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Gunmen kill 9 motorcyclists in Philippines

Gunmen kill 9 motorcyclists in Philippines

Police officials said the attack on the victims, who were mostly farmers, at noon Saturday in Kabacan town in Cotabato province may have ...Read More

Distinct trait in virus

Distinct trait in virus

Similar to that detected in Singapore, Philippines

First case of coronavirus case at United Nations HQ, diplomat from Philippines tests positive for COVID-19

First case of coronavirus case at United Nations HQ, diplomat from Philippines tests positive for COVID-19

A Philippine diplomat in New York has tested positive for the new coronavirus in the first recorded case at United Nations headquarters i...Read More

Taal volcano recharging for more powerful blast

Taal volcano recharging for more powerful blast

Tanauan: Philippine authorities ordered a crackdown Monday on evacuees' daily visits to their homes in the danger zone around Taal volcan...Read More

Filipinos turn volcanic ash & plastic trash into bricks

Filipinos turn volcanic ash & plastic trash into bricks

Binan: Ash spewed by a Philippine volcano is being mixed with plastic waste to make bricks in an inventive response to the country's pers...Read More

Philippine volcano continues to spew lava

Philippine volcano continues to spew lava

Tagatay: A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and...Read More

President Rodrigo Duterte hurt in motorcycle accident

President Rodrigo Duterte hurt in motorcycle accident

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hurt his hip and suffered scratches in a motorcycle accident, senior aides of the 74-year-ol...Read More

President Rodrigo Duterte critics laud UN vote to scrutinise drug killings

President Rodrigo Duterte critics laud UN vote to scrutinise drug killings

Critics of the Philippine president's deadly anti-drug campaign say a vote by the UN's top human rights body to look into the thousands o...Read More

Islamist militants prime suspects in Philippine cathedral bombing that killed 21

Islamist militants prime suspects in Philippine cathedral bombing that killed 21

Manila: Investigators probing the Catholic cathedral bombing that killed 21 people in the Philippines’ restive south said Monday a group ...Read More

Shocking! 2 Philippine mayors assassinated back to back in 2 days

Shocking! 2 Philippine mayors assassinated back to back in 2 days

Manila: A second Philippines town mayor has been shot dead by an unknown assailant, a day after another mayor was assassinated by a snipe...Read More

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Philippine mayor on Duterte’s ‘narco-list’ slain by ‘sniper’

 Manila : A Philippine mayor on President Rodrigo Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials was shot dead on Monday by a “sn...Read More

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Philippines removes ‘comfort woman’ statue  

Manila : Philippine authorities have removed a bronze statue in Manila symbolising the World War II sex slaves abused by Japanese soldier...Read More

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Philippine troops pound IS as death toll crosses 300

Marawi : Philippine troops pounded Islamist militants holding parts of southern Marawi city with air strikes and artillery on Saturday as...Read More

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Philippine dictator Marcos allowed hero’s burial: SC

Manila : Ex-Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos can be given a hero’s burial; the Supreme Court decided on Tuesday in a hugely controver...Read More

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Philippines mayor, aides killed in police shootout

Kidapawan : A Philippine mayor accused of drug trafficking was killed along with nine bodyguards in a shoot-out with police on Friday, au...Read More

Several injured after police van  rams into protesters in Philippines

Several injured after police van rams into protesters in Philippines

Manila : A Philippine police van rammed into protesters, leaving several bloodied, as an anti-US rally turned violent at the American emb...Read More

China announces South China Sea military exercises

China announces South China Sea military exercises

Beijing: China today said it is closing off a part of the South China Sea for military exercises this week, days after an international t...Read More

Philippines confirms second Canadian hostage beheaded

Philippines confirms second Canadian hostage beheaded

Manila: Philippine authorities today confirmed that Muslim extremist guerrillas had beheaded a second Canadian hostage, as they defended ...Read More

Philippine prez-elect urges public to kill drug dealers

Philippine prez-elect urges public to kill drug dealers

Manila: The Philippines’ president elect Rodrigo Duterte urged the public to join his anti-crime crackdown, offering people huge bounties...Read More

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Philippine mayor shot in pre-polls ambush

Manila : A Philippine town mayor was shot and wounded in an ambush in the conflict-wracked south today, two days before the official camp...Read More

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