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    Boxing's 'grand master' Mayweather will play 'game of chess' with ...
    London, Apr.26 : British boxer Amir Khan is of the view that Philippines pugilist Manny Pacquiao could find himself checkmated by American rival Floyd Mayweather when they face each other in Las Vegas on May 2.

    India beat Philippines, enter Fed Cup Group I
    Hyderabad, April 18 : The Sania Mirza-led Indian women's tennis team came out with a gritty performance to beat Philippines 2-1 in the Fed Cup Group II Asia/Oceania promotional playoff final here on Saturday night to enter Group I, where they will play in 2016.

    World's first selfie museum is here
    London, April 13 : Now also known as the "selfie capital of the world", the Philippines has an art museum that, instead of keeping you away from art pieces, encourages you take selfies with them and share your pictures with the world.

    Lisa Ray's birthday plans changed due to typhoon Maysak
    Mumbai, April 4 : Indo-Canadian actress Lisa Ray, who wanted to celebrate her birthday at a private resort in the Philippines on Saturday, had to change her plan due to typhoon Maysak.

    Gunmen abduct four men in Philippines
    Manila, April 4 : Unidentified gunmen abducted four men in the Philippines' Maguindanao province, police said on Saturday.

    GRSE negotiating for building warships for Philippines
    Kolkata, March 23 : After making India's first warship for export, the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) is negotiating for delivery of two light frigates to the Philippines, an official said here on Monday.

    More aid needed for 120,000 displaced by clashes in southern ...
    New York, Mar 21 : Intensifying armed conflict in the southern Philippines island of Mindanao has displaced some 120,000 people since late January, the United Nations refugee agency said on Friday , expressing particular concern for the safety of women and children who could be exposed to ...

    Fighting uproots 120,000 people in Filipino island
    United Nations, March 21 : The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has warned that more than 120,000 people have been displaced in Mindanao island in southern Philippines since fighting broke out between government troops and armed groups in late January, a UN spokesperson said here Friday.

    Malik, Tomlinson to pay drug bond for Philippines visit
    Los Angeles, March 20 : One Direction band members Zayn Malik and Louis Tomlinson have been forced to deposit bonds worth 6,600 pounds to get a special work permit for visiting the Philippines.

    Vietnam's top player secures berth in Chess World Cup 2015
    Ho Chi Minh City, March 15 : Vietnamese top seed Le Quang Liem defeated Laylo Darwin of the Philippines in the zone 3.3 qualifying round of the World Chess Championships 2015 here to secure a berth in the Chess World Cup 2015.

    One Direction band members may undergo drug test
    Los Angeles, March 14 : Singers Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik of the "One Direction" band may be forced to undergo a drug test before their performance in the Philippines.

    Four soldiers, 40 militants killed in the Philippines
    Manila, March 9 : At least 40 militants and four soldiers were killed as the Philippine Army continued its all-out offensive in the province of Maguindanao, a military officer said on Monday.

    10,000 families homeless after huge fire in Manila
    Manila, March 3 : More than 10,000 families were displaced after a fire that raged for 12 hours and destroyed over 5,000 houses in Metro Manila, capital of the Philippines, authorities said on Tuesday.

    24 Abu Sayyaf militants killed in Philippines
    Manila, Feb 28 : At least 24 Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) militants were killed and 27 injured as a military operation against the group entered its fourth day in Philippines' Sulu province, officials said Saturday.

    Philippines radio journalist shooting, UN calls for investigation
    New York, Feb 25 : The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has denounced the latest killing of a journalist in the Philippines and urged authorities to investigate the murder and "provide the media with as safe an environment as possible to ensure the public's ...

    Photo competition shines spotlight on UN's zero hunger goal
    New York, Feb 24 : Scenes of families eating together in Burundi, Laos and the Philippines on Monday won a photo competition judged by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver aimed at demonstrating "the simple yet powerful role provided by sitting tougher and eating as a family," the World Food Programme (WFP) ...

    Photo competition shines spotlight on UN's zero hunger goal
    New York, Feb 24 : Scenes of families eating together in Burundi, Laos and the Philippines on Monday won a photo competition judged by celebrity chef Jamie Oliver aimed at demonstrating "the simple yet powerful role provided by sitting tougher and eating as a family," the World Food Programme (WFP) ...

    20 rebels killed in Philippines
    Manila, Feb 23 : At least 20 members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) group were killed in a clash with Philippine government forces in Pikit, North Cotabato, the military said Monday.

    Ants that travelled the world by sea
    Washington, Feb 19 : Do you know how tropical fire ants from Mexico crossed the Pacific ocean to reach the Philippines, and from there to other parts of the world?

    Philippine military warns against destabilisation efforts
    Manila, Feb 16 : The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Monday issued a warning to its soldiers against joining any coup d'etat or acts of rebellion against the government.

    Five killed in rebel attack in Philippines
    Davao City (Philippines), Feb 16 : Five people were killed following an attack by leftist rebels on a police station in the Philippines, authorities said Monday.

    India, Philippines to cooperate in tourism
    New Delhi, Jan 29 : India and the Philippines Thursday discussed ways to promote two-way exchange in tourism sector.

    Care for a 'python massage' during next visit to zoo?
    London, Jan 27 : A zoo in the Philippines is offering deep muscle 'python massage' to people who make a donation to their organization.

    30 killed in Philippines clashes
    Bangkok, Jan 26 : At least 30 people have been killed during clashes between the Philippine police and the Muslim rebels of the Moro Front of Islamic Liberation (MILF) in the south of the country, media reported Monday.

    30 policemen killed in Philippines
    Manila, Jan 25 : At least 30 Philippine policemen were killed in a gun battle with alleged members of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters and Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the province of Maguindanao Sunday.

    Millions in Manila bid 'heartwarming' farewell to Pope Francis as he ...
    London, Jan 19 : Pope Francis has reportedly left the Philippines, concluding his six-day tour of Asia after drawing a record crowd in the capital city of Manila.

    Pope ends Philippines trip, as millions throng Mass
    Manila, Jan 18 : Pope Francis wrapped up his trip to the Philippines Sunday, with a Mass in the capital Manila, which was attended by six to seven million people despite steady rain throughout the day.

    Pope ends Philippines trip, as millions throng Mass
    Manila, Jan 18 : Pope Francis wrapped up his trip to the Philippines Sunday, with a Mass in the capital Manila, which was attended by six to seven million people despite steady rain throughout the day.

    Pope leaves Sri Lanka for Philippines after two-day visit
    Colombo, Jan.15 : Pope Francis left Sri Lanka this morning after a two-day visit during which he preached a message of reconciliation.

    Philippines seeks foreign assistance to protect Pope
    Manila, Jan 12 : The Philippine government has sought help from allied countries to prevent possible threats when Pope Francis embarks on a five-day visit to the country, the Philippine president said Monday.

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