

Jul 28th 2019, 11:00 AM 16,803 Views 10 Comments

A new book tells the stories of these two men who went to the Philippines to work in conflict resolution at a time when the country was descending into civil war.

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach
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Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

Mar 19th 2019, 9:49 AM 39,580 Views 48 Comments

The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the rubbish filling its stomach.

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
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At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,960 Views 20 Comments

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint
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Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint

Jan 25th 2019, 5:16 PM 4,996 Views 1 Comment

‘The Philippines is unfortunately not a football country’, lamented Sven.

'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout
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'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout

Jan 20th 2019, 9:32 AM 8,566 Views 5 Comments

Pacquiao possibly set the stage for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, who watched the bout from ringside.

Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager
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Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager

Dec 30th 2018, 5:11 PM 34,820 Views 48 Comments

Women’s rights political party Gabriela denounced Duterte’s comments as “repulsive”.

Eriksson returns to international management for the first time since 2010 World Cup
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Eriksson returns to international management for the first time since 2010 World Cup

Oct 27th 2018, 12:54 PM 10,694 Views 2 Comments

The former England and Manchester City boss has taken over as manager of the Philippines.

Rescuers frantically dig for survivors as death toll rises after landslide in the Philippines
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Rescuers frantically dig for survivors as death toll rises after landslide in the Philippines

Sep 21st 2018, 2:33 PM 12,243 Views 2 Comments

The country is still reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut, with 29 confirmed dead from the landslide.

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines
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Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 9:57 PM 21,949 Views 11 Comments

Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.

Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims
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Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims

Sep 15th 2018, 10:10 AM 19,613 Views 19 Comments

Two women were killed in Taiwan.

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'
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'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Sep 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,085 Views 10 Comments

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office
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Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office

Sep 5th 2018, 7:39 AM 19,805 Views 28 Comments

Mariano Blanco, mayor of the town of Ronda, is the latest in a spate of local officials to be slain in recent months.

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'
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13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'

Jul 19th 2018, 12:32 PM 8,057 Views 3 Comments

The crew officiating the game, which degenerated into wild punches and flying kicks before stunned spectators, were also suspended from competition.

'Full of love, fun, joy and so many dreams': Jastine Valdez laid to rest in Philippine hometown
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'Full of love, fun, joy and so many dreams': Jastine Valdez laid to rest in Philippine hometown

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:52 PM 27,798 Views 9 Comments

The 24-year-old has been laid to rest with her late grandfather and uncle.

Philippine mayor allegedly linked with narcotics trade shot dead at ceremony
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Philippine mayor allegedly linked with narcotics trade shot dead at ceremony

Jul 2nd 2018, 1:54 PM 19,496 Views 23 Comments

Three other mayors on President Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials have also been shot dead in recent years.

Body of Jastine Valdez to be taken back to Philippines today
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Body of Jastine Valdez to be taken back to Philippines today

May 29th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,714 Views 12 Comments

Her parents will accompany her body.

'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles
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'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles

Apr 18th 2018, 1:17 PM 11,992 Views 25 Comments

Campaigners have said sex tourism from Ireland is growing.

'A cesspool': Philippines to close its most popular tourist island for six months
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'A cesspool': Philippines to close its most popular tourist island for six months

Apr 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 35,299 Views 32 Comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the shutdown to start on 26 April.

Devotees nail themselves to crosses at annual Good Friday ceremony in Philippines
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Devotees nail themselves to crosses at annual Good Friday ceremony in Philippines

Mar 30th 2018, 2:06 PM 19,855 Views 59 Comments

The event is frowned upon by the Catholic Church.

Over 56,000 people forced to flee as major volcanic eruption continues in the Philippines
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Over 56,000 people forced to flee as major volcanic eruption continues in the Philippines

Jan 24th 2018, 10:06 AM 12,943 Views 18 Comments

The Mayon volcano began erupting two weeks ago.

'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200
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'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200

Dec 24th 2017, 3:21 PM 5,283 Views 1 Comment

A total of 70,000 have been displaced or otherwise affected by the storm.

At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre
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At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre

Dec 24th 2017, 7:43 AM 10,209 Views 1 Comment

Firefighters have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead.

Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides
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Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides

Dec 23rd 2017, 5:30 PM 10,985 Views 4 Comments

Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the nation’s second-largest island of Mindanao, triggering flash floods and mudslides.

53-year-old man killed by crocodile during tropical storm in the Philippines
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53-year-old man killed by crocodile during tropical storm in the Philippines

Dec 23rd 2017, 3:08 PM 14,542 Views 18 Comments

When the man’s body was found, he was still being eaten by the crocodile.

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