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May 09, 2016
Firebrand Rodrigo Duterte favourite as Philippines holds presidential electionsThe Philippines on Monday launched elections to elect a new president with anti-establishment firebrand Rodrigo Duterte the shock favourite after an incendiary campaign full of profanity-laced threats to kill criminals.
May 01, 2016
Philllipines: Abu Sayyaf militants release 10 Indonesian hostagesTen Indonesian sailors abducted by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants were freed in the southern Philippines on Sunday after five weeks in captivity, Philippine police said.
Feb 03, 2016
Philippines has run out of time to pass Muslim autonomy bill, setback may lead to guerilla attacksPhilippine officials say the country's Congress has run out of time to pass a Muslim autonomy bill under the current president, sparking concerns the setback may embolden hardline Muslim guerrillas to launch attacks.
Mar 27, 2014
Philippines govt signs historic peace deal with Muslim rebelsThe deal grants largely Muslim areas of the southern Mindanao region greater political autonomy in exchange for an end to armed rebellion
Nov 18, 2013
Philippines: Will aid corruption wreak worse havoc than Typhoon Haiyan?Corruption is a concern after any major natural disaster, as millions of dollars in cash and goods rush in from around the world. But those worries are especially acute in the Philippines, where graft has been a part of life for decades.
Nov 15, 2013
Hero to zero? Philippine President Aquino feels typhoon backlashTwo days before one of the world's most powerful typhoons rammed into the Philippines, President Benigno Aquino had a simple but ambitious target for all government agencies: zero casualties.
Nov 13, 2013
Haiyan aftermath: Obama calls Philippines president, promises supportUS President Barack Obama today called his Pilipino counterpart President Benigno Aquino to express his condolences for the devastation caused by Super typhoon Haiyan, one of the largest and strongest storms to ever hit land
Nov 13, 2013
Haiyan death toll closer to 2,000, not 10,000: Philippines presidentThe death toll from the massive typhoon that hit the Philippines is closer to 2,000 or 2,500, not the previously reported figure of 10,000, President Benigno Aquino told CNN on Tuesday
Nov 12, 2013
Typhoon Haiyan: PM offers help to disaster-hit PhilippinesPrime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday conveyed his condolences to Philippines President Benigno Aquino over the catastrophe caused by typhoon Haiyan and offered India's help in relief and rehabilitation efforts.
Aug 05, 2013
Bomb blast in south Philippines kills at least six, wounds 29Troops and police closed off the area along Sinsuat Avenue in Cotabato city as firefighters and ambulances arrived at the scene, where witnesses saw at least four people bloodied on the pavement as cars and buildings burned after the explosion.