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Aug 13, 2014

Philippine Train Rams Barrier, Injures Passengers

A Philippine commuter train rammed through a concrete barrier at the end of the rail line in Manila and rolled into a busy intersection, injuring passengers and damaging vehicles...

Aug 15, 2014

Hope amid the squalor: The smiling children of the Manila slums who are overcoming the filth and poverty of their homes

The children of the Manila slums in the Philippines have been pictured smiling and laughing as they play in streets littered with filth and squalor... #Philippines #Manila

Aug 18, 2014

Pope leaves South Korea after urging peace

(AP) -- Pope Francis wrapped up his first trip to Asia on Monday by challenging Koreans --from the North and the South -- to reject the "mindset of suspicion and confrontation" that clouds their relations and find new ways to forge peace on the war-d... #China #Europe #South Korea #North Korea #Sri Lanka #Philippines #Manila #Seoul

Jul 23, 2014

Celine Dion expands 2014 fall Asian tour with first ever show in the Philippines

Celine Dion has expanded her 2014 fall mini-tour of Asia with a new date in Manila... #Philippines #Manila #Celine Dion

Aug 10, 2014

Kerry urges talks to ease China Sea tensions

(AP) -- Moving to head off yet another international crisis, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday urged China and its smaller neighbors to peacefully resolve mounting tensions over maritime disputes in Asian waters. Speaking to the foreign mi... #China #John Kerry #Philippines #Manila #South China Sea #Asean

Aug 07, 2014

'Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno' stars in Manila

(AP) -- Japanese lead actor Takeru Satoh of the hit movie "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno" thanked Filipino fans Thursday for a warm welcome, saying he hopes the film will pave the way for more Japanese movies to be shown in the Philippines. The star... #Philippines #Manila

Aug 07, 2014

"Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno" stars in Manila

(AP) -- Japanese lead actor Takeru Satoh of the hit action movie "Rurouni Kenshin: Kyoto Inferno," and other cast members have graced the film's Asian premiere in Manila, where the first "Rurouni Kenshin" shown last year reportedly broke the record f... #Philippines #Manila

Aug 02, 2014

US immigration activist's movie premiers in Manila

(AP) -- An autobiographical documentary by one of America's best known immigrants living in the U.S. illegally has opened an independent film festival in his home country of the Philippines to applause, laughter and tears. Pulitzer Prize-winning jour... #Texas #Philippines #Manila #Virginia Tech #Washington Post Company #Jose Antonio Vargas #Huffington Post #San Francisco Chronicle

Aug 10, 2014

Kerry tries to ease Asian territorial disputes

(AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry tried Sunday to calm the brewing storm over territorial disputes in Asian waters, appealing to China and its neighbors to settle their differences and ease tensions. Kerry said at a meeting of the Associatio... #China #Australia #John Kerry #Chuck Hagel #Philippines #Manila #Myanmar #Aung San Suu Kyi #South China Sea #Asean

Aug 09, 2014

Kerry seeks to calm South China Sea tensions

(AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday urged China and its neighbors to take new steps to ease tensions over maritime disputes that many fear could spark conflict. Under the proposal he presented, China and members of the Association ... #China #Vietnam #John Kerry #Malaysia #Philippines #Manila #Brunei #South China Sea #Asean