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# philippines - This year 2022

At least 47 dead and dozens feared missing as storm and floods lash Philippines
# Disaster
# Disaster

At least 47 dead and dozens feared missing as storm and floods lash Philippines

Oct 29th 2022, 8:21 AM 10,107 Views 1 Comment

The unusually heavy rains flooded several towns and outlying provinces in a mountainous region with marshy plains.

At least 31 dead after floods and landslides in south Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

At least 31 dead after floods and landslides in south Philippines

Oct 28th 2022, 8:53 AM 4,701 Views 1 Comment

Tropical Storm Nalgae caused unusually heavy rains in Maguindanao province.

Powerful typhoon leaves five rescuers dead in north Philippines
# Typhoon Noru
# Typhoon Noru

Powerful typhoon leaves five rescuers dead in north Philippines

Sep 26th 2022, 9:26 AM 4,894 Views 2 Comments

More than 50,000 people were taken to emergency shelters in the main Luzon region.

Former Philippine president Fidel 'Steady Eddie' Ramos dies
# Ramos
# Ramos

Former Philippine president Fidel 'Steady Eddie' Ramos dies

Jul 31st 2022, 1:31 PM 14,447 Views 2 Comments

The current president of the Philippines has expressed his condolences, as well as the European Union.

Powerful earthquake hits northern Philippines
# Disaster
# Disaster

Powerful earthquake hits northern Philippines

Jul 27th 2022, 7:32 AM 27,603 Views 1 Comment

A 25-year-old construction worker died when the three-storey building he was working on collapsed.

Seven dead and more than 120 rescued from water after ferry fire in Philippines
# Disaster
# Disaster

Seven dead and more than 120 rescued from water after ferry fire in Philippines

May 23rd 2022, 12:04 PM 7,123 Views 1 Comment

Many of the 134 passengers and crew jumped into the water and were plucked from the sea by motorboats and cargo vessels.

Ferdinand Marcos Junior claims victory in Philippine election
# Marcos
# Marcos

Ferdinand Marcos Junior claims victory in Philippine election

May 11th 2022, 10:11 AM 6,381 Views 4 Comments

The son of the late dictator has secured over 56% of the vote and more than double the tally of his nearest rival, liberal Leni Robredo.

Philippine dictator's son wins landslide presidential victory
# Election
# Election

Philippine dictator's son wins landslide presidential victory

Updated May 10th 2022, 4:00 PM 43,313 Views 25 Comments

The result represents a reversal of the 1986 “People Power” pro-democracy revolt that ousted his father.

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls
# Misfortune
From The42
# Misfortune

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls

May 10th 2022, 10:22 AM 10,699 Views 0 Comments

An initial tally showed the legendary sportsman picked up fewer than four million votes.

Death toll from Philippines landslides and floods rises to 58
# Tropical Storm
# Tropical Storm

Death toll from Philippines landslides and floods rises to 58

Apr 13th 2022, 7:47 AM 5,906 Views 0 Comments

Scientists have long warned that typhoons are strengthening more rapidly due to the effects of climate change.

# philippines - Last year 2021

Philippines typhoon death toll rises to 388
# Typhoon Rai
# Typhoon Rai

Philippines typhoon death toll rises to 388

Dec 27th 2021, 7:32 AM 7,778 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Rai struck the south and centre of the Asian nation on 16 and 17 December.

Death toll hits 375 after Philippines typhoon
# Typhoon Rai
# Typhoon Rai

Death toll hits 375 after Philippines typhoon

Updated Dec 20th 2021, 12:50 PM 16,736 Views 2 Comments

The toll is likely to rise as agencies assessed the full extent of the storm’s aftermath.

At least 30 people killed and 'alarming' destruction in Philippines after typhoon
# South China Sea
# South China Sea

At least 30 people killed and 'alarming' destruction in Philippines after typhoon

Updated Dec 18th 2021, 11:08 AM 19,045 Views 6 Comments

More than 300,000 people fled their homes and beachfront resorts ahead of the storm’s arrival.

Former RTÉ producer videoed himself sexually abusing a child in the Philippines, court hears
# Kieran Creaven
# Kieran Creaven

Former RTÉ producer videoed himself sexually abusing a child in the Philippines, court hears

Nov 5th 2021, 5:41 PM 54,435 Views 0 Comments

He called the child “beautiful” during the assault.

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte announces retirement from politics
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte announces retirement from politics

Oct 2nd 2021, 9:56 AM 14,757 Views 13 Comments

Philippine presidents are limited by the constitution to a single six-year term.

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines
# President Pac Man
From The42
# President Pac Man

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines

Sep 19th 2021, 3:16 PM 2,999 Views 0 Comments

Pacquiao accepted the nomination of his PDP-Laban party at its national convention on Sunday.

Strong typhoon increases in force and heads towards Taiwan
# Typhoon Chanthu
# Typhoon Chanthu

Strong typhoon increases in force and heads towards Taiwan

Sep 10th 2021, 4:33 PM 5,520 Views 4 Comments

The Philippine meteorological agency said Typhoon Chanthu could become a category 5 ‘super typhoon’.

Duterte confirms he will run for vice presidency in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

Duterte confirms he will run for vice presidency in Philippines

Aug 25th 2021, 10:52 AM 16,615 Views 14 Comments

The 76-year-old president is notorious for his crackdown on illegal drugs.

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50
# Philippines
# Philippines

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50

Jul 5th 2021, 8:20 AM 6,349 Views 1 Comment

A total of 45 others were injured when the aircraft overshot a runway at Jolo airport in Sulu province.

