Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 13°C Friday 12 August 2022

#Philippines

# philippines - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Eight killed as mob storms Philippine rice store

Nov 13th 2013, 6:25 AM 7,926 Views 13 Comments

A large crowd of hungry survivors carried away more than 100,000 bags of rice.

# philippines - Tuesday 12 November, 2013

Column: People in the Philippines are desperate, stunned and hopeless
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: People in the Philippines are desperate, stunned and hopeless

Nov 12th 2013, 7:30 PM 204 Views 26 Comments

As a Filipino, I know we’re a resilient nation – but this time the devastation is so great that people are truly desperate. This sort of disaster is simply unprecedented, writes Dr Natasha Reyes.

Filipino ambassador warned about typhoon devastation - last year
# Philippines
# Philippines

Filipino ambassador warned about typhoon devastation - last year

Nov 12th 2013, 11:11 AM 6,938 Views 54 Comments

Speaking at a UN conference last year, the Philippine envoy makes a tearful plea for action on climate change.

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Gilmore: Irish people expect us to play our full part in Philippines relief effort

Nov 12th 2013, 10:33 AM 5,199 Views 57 Comments

It comes as the US and Britain deploy warships to the islands. Some 10,000 people are feared dead in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan.

In Pictures: Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan attempt to leave Tacloban
# Philippines
# Philippines

In Pictures: Survivors of Typhoon Haiyan attempt to leave Tacloban

Nov 12th 2013, 9:48 AM 6,985 Views 6 Comments

Evacuation flights from the devastated city are scarce, meaning that tensions are rising.

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today
# Philippines
# Philippines

Book of condolences for the victims and families of Typhoon Haiyan opens today

Nov 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,497 Views 16 Comments

Charities are warning that the death toll in the Philippines which is currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# philippines - Monday 11 November, 2013

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

Up to four million children affected by Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 11th 2013, 8:51 PM 7,653 Views 11 Comments

60 metric tonnes of emergency aid is due to arrive in the Philippines tomorrow from UNICEF’s central supplies in Denmark.

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon
# Typhoon Haiyan
# Typhoon Haiyan

'Absolute bedlam' as 4 million people affected by Philippines typhoon

Nov 11th 2013, 8:28 AM 8,863 Views 21 Comments

Charities are warning that the death toll – currently estimated to be around 10,000 – is likely to rise.

# philippines - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 10th 2013, 7:52 PM 18,537 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about a stabbing in Limerick, Remembrance Day and devastation left by Typhoon Haiyan.

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort
# Philippines
# Philippines

Gilmore announces €1m emergency fund for Philippines relief effort

Nov 10th 2013, 6:30 PM 10,964 Views 126 Comments

200 tarpaulins, 85 family tents, 10,000 blankets and other basic food and hygiene necessities are also being sent.

Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Irish aid workers in Philippines report roads 'blocked due to dead bodies'

Nov 10th 2013, 1:18 PM 15,625 Views 10 Comments

Plan Ireland has launched an emergency appeal, commenting that reports have underestimated the numbers of people who will need help to repair their homes and get their lives back on track.

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Webcam child sex tourism – a sordid off-shoot of the social media revolution

Nov 10th 2013, 12:00 PM 1,728 Views 33 Comments

Law enforcement has not caught up with advances in technology that are giving sexual predators access to vulnerable children, writes Hans Guyt.

Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Typhoon death toll could reach 10,000 in one city alone

Nov 10th 2013, 8:18 AM 15,155 Views 14 Comments

Several hundred people have been confirmed dead in the Philippines, but that could rise dramatically as more cities report in.

# philippines - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Over 100 people confirmed dead in Philippines typhoon, death toll could reach 1,000

Nov 9th 2013, 9:28 AM 6,093 Views 9 Comments

The typhoon moved on to Vietnam today.

# philippines - Monday 4 November, 2013

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting
# Terre Des Hommes
# Terre Des Hommes

Three Irish men among those identified in webcam sex crimes sting

Nov 4th 2013, 9:16 PM 27,310 Views 49 Comments

Dutch children’s rights organisation Terre des Hommes created a virtual character, known as Sweetie, to operate in public chat rooms in order to catch thousands of people.

# philippines - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people
# Disaster
# Disaster

Earthquake in the Philippines kills 85 people

Oct 15th 2013, 9:42 AM 2,975 Views 9 Comments

The earthquake reached 7.2 on the Richter scale.

# philippines - Monday 2 September, 2013

‘I found myself in the Philippines, blindfolded and handcuffed to a Polish man’
# Castaway
# Castaway

‘I found myself in the Philippines, blindfolded and handcuffed to a Polish man’

Sep 2nd 2013, 7:15 AM 14,015 Views 14 Comments

Dublin artist Murray Aston won a competition that sent him to the other side of the world.

# philippines - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster
# Philippines
# Philippines

Photos: 31 people dead and 171 still missing after Philippine ferry disaster

Aug 17th 2013, 11:22 AM 7,849 Views 5 Comments

The ferry, which was carrying 831 passengers and crew, collided with a cargo ship and sank almost instantly.

# philippines - Monday 5 August, 2013

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here Is What Happened Today: Monday

Aug 5th 2013, 8:15 PM 13,663 Views 9 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the continued Dublin Bus strike, a test-tube burger, and a bomb blast in the Philippines.

Six dead, 26 hurt in Philippines bomb blast
# Terror Threat
# Terror Threat

Six dead, 26 hurt in Philippines bomb blast

Aug 5th 2013, 1:13 PM 9,046 Views 63 Comments

The United States and other governments had earlier warned of a terror threat in the city.

