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Philippines

A Ralph Lauren jacket swapped for a bag of groceries: Jobs lost, people barter belongings online

Struggling for bare essentials, Filipinos are exchanging kitchen appliances, children’s toys and designer handbags — mostly for food.

02 Sep 2020 4:43 PM

Philippines returns to strict lockdown as virus surges

Medical groups had warned that the country was waging 'a losing battle' against the coronavirus amid an alarming surge in infections

03 Aug 2020 1:25 PM

Authoritarian regimes are using virus to silence its critics, ex-leaders warn

500 signatories, including more than 60 former leaders, wrote an open letter organised by Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance

25 Jun 2020 3:16 PM

64 flights to bring stranded Indians from abroad, government reveals airfare

On arrival from abroad, all passengers will be screened and put under quarantine for a period of 14 days as a Covid-19 precautionary measure

05 May 2020 5:47 PM

Typhoon Kammuri to make landfall, Philippines carries out evacuation

Kammuri was expected to make landfall late Monday or early Tuesday and then pass to the south of the capital.

03 Dec 2019 3:24 PM

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Dancing away: Ballet Philippines performs amidst challenges

Ballet Philippines battles Disney, typhoons and poverty to endure.

18 Oct 2019 12:27 PM

5 killed in Philippines earthquake; over 200 aftershocks registered

At least 60 others also injured in Tulunan town in North Cotabato, and in Magsaysay and Digos in Davao del Sur, media reports suggest.

17 Oct 2019 9:06 AM

Suspected woman suicide bomber killed in Philippines explosion: army

The incident would be the fourth suicide bombing in the restive southern Philippines in 14 months.

09 Sep 2019 2:08 PM

At least 9 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash

The students from two village schools were to attend a cultural, health and sports festival in the town center.

19 Jul 2019 2:35 PM

Blood soaked religious Easter fervour

Extreme Easter: Flogging, crucifixions in Philippines.

19 Apr 2019 11:11 AM

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Philippines' Catriona Gray crowned Miss Universe for 2018

Gray wore a sparkling red dress that she said was inspired by a volcano in the Philippines as she was handed the crown.

17 Dec 2018 6:29 PM

Philippine inventor seeks to cut travel times with passenger drone

Former dancer and camera operator Kyxz Mendiola flew and hovered for a few minutes in a single-passenger contraption.

27 Sep 2018 7:52 AM

4 killed, 3.11 million evacuated as Typhoon Mangkhut lashes China

Mangkhut landed at 5 pm on Sunday on the coast of Jiangmen City in Guangdong province, packing winds up to 162 km per hour.

17 Sep 2018 1:27 PM

Typhoon Mangkhut pounds south China after killing 64 in Philippines

More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's Guangdong province by Sunday evening to flee the massive typhoon.

16 Sep 2018 6:38 PM

In video: Touching moment dog pushes wheelchair of paralysed owner

A Facebook user recorded the beautiful moment when a dog was seen pushing his owner’s wheelchair on the streets in Philippines.

20 Jul 2018 8:32 AM

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Human rights advocates under attack across Asia, civil society must resist

The security of the individuals on this list is at stake, and some have fled the Philippines.

18 May 2018 1:20 AM

Philippines prepares for 3-month emergency around Mt Mayon

Mount Mayon remained at alert level 4, a notch below highest level, as it continued to spew out lava, ash and other superheated material.

26 Jan 2018 3:07 PM

Sugar tax on soft drinks may up alcohol consumption: study

Increasing the price of sugar sweetened beverages has the potential to both increase and decrease the purchase of alcohol.

24 Jan 2018 4:15 PM

Man hitches a ride on another bike along with his vehicle

Video footage shows the man getting a lift home while sitting atop his bike on another motorcycle.

25 Dec 2017 2:44 PM

Rising number of new mums in Philippines as birth control plans fail

Despite oppositions, President Rodrigo Duterte, has followed in his predecessor's footsteps in trying to get contraceptives to masses.

24 Nov 2017 10:40 AM

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