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# philippines - Monday 23 May, 2022

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 7,096 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.

# philippines - Wednesday 11 May, 2022

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

Ferdinand Marcos Junior claims victory in Philippine election

May 11th 2022, 10:11 AM 6,370 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.

# philippines - Tuesday 10 May, 2022

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 43,298 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
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# Misfortune

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao gets knock out blow in polls

May 10th 2022, 10:22 AM 10,682 Views 0 Comments

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

# philippines - Wednesday 13 April, 2022

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 5,882 Views 0 Comments

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

# philippines - Monday 27 December, 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 7,767 Views 1 Comment

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

# philippines - Monday 20 December, 2021

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 16,722 Views 2 Comments

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

# philippines - Saturday 18 December, 2021

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 19,030 Views 6 Comments

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

# philippines - Friday 5 November, 2021

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 54,353 Views 0 Comments

He called the child “beautiful” during the assault.

# philippines - Saturday 2 October, 2021

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 14,750 Views 13 Comments

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

# philippines - Sunday 19 September, 2021

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

Boxing great Manny Pacquiao to run for presidency of the Philippines

Sep 19th 2021, 3:16 PM 2,991 Views 0 Comments

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

# philippines - Friday 10 September, 2021

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 5,508 Views 4 Comments

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

# philippines - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

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 16,598 Views 14 Comments

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

# philippines - Monday 5 July, 2021

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 6,340 Views 1 Comment

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

# philippines - Sunday 4 July, 2021

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 27,989 Views 1 Comment

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

# philippines - Monday 7 June, 2021

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

Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open

Jun 7th 2021, 10:10 AM 4,640 Views 0 Comments

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

# philippines - Friday 13 November, 2020

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 10,704 Views 2 Comments

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

# philippines - Thursday 12 November, 2020

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 10,048 Views 0 Comments

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

# philippines - Sunday 1 November, 2020

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 21,355 Views 3 Comments

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

# philippines - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

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 29,722 Views 29 Comments

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

# philippines - Friday 15 May, 2020

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 9,270 Views 12 Comments

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

# philippines - Sunday 2 February, 2020

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 41,588 Views 91 Comments

The outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency.

# philippines - Monday 13 January, 2020

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 10,269 Views 2 Comments

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

# philippines - Sunday 12 January, 2020

'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 29,020 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of people living near Taal volcano have been evacuated.

# philippines - Friday 27 December, 2019

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 4,696 Views 0 Comments

At least 12 people are still listed as missing.

# philippines - Thursday 26 December, 2019

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 18,741 Views 15 Comments

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

# philippines - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

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 12,855 Views 1 Comment

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

# philippines - Friday 6 September, 2019

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 32,862 Views 0 Comments

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

# philippines - Sunday 28 July, 2019

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 16,919 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.

# philippines - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

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 39,592 Views 48 Comments

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

# philippines - Sunday 27 January, 2019

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 12,970 Views 20 Comments

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

# philippines - Friday 25 January, 2019

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

Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint

Jan 25th 2019, 5:16 PM 5,002 Views 1 Comment

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

# philippines - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'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 8,584 Views 5 Comments

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

# philippines - Sunday 30 December, 2018

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 34,834 Views 48 Comments

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

# philippines - Saturday 27 October, 2018

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 10,702 Views 2 Comments

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

# philippines - Friday 21 September, 2018

Rescuers frantically dig for survivors as death toll rises after landslide in the Philippines
# Hillside Collapse
# Hillside Collapse

Rescuers frantically dig for survivors as death toll rises after landslide in the Philippines

Sep 21st 2018, 2:33 PM 12,247 Views 2 Comments

The country is still reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut, with 29 confirmed dead from the landslide.

# philippines - Monday 17 September, 2018

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines
# Trail Of Destruction
# Trail Of Destruction

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 9:57 PM 21,965 Views 11 Comments

Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.

# philippines - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims
# Philippines
# Philippines

Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims

Sep 15th 2018, 10:10 AM 19,616 Views 19 Comments

Two women were killed in Taiwan.

# philippines - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'
# Human Rights Defenders
# Human Rights Defenders

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Sep 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,100 Views 10 Comments

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# philippines - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office
# Mariano Blanco
# Mariano Blanco

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office

Sep 5th 2018, 7:39 AM 19,830 Views 28 Comments

Mariano Blanco, mayor of the town of Ronda, is the latest in a spate of local officials to be slain in recent months.

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