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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

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

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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

Philippines makes ban on workers going to Kuwait permanent

The Philippines called Kuwait’s decision 'deeply disturbing,' saying it 'reneged' on an earlier agreement to work together.

29 Apr 2018 7:26 PM

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4 killed, 19 feared trapped in Philippine hotel fire

Manila is one of 16 cities making up Metro Manila. Nearby cities were helping put out the blaze, Manila’s fire department said.

19 Mar 2018 8:45 AM

Philippine court gives Australian man life sentence for child porn, trafficking

3 victims testified at the trial that girls were also offered to other foreigners for sexual exploitation, according to the organization.

21 Feb 2018 3:50 PM

Philippines’ ‘most active volcano’ Mount Mayon erupts massively

An explosive eruption on Monday was the most powerful since the volcano started acting up more than a week ago.

23 Jan 2018 2:26 PM

2 dead, 2 injured in ‘mistaken identity’ shooting by Philippines Police

The incident occurred on Thursday night when police were called following an earlier shooting during an argument between residents.

29 Dec 2017 12:50 PM

Death toll rises to 38 in Philippines mall fire

President Duterte, who hails from Davao City, has vowed to get to the truth of the blaze.

27 Dec 2017 3:26 PM

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