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    Peru to hold APEC CEO Summit in 2016
    Manila, Nov 18 : The Philippines that hosted the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) CEO Summit on Wednesday handed over the chairmanship of the next summit to Peru where the summit's theme would be "human development and quality growth".

    Philippines military, police prepared for APEC security
    Manila, Nov 17 : The Philippines has despatched thousands of soldiers to augment its police force in securing the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit to be held in Manila on Wednesday and Thursday.

    Xi Jinping arrives in Philippines for APEC summit
    Manila, Nov 17 : Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Manila on Tuesday to attend the 23rd Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit to be held during November 18 and 19.

    Investigation into killing of Philippines journalist urged by UNESCO ...
    New York, Nov 12 (Just Earth News/IBNS): The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on Wednesday denounced the killing of radio journalist Jose Bernardo in the Philippines on 31 October.

    Two years after super typhoon in Philippines, UNICEF lauds recovery ...
    New York, Nov 9 (Just Earth News/IBNS): On the second anniversary of Super Typhoon Haiyan, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has commended the significant progress made in recovery and rehabilitation efforts in the Philippines, but remains concerned about the unmet needs of children and ...

    Filipino wins transgender pageant in Thailand
    Bangkok, Nov 7 : Trixie Maristela from the Philippines was crowned Miss International Queen 2015 at the world's largest transgender beauty pageant held in Thailand's resort city of Pattaya, the media reported on Saturday.

    INS Sahyadri visits Manila in Philippines
    New Delhi, Nov 1 : Indian Naval Ship Sahyadri, currently on operational deployment to South China Sea and North West Pacific region in pursuance of India's 'Act East' policy, entered Manila on Sunday.

    Two Philippines soldiers killed in rebel attack
    Manila, Nov 1 : Two soldiers were killed in a clash after leftist rebels attacked a construction site on Saturday night in the Philippines, military said on Sunday.

    15 killed in Philippines fire
    Manila, Oct 31 : At least 15 people, including six children, were killed while 13 others were injured in fire that hit a market in the southern Philippine city of Zamboanga.

    Territorial dispute with Philippines: China adamant on stance
    Beijing, Oct. 30 : Even as the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague announced on Thursday that it would handle the case filed by the Philippines over Beijing's territorial claim for almost the entire South China Sea, China said it would "continue boycotting proceedings" at the court.

    Philippine Open to return to Asian Tour in December
    Tarlac City (Philippines), Oct 27 : The 98th Philippine Open, Asia's oldest National Open golf, will move to a new venue when it returns to the Asian Tour from December 17 to 20.

    Philippine typhoon toll rises to 46
    Manila, Oct 23 : The death toll in the Philippines due to typhoon Koppu, locally named as Lando, has increased to 46, officials said on Friday.

    Typhoon Koppu kills 43 in Philippines
    Manila, Oct 22 : The toll from typhoon Koppu in the Philippines has risen to 43 while 78 people were reported injured in the northern part of the country, the state disaster management agency said on Thursday.

    Toll rises in the Philippines typhoon to 41
    Manila, Oct 22 : The toll due to the devastation caused by typhoon Koppu in the Philippines rose to 41 on Thursday with another 78 people injured, authorities said.

    Typhoon kills 26 in Philippines
    Manila, Oct 21 : At least 26 people have died and 18 injured as Typhoon Koppu made landfall in the Philippines, authorities said on Wednesday.

    Beijing defends constructing lighthouses in South China Sea
    Beijing, Oct 20 : China on Tuesday reacted to the Philippines' criticism of lighthouses constructed by it in the South China Sea, saying "these actions do not change the status quo there".

    Typhoon kills 10, injures five in Philippines
    Manila, Oct 19 : At least 10 people were killed and five others injured as typhoon Koppu, locally named Lando, lashed northern Philippines for the second day, authorities said on Monday.

    Four killed in Philippines typhoon
    Manila, Oct 19 : Typhoon Koppu, which claimed at least four lives and affected over 25,000 people in the Philippines, was on Monday weakening although more than 20 provinces were still on high alert, official sources here said.

    Seven die in Philippines boat capsize
    Manila, Oct 19 : At least seven people were killed and two injured when a boat capsized in Iloilo-Guimaras Strait in central Philippines, the local coast guard said on Monday.

    Two killed, over 20,000 displaced in Philippines typhoon
    Manila, Oct 19 : Two people were killed, five injured and over 20,000 forced to leave their homes as typhoon Koppu battered the Philippines, authorities said on Monday.

    Typhoon 'Koppu' kills one in Philippines
    Manila, Oct 18 : A teenager was killed and four others were injured when they were hit by a falling tree in the Philippines' Quezon city, as typhoon Koppu continued to batter northern Philippines, a senior government official said on Sunday.

    Philippines battered by violent typhoon
    Manila, Oct 18 : Violent typhoon Koppu battered the Philippines on Sunday, destroying homes and displacing at least 10,000 people, and causing coastal surges of four metres high.

    Philippines praises India's stand on South China Sea
    New Delhi, Oct 14 : The Philippines is watching with concern the "massive reclamation" being undertaken by China around contested islets in the South China Sea, the country's foreign minister said here on Wednesday, praising India for calling on all parties to abide by the rule of law on the ...

    Ban appoints Philippines national as head of UN internal oversight ...
    New York, Oct 6 : United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, following consultations with Chairs of Regional Groups, informed the General Assembly on Monday of his intention to appoint Heidi Mendoza of the Philippines as the new Under-Secretary-General for the Office of Internal Oversight ...

    Mujigae leaves three dead in Philippines
    Manila, Oct 5 : At least three people were killed and 43 fishermen remained missing due to tropical storm Mujigae (local name: Kabayan), a Philippine civil defence official reported on Monday.

    Storm leaves 120 Philippine fishermen missing
    Manila, Oct 4 : Over 120 fishermen remained missing in the Philippines as tropical storm Mujigae moved away from the country, disaster reduction agencies reported on Sunday.

    Odisha signs MoU with IRRI for climate resilient paddy
    Bhubaneswar, Oct 3 : The Odisha government on Saturday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Philippines-based International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) for promotion of new high yielding stress tolerant and climate resilient paddy.

    Two arrested in Saudi Arabia over bomb plot
    Riyadh, Oct 3 : The Saudi interior ministry on Saturday said a Syrian man and a woman from the Philippines were arrested in capital Riyadh for obtaining material in preparation for a suicide bomb attack.

    Nine killed in Philippines accident
    Manila, Oct 3 : Nine people were killed and five others injured on Saturday when a passenger van rammed into a tree in Philippines' Cotabato province.

    Muhammad Ali marks 40th anniversary of epic fight
    Louisville (Kentucky), Oct 2 : Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali celebrated the 40th anniversary of his third fight with Joe Frazier in the Philippines in his Kentucky hometown in the United States.

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