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors
# Philippines
# Philippines

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors

Updated Jul 4th 2021, 12:35 PM 28,016 Views 1 Comment

The defence secretary said the air force C-130 plane had 92 people on board.

Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open

Jun 7th 2021, 10:10 AM 4,649 Views 0 Comments

Yuka Saso birdied the third playoff hole to beat Japan’s Nasa Hataoka.

# philippines - All time

39 people dead after typhoon causes widespread flooding in Philippines
# Typhoon Vamco
# Typhoon Vamco

39 people dead after typhoon causes widespread flooding in Philippines

Nov 13th 2020, 7:41 AM 10,735 Views 2 Comments

More than 100,000 people had been rescued from the rising waters.

Residents flee as typhoon leaves three dead in north-eastern Philippines
# Typhoon Vamco
# Typhoon Vamco

Residents flee as typhoon leaves three dead in north-eastern Philippines

Nov 12th 2020, 10:58 AM 10,056 Views 0 Comments

Typhoon Vamco passed north of Manila between Bulacan and Pampanga provinces.

One million people evacuated as super typhoon slams into Philippines
# Typhoon Goni
# Typhoon Goni

One million people evacuated as super typhoon slams into Philippines

Nov 1st 2020, 8:07 AM 21,376 Views 3 Comments

Residents have been warned of likely landslides, massive flooding, storm surges and ferocious wind.

Millions in Philippines latest to be hit with stay-at-home order as cases soar internationally
# Global Pandemic
# Global Pandemic

Millions in Philippines latest to be hit with stay-at-home order as cases soar internationally

Aug 4th 2020, 7:57 AM 29,728 Views 29 Comments

The World Health Organisation has warned against relying on a vaccine as a ‘silver bullet’ to end the pandemic.

Typhoon Vongfong hits Philippines as country battles coronavirus
# Overlapping Disasters
# Overlapping Disasters

Typhoon Vongfong hits Philippines as country battles coronavirus

May 15th 2020, 11:16 AM 9,280 Views 12 Comments

The storm hit as tens of millions of Filipinos are hunkered down at home.

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300
# Philippines
# Philippines

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300

Updated Feb 2nd 2020, 2:40 PM 41,601 Views 91 Comments

The outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency.

Lava spews from Taal volcano in Philippines as 10,000 evacuated for fear of 'explosive eruption'
# Pacific Ring Of Fire
# Pacific Ring Of Fire

Lava spews from Taal volcano in Philippines as 10,000 evacuated for fear of 'explosive eruption'

Jan 13th 2020, 7:40 AM 10,276 Views 2 Comments

Taal sits in a picturesque lake and is one of the most active volcanoes in the nation.

'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky
# Pacific Ring Of Fire
# Pacific Ring Of Fire

'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky

Jan 12th 2020, 6:50 PM 29,034 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of people living near Taal volcano have been evacuated.

Death toll from Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines rises to 28
# Typhoon Phanfone
# Typhoon Phanfone

Death toll from Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines rises to 28

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,710 Views 0 Comments

At least 12 people are still listed as missing.

Death toll rises to 20 in Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines
# Typhoon Phanfone
# Typhoon Phanfone

Death toll rises to 20 in Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 6:16 PM 18,748 Views 15 Comments

With communications down, it’s not yet possible to assess the full extent of the damage.

Seven rowers die in dragon boat training accident off Philippine island resort
# Boracay
# Boracay

Seven rowers die in dragon boat training accident off Philippine island resort

Sep 25th 2019, 10:10 AM 12,869 Views 1 Comment

Four male and three female rowers died after large waves swamped and overturned their wooden boat.

US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport
# Charged
# Charged

US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport

Sep 6th 2019, 7:10 AM 32,877 Views 0 Comments

The woman, 42-year-old Jennifer Talbot, had no valid custody documents for the child.

Murder in the Missions: The story of one Irish priest's kidnapping and another's murder in Philippines
# True Crime
# True Crime

Murder in the Missions: The story of one Irish priest's kidnapping and another's murder in Philippines

Jul 28th 2019, 11:00 AM 16,968 Views 10 Comments

A new book tells the stories of these two men who went to the Philippines to work in conflict resolution at a time when the country was descending into civil war.

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach
# Philippines
# Philippines

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

Mar 19th 2019, 9:49 AM 39,605 Views 48 Comments

The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the rubbish filling its stomach.

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,983 Views 20 Comments

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint
# No Thriller In Manilla
From The42
# No Thriller In Manilla

Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint

Jan 25th 2019, 5:16 PM 5,013 Views 1 Comment

‘The Philippines is unfortunately not a football country’, lamented Sven.

'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout
# Life Begins At 40
From The42
# Life Begins At 40

'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout

Jan 20th 2019, 9:32 AM 8,593 Views 5 Comments

Pacquiao possibly set the stage for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, who watched the bout from ringside.

Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager
# Asia
# Asia

Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager

Dec 30th 2018, 5:11 PM 34,846 Views 48 Comments

Women’s rights political party Gabriela denounced Duterte’s comments as “repulsive”.

Eriksson returns to international management for the first time since 2010 World Cup
# Azkals
From The42
# Azkals

Eriksson returns to international management for the first time since 2010 World Cup

Oct 27th 2018, 12:54 PM 10,717 Views 2 Comments

The former England and Manchester City boss has taken over as manager of the Philippines.

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