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Philippine sultan infuriates two countries From a dirty plastic chair in a rundown district of the Philippine capital, an ailing man claiming to be the head of an ancient Muslim dynasty whispers defiant decrees that infuriate a president.
28 февраля 2013
Philippines hopes law will avert launder blacklisting The Philippines hopes to avoid being put on a blacklist of money-laundering havens after President Benigno Aquino signed a new law boosting safeguards against such crimes.
16 февраля 2013
World's largest crocodile dies in Philippines The world's largest saltwater crocodile in captivity has died in the Philippines, 17 months after the suspected man-eater was hunted down and put on display for tourists.
11 февраля 2013
Philippine leader keeps gun despite outcry Philippine President Benigno Aquino may continue to carry a gun despite an impending ban on bearing firearms in the run-up to polls.
13 января 2013
Photo courtesy of sfkids.org Philippines seeks unity after birth control law signed President Benigno Aquino's government called for reconciliation on Saturday after a "divisive" birth control act was signed into law despite bitter opposition from the influential Catholic church.
30 декабря 2012
Storm leaves five dead in Philippines Tropical Storm Wukong left five people dead and three missing as it cut through the central Philippines, following devastating Typhoon Bopha that killed hundreds earlier this month.
28 декабря 2012
Philippines to buy three naval helicopters The Philippines said Thursday it would buy three naval helicopters from an Anglo-Italian manufacturer as part of its military modernisation programme amid a territorial dispute with China.
28 декабря 2012
©REUTERS Coca-Cola FEMSA to acquire Philippine bottler Coca-Cola FEMSA of Mexico is to take control of the US soft drink firm's bottling operations in the Philippines in a $688.5 million cash deal.
15 декабря 2012
Philippines typhoon toll tops 700, hundreds missing The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit the Philippines this year has climbed above 700 with hundreds more missing, many of them tuna fishermen feared lost at sea.
12 декабря 2012
Philippine typhoon survivors 'loot' shops: offficial Hungry survivors of a deadly Philippine typhoon looted shops and warehouses in a hard-hit town in a bid to stay alive amid stalled aid deliveries.
08 декабря 2012
Philippine leader pledges action on typhoon disasters Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Friday visited communities devastated by a deadly typhoon, and vowed to work to find ways to prevent storm disasters.
07 декабря 2012
475 dead, many homeless in Philippines typhoon Nearly 200,000 people were homeless and 475 confirmed dead after the Philippines' worst typhoon this year, officials said Thursday, as the government appealed for international help.
06 декабря 2012
US offers aid after deadly Typhoon Bopha The United States offered disaster relief and sent condolences Wednesday to the Philippines and Palau in the wake of Typhoon Bopha.
06 декабря 2012
115 killed in Philippines typhoon The death toll from a powerful typhoon that struck the Philippines has risen to 115, as confirmation of more victims filtered in from isolated areas.
05 декабря 2012
Evacuations as powerful typhoon nears Philippines A powerful typhoon barrelled towards the Philippines Monday, prompting authorities to order the immediate evacuation of thousands of people from coastal and low-lying areas.
03 декабря 2012
Philippines says 146 Marcos paintings missing More than 140 paintings by Picasso, Van Gogh and other masters which were bought with stolen funds by former Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos remain missing.
28 ноября 2012
©REUTERS Philippine leader ignores call to quit smoking Philippine President Benigno Aquino will not quit smoking despite the country's top medical body publicly appealing for him to lead by example and kick the habit.
24 ноября 2012
Philippine communists kill four soldiers: military The Philippine military said Monday communist rebels killed four unarmed soldiers in an ambush, further hurting efforts to revive stalled talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running rebellions.
05 ноября 2012
Millions across Philippines visit their dead Millions across the Philippines visited cemeteries Thursday to pay respects to their dead, in an annual tradition that combines Catholic religious rites with the country's penchant for festivity.
01 ноября 2012
Audit finds Philippines lost $2.46 bn to anomalies The Philippines lost $2.46 billion through misuse of state funds and assets during the latter years of graft-tainted ex-president Gloria Arroyo's rule.
07 октября 2012

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