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31 died, 3 missing in Philippines ferries disaster

The three boats were buffeted by strong winds and big waves triggered by monsoon rains affected main Luzon island, Western Visayas region.

05 Aug 2019 10:48 AM

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

51 injured as quake rocks southern Philippines

The country's most recent deadly quake occurred in April when at least 11 people were killed in a 6.3-magnitude temblor.

13 Jul 2019 10:58 AM

261 Hospitalised after Ex-Philippine First Lady's 90th Birthday Bash

The health ministry said 261 well-wishers had been rushed to nine hospitals after eating food that had been prepared for 2,500 people.

03 Jul 2019 6:11 PM

Former Philippine first lady's 90th Birthday bash ruined as 261 hospitalised

Emergency rooms in the city's Pasig area were inundated with patients vomiting and suffering from diarrhoea and dizziness.

03 Jul 2019 5:17 PM

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'Used to be gay, beautiful women cured me': Philippine President Duterte

Duterte went on to say that he was 'cured' after meeting current partner Honeylet Avancena.

03 Jun 2019 12:22 PM

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte wants to send 'garbage' back to Canada

Duterte has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipino officials say were illegally shipped to the Philippines years ago.

23 May 2019 10:08 AM

6.4-magnitude quake hits southern Philippines: USGS

A strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck the Philippines island of Luzon on Monday afternoon.

22 Apr 2019 3:36 PM

It's jail time again for the 'French Spider-Man'

'French Spiderman' arrested after scaling Manila skyscraper.

30 Jan 2019 1:13 PM

Philippines' richest man Sy dies at 94

The Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy died on Saturday, his conglomerate has announced.

19 Jan 2019 1:51 PM

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Philippines typhoon Mangkhut toll hits 81, expected to rise

Mangkhut swamped farm fields in nation's agricultural north and smashed houses when it tore through with violent winds and heavy rains.

19 Sep 2018 1:25 PM

Typhoon Mangkhut: 25 killed in Philippines, storm moves towards China

The storm left key agricultural areas on Luzon island underwater as fierce winds uprooted trees and rains unleashed dozens of landslides.

16 Sep 2018 9:20 AM

Bomb, hidden under motorcycle, kills 2, wounds 37 in Philippines

The explosion occurred in front of a clothing stall along a highway in Isulan in Sultan Kudarat province, where a festival was taking place.

29 Aug 2018 1:15 PM

Boeing skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

A Xiamen Air aircraft with 165 people on board veered off an airport runway in Philippines capital shortly before midnight on Thursday.

17 Aug 2018 1:24 PM

Boy, 11, dubbed ‘Popeye’ after mystery condition gives him huge biceps

Young Daniel Salvame dreams of being a bodybuilder and martial arts pro so he can prove the bullies wrong.

03 Aug 2018 2:23 PM

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ADB maintains 2018, 2019 GDP growth forecasts for developing Asia

Asian Development Outlook kept its 2018 and 2019 economic growth estimates for the region at 6.0 per cent and 5.9 per cent

19 Jul 2018 9:56 AM

Go to hell: Philippines President tells UN human rights expert

Citing dismissal of Chief Justice of Supreme Court, the UN human rights expert said Philippines' judicial independence was under threat.

03 Jun 2018 5:40 PM

India can double its economy in 10 years: Asian Development Bank

The Indian economy is forecast to grow at 6.6 per cent in the 2017-18 fiscal ended March 31.

06 May 2018 12:01 PM

India to pitch for increased lending from Asian Development Bank

Subhash Chandra Garg would meet ADB president, where he would push for increasing the ADB's lending commitment to India.

03 May 2018 7:27 PM

ADB board to discuss 'Strategy 2030' to build 'prosperous' Asia

Economic Affairs Secretary Subhash Chandra Garg will represent India at the meet.

02 May 2018 1:03 PM

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