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    Thousands evacuated in Philippines amid massive floods
    Manila, Sep 19 : Thousands of families in Metro Manila and nearby provinces in the Philippines were evacuated to higher places due to flooding triggered by heavy rains, authorities said Friday.

    Philippines volcano: 21,000 people in evacuation centres
    Manila, Sep 18 : At least 21,000 people are staying in 18 evacuation centres in eastern Philippines amid the possible eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay province, the Philippine Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Thursday.

    Philippines says it will press US to pay for reef damages
    Manila, Sep 17 : The Philippines government vowed Wednesday to continue seeking compensation from the United States for the damage caused by its navy ship to parts of a protected marine reserve.

    Philippines says it will press US to pay for reef damages
    Manila, Sep 17 : The Philippines government vowed Wednesday to continue seeking compensation from the United States for the damage caused by its navy ship to parts of a protected marine reserve.

    Four favourites in Asiad men's basketball
    Incheon (South Korea), Sep 16 : South Korea, Iran, the Philippines and China are expected to challenge for the top honours in men's basketball at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games starting here Friday.

    Toll in Philippines ferry capsize rises to six
    Manila, Sep 15 : The toll from the sinking of a ship off Panaoan island in the central Philippine province of Southern Leyte has climbed to six, the Philippine Navy said Monday.

    29 missing as ship capsizes in Philippines
    Manila, Sep 14 : At least 29 people were missing after a roll-on and roll-off vessel with 84 people on board capsized off central Philippine province of Leyte Saturday night, the state disaster relief agency said Sunday.

    13 die in Philippines accident
    Manila, Sep 10 : At least 13 people were killed when a vehicle carrying them fell into a ravine in the northern Philippine province of Benguet, media reported Wednesday.

    GMR venture in Philippines to give wings to airport
    By Ranjana Narayan, Cebu (Philippines), Sep 7 : Cebu City in central Philippines is eagerly waiting for Indian infrastructure major GMR to upgrade and renovate its existing airport and build a brand new one to accommodate the ever increasing tourist inflow, a top Philippines official said here.

    UN official defends Indian general in Syrian peacekeeping controversy
    By Arul Louis, New York, Sep 4 : UN's top peacekeeping official has came out in defence of India's Lt. Gen. Iqbal Singh Singha, who has come in for strong criticism from the Philippines military over his handling of operations in Syria after UN troops had come under attack from rebel forces.

    Five rebels killed in Philippines
    Manila, Sep 4 : At least five leftist rebels were killed Thursday in a clash with security forces in the Philippines.

    Indian weddings in Philippines, anyone?
    By Ranjana Narayan, Manila, Sep 1 : How about an exotic Indian wedding on the fine white sand beaches in the Philippines with the ocean waves lapping gently beside? The Philippines is planning to promote its beach resorts as a wedding destination, complete with all arrangements, including visa ...

    Philippines hopes to resume talks with rebels
    Manila, Sep 1 : The Philippine government Monday renewed its call to a major Leftist rebel group to resume peace talks.

    Philippines seeking defence ties with India after China's moves
    By Ranjana Narayan, Manila, Aug 31 : Worried over increasingly aggressive moves of China to stake claim on disputed reefs in the South China Sea, the Philippines is looking at establishing defence cooperation with allies, including India, a top official said here.

    Global consortium to build cable system connecting Indonesia, ...
    Tokyo, Aug. 30 : A consortium of seven global telecommunications companies has agreed to cooperate in the construction and operation of a new submarine cable system that directly connects South East Asia to the United States, with Japan's NEC Corporation as the system supplier.

    Is Philippines mulling an 'anti-selfie' bill?
    Manila, Aug 29 : A bill that seeks to bar taking photos of people without their permission is under intense discussion in the Congress in the Philippines, said Carlos Zarate, a representative from Bayan Muna, the leftist political party here.

    Philippines launches drug-testing system
    Manila, Aug 23 : The Philippines has launched a system of forensic laboratories on illegal drugs in all the country's 17 regions, an official said Saturday.

    INS Sahyadri reaches Philippines to enhance naval ties
    Manila, Aug 20 : The Indian Navy's INS Sahyadri arrived in Manila, Philippines Wednesday and made a courtesy port call to reinforce naval ties, a defence ministry statement said.

    Ebara delivers eight drainage pump trucks to Philippines
    Tokyo, Aug 18 : EBARA has delivered eight pump trucks for emergency drainage to The Philippines.

    Ex-Filipino general charged with extrajudicial killings arrested
    Manila, Aug 12 : One of Philippines' most wanted criminals, former general Jovito Palparan, was arrested Tuesday in Manila on charges of extrajudicial executions and the disappearance of two students.

    South China Sea tensions figure in talks with Sushma
    Nay Pyi Taw (Myanmar), Aug 9 : Tensions in the South China Sea Saturday figured in talks between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and her counterparts from the region, with the Philippines minister elaborating on the country's three-stage resolution of territorial disputes in that sea.

    Philippines adopts measures to prevent Ebola
    Manila, July 31 : The Philippines' Department of Health (DOH) Thursday said that it has adopted precautionary measures to prevent the entry and spread of the Ebola virus in the country.

    Toll in Philippines militant attack rises to 19
    Manila, July 28 : At least 19 people were killed and 13 others injured Monday in an ambush staged by members of the militant group Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines province of Sulu, the military said.

    16 killed in Philippines in Islamist militants' attack
    Manila, July 28 : At least 16 people were killed and 13 injured Monday in an ambush staged by members of the militants group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, an official said.

    16 killed in Philippines in Islamist militants' attack
    Manila, July 28 : At least 16 people were killed and 13 injured Monday in an ambush staged by members of the militants group Abu Sayyaf in the Philippines, an official said.

    18 killed in Philippines clash
    Manila, July 22 : At least 18 people were killed and 13 injured Tuesday during a clash between military troops and rebels in Philippines, an official said.

    Hosts China finish fourth at FIBA Asia Cup
    Wuhan (China), July 20 : Hosts China ended their 5th FIBA Asia Cup campaign with a 79-80 loss to the Philippines here to finish fourth in the basketball tournament.

    Typhoon Rammasun toll 94 in Philippines
    Manila, July 20 : The number of people killed by typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines has risen to 77, the National Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said Sunday.

    Philippines condemns MH17 crash
    Manila, July 19 : The Philippines government Saturday condemned the attack on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 that crashed over Ukraine Thursday.

    Typhoon Rammasun toll in Philippines rises to 77
    Manila, July 19 : The number of people killed by typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines has risen to 77, authorities said Saturday.

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