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US to give Philippines military planes
US to give Philippines military planes

The United States is giving the Philippines two used military aircraft in the face of territorial disputes with China.

US to give Philippines military planes
Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines
Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines

Japan will lease military aircraft to the Philippines to counter Beijing's increasing regional influence

Japan agrees to lease military aircraft to Philippines
Xi endures lonely red-carpet APEC welcome in Philippines
Xi endures lonely red-carpet APEC welcome in Philippines

Philippine President Benigno Aquino promised to be the "perfect host" to all leaders attending a regional summit, but a long and lonely red carpet welcome walk for China's Xi Jinping betrayed their nations' icy ties.

Xi endures lonely red-carpet APEC welcome in Philippines
Chris Brown begs Philippines to allow him to leave
Chris Brown begs Philippines to allow him to leave

In a desperate appeal punctuated with a backflip, stranded Grammy-winning star Chris Brown got down on his knees to beg Philippine authorities to let him go.

Chris Brown begs Philippines to allow him to leave
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Google removes Chinese name on map after Philippine furore

Google has quietly removed the Chinese name for a South China Sea shoal bitterly disputed by Beijing and Manila from its maps service, following an outcry from Filipinos.

Google removes Chinese name on map after Philippine furore
Gennady Golovkin and Manny Pacquiao. Photo © Twitter/@ GGGBoxing
Golovkin lands on 3rd place in P4P

The WBA (Super), IBO and WBC Interim middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin has gone up to the third place in the Pound-for-Pound (P4P) rating.

Golovkin lands on 3rd place in P4P
24,000 to be evacuated as typhoon closes in on Philippines
24,000 to be evacuated as typhoon closes in on Philippines

Around 24,000 people from the Philippines were being evacuated with Typhoon Maysak a day away from potentially striking the country's northeast coast.

24,000 to be evacuated as typhoon closes in on Philippines
Bloody Good Friday crucifixions to begin in Philippines
Bloody Good Friday crucifixions to begin in Philippines

Devotees in the fervently Catholic Philippines were set to nail themselves to crosses and whip their backs bloody in extreme acts of devotion.

Bloody Good Friday crucifixions to begin in Philippines
State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia
State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia

An emergency was declared in the Micronesian state of Chuuk as Super Typhoon Maysak cut a destructive path across the central Pacific.

State of emergency as super typhoon batters Micronesia
Martin Murray vs Gennady Golovkin. Photo courtesy of vk.com/ggolovkin
Golovkin loses Fighter of the Year to Terence Crawford

The Boxing Writers Association of America (BWAA) has named the best fighter of 2014.

Golovkin loses Fighter of the Year to Terence Crawford
Philippine Cinderellas beat poverty, seize world stage
Philippine Cinderellas beat poverty, seize world stage

As a child she waded in muddy Philippine rice paddies, now teenager Janicel Lubina struts down runways for the country's top designers.

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Philippine Cinderellas beat poverty, seize world stage
France's Hollande seeks climate 'alliance' with Philippines
France's Hollande seeks climate 'alliance' with Philippines

French President Francois Hollande called for a climate change "alliance" with the Philippines that could spur similar co-operation.

France's Hollande seeks climate 'alliance' with Philippines
Screenshot from Prikluchenie (Adventure). Photo courtesy of cinemas-asie.com
Torebayev's Adventure competes at French film festival

Kazakhstani film director Nariman Torebayev is presenting his 'free interpretation' of Dostoevsky’s White Nights under the title Prikluchenie (Adventure) at the Vesoul international film festival of Asian Cinema’s (FICA) in France.

Torebayev's Adventure competes at French film festival
Philippine plane following Pope Francis overshoots runway
Philippine plane following Pope Francis overshoots runway

A plane carrying top aides of Philippine President overshot a runway in stormy weather, shortly after Pope Francis's plane took off from the same airport.

Philippine plane following Pope Francis overshoots runway
Big business cashes in on 'Brand Pope' in Philippines
Big business cashes in on 'Brand Pope' in Philippines

Pope Francis says he has come to the Philippines to help the poor, but the country's biggest businesses and multinationals are also cashing in.

Big business cashes in on 'Brand Pope' in Philippines
Pope to begin passionate, chaotic Philippine visit
Pope to begin passionate, chaotic Philippine visit

Pope Francis will immerse himself in the Catholic Church's passionate and chaotic Asian heartland as he lands in the Philippines for a five-day trip.

Pope to begin passionate, chaotic Philippine visit
Pope heads to Sri Lanka, kicking off Asia trip
Pope heads to Sri Lanka, kicking off Asia trip

Pope Francis set off for a six-day trip to Sri Lanka and the Philippines, where his open-air masses are expected to draw millions.

Pope heads to Sri Lanka, kicking off Asia trip
Philippine storm death toll rises to 11
Philippine storm death toll rises to 11

Two days of heavy flooding and landslides killed 11 people as tropical storm Jangmi crossed the central Philippines on Tuesday, with water in some areas "neck deep".

Philippine storm death toll rises to 11
Under fire from bishops, Pope shirts pulled from Philippine stores
Under fire from bishops, Pope shirts pulled from Philippine stores

The Philippines's largest broadcaster pulled souvenir T-shirts for an upcoming papal visit from its stores.

Under fire from bishops, Pope shirts pulled from Philippine stores
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast
Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast

Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia's deadliest storms.

Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines' typhoon coast