# philippines - Friday 5 July, 2013

Man tries to break into cockpit on flight from Australia
# Air Rage
# Air Rage

Man tries to break into cockpit on flight from Australia

Jul 5th 2013, 9:45 PM 22,399 Views 42 Comments

Police say passenger was abusive on Qantas flight yesterday.

# philippines - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Politician could face charges after he shoots himself in parliament (and survives)
# Investigation
# Investigation

Politician could face charges after he shoots himself in parliament (and survives)

Jun 29th 2013, 1:33 PM 12,170 Views 26 Comments

Police said the Philippine politician shot himself in parliament, where firearms are banned, with a pistol whose permit had expired.

# philippines - Friday 24 May, 2013

Manila isn't happy that Dan Brown called it "the gates of hell"
# Going Down Well
# Going Down Well

Manila isn't happy that Dan Brown called it "the gates of hell"

May 24th 2013, 9:56 PM 13,356 Views 46 Comments

The chairman of the Filipino capital has written to Brown saying the city is actually “an entry into heaven”.

# philippines - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

Victims demand apology from Japanese mayor over wartime sex slaves remark
# Asia
# Asia

Victims demand apology from Japanese mayor over wartime sex slaves remark

May 15th 2013, 9:11 AM 7,486 Views 23 Comments

Up to 200,000 women from Korea, China, the Philippines and elsewhere were forcibly drafted into brothels catering to the Japanese military in territories occupied by Japan during WWII.

# philippines - Monday 13 May, 2013

Pics: Filipino voters hit the polls in vital elections of over 18,000 politicians
# Philippines
# Philippines

Pics: Filipino voters hit the polls in vital elections of over 18,000 politicians

May 13th 2013, 1:05 PM 4,042 Views 0 Comments

The country’s president is hoping to secure a majority in both houses of parliament so he can push through reforms in the country’s corruption-ridden system.

# philippines - Friday 29 March, 2013

VIDEO: Men crucified in Philippines' annual Easter rituals
# Holy Hell
# Holy Hell

VIDEO: Men crucified in Philippines' annual Easter rituals

Mar 29th 2013, 7:37 AM 19,011 Views 86 Comments

Filipino Catholics have whipped their backs and nailed themselves to crosses in an annual commemoration of Christ’s death.

# philippines - Tuesday 12 March, 2013

WATCH: Philippines bans ex-NBA player for choking teammate
# Punishment
From The42
# Punishment

WATCH: Philippines bans ex-NBA player for choking teammate

Mar 12th 2013, 10:21 AM 980 Views 0 Comments

Renaldo Balkman, who once played with the New York Knicks, was also fined 250,000 pesos.

# philippines - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Filipino town goes into mourning over death of killer crocodile
# Killer Croc
# Killer Croc

Filipino town goes into mourning over death of killer crocodile

Feb 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,195 Views 25 Comments

Lolong – who was over 20 feet long – was suspected of killing several townspeople before being found dead on Sunday.

# philippines - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Philippines signs controversial new law easing access to contraception
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippines signs controversial new law easing access to contraception

Jan 17th 2013, 10:19 AM 4,871 Views 25 Comments

Philippines legislators passed the landmark law providing government funding for contraceptives and sexuality classes, despite strong opposition from the dominant Roman Catholic Church.

# philippines - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Storm leaves six dead in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

Storm leaves six dead in Philippines

Dec 27th 2012, 9:37 AM 2,610 Views 1 Comment

Tropical Storm Wukong has killed six people and left two missing after hitting the central Philippines.

# philippines - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion
# Birth Control
# Birth Control

Bishops say new bill is moving Philippines towards legal abortion

Dec 15th 2012, 11:46 AM 4,394 Views 50 Comments

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines allege the Reproductive Health Bill promotes pre-marital sex and threatens the “moral fibre” of the country.

# philippines - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

Closing bell? Calls in Philippines for Pacquiao to retire
# Pac Man
From The42
# Pac Man

Closing bell? Calls in Philippines for Pacquiao to retire

Dec 11th 2012, 11:15 AM 970 Views 6 Comments

“Pacquiao got hit hard but in the end, he was conquered by Father Time,” wrote one Philippine sports columnist in the wake of Pacquaio’s defeat to Juan Manuel Marquez.

# philippines - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

238 dead, hundreds missing following Philippines typhoon
# Philippines
# Philippines

238 dead, hundreds missing following Philippines typhoon

Dec 5th 2012, 8:06 AM 2,967 Views 4 Comments

Typhoon Bopha slammed into the southern island of Mindanao yesterday, leading to scenes of utter devastation.

# philippines - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Typhoon Bopha kills at least 40 in Philippines
# Bopha
# Bopha

Typhoon Bopha kills at least 40 in Philippines

Dec 4th 2012, 3:20 PM 2,419 Views 3 Comments

The villagers and soldiers drowned when torrents of water dumped by the powerful typhoon rushed down a mountain, engulfing the victims.

# philippines - Friday 19 October, 2012

Sting calls off Philippines gig in pine tree row
# Don't Stand So Close To Me
# Don't Stand So Close To Me

Sting calls off Philippines gig in pine tree row

Oct 19th 2012, 8:45 PM 10,199 Views 36 Comments

The singer called off the concert in protest at the removal of pine trees outside a shopping centre undergoing redevelopment.

# philippines - Friday 5 October, 2012

Philippines: President defends new laws clamping down on online libel
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippines: President defends new laws clamping down on online libel

Oct 5th 2012, 9:06 AM 2,026 Views 2 Comments

The new Filipino laws mean those who libel others online face greater punishment than those who do so in print.

# philippines - Monday 17 September, 2012

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads
# Islam
# Islam

Two die in Pakistan as film violence spreads

Sep 17th 2012, 2:59 PM 3,689 Views 56 Comments

Protests have taken place across the Arab World against the US-produced ‘Innocence of Muslims’.