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# 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 7,784 Views 5 Comments

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Aug 17th 2013, 8:51 AM 8,537 Views 5 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# 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 13,660 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 9,037 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 22,389 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 12,160 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 13,262 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 7,462 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 4,016 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 18,743 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 967 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 15,178 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 4,867 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 2,602 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 4,384 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 955 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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Dec 5th 2012, 8:35 AM 8,403 Views 6 Comments

Good morning! Here’s the nine things you need to know as the country prepares for another tough Budget.

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

238 dead, hundreds missing following Philippines typhoon

Dec 5th 2012, 8:06 AM 2,962 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 2,406 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 10,189 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 2,024 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 3,672 Views 56 Comments

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

# philippines - Friday 10 August, 2012

Dramatic Rescue of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Dramatic Rescue of the Day

Aug 10th 2012, 3:30 PM 7,760 Views 8 Comments

No comment.

# philippines - Wednesday 8 August, 2012

In photos: Torrential rains deluge Manila
# Philippines
# Philippines

In photos: Torrential rains deluge Manila

Aug 8th 2012, 9:56 PM 8,374 Views 7 Comments

The Philippines’s capital has been turned into a “water world” in a deluge that has killed at least 23 people and forced hundreds of thousands to flee.

# philippines - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

Pics: Philippines hit by major flooding and landslide
# Philippines
# Philippines

Pics: Philippines hit by major flooding and landslide

Aug 7th 2012, 10:53 AM 2,976 Views 1 Comment

The country’s capital, Manila is ‘half submerged’ in water. Thousands of commuters were stranded overnight and homes have been evacuated.

# philippines - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

In photos: Philippines battered by Typhoon Saola
# Flooding
# Flooding

In photos: Philippines battered by Typhoon Saola

Jul 31st 2012, 11:55 AM 3,871 Views 1 Comment

At least eight killed and tens of thousands displaced by Pacific storm.

# philippines - Thursday 5 July, 2012

'Facebook gaffe' gets Philippine official fired
# You're Fired
From The Daily Edge
# You're Fired

'Facebook gaffe' gets Philippine official fired

Jul 5th 2012, 12:01 PM 8,480 Views 7 Comments

The provincial information officer was supposed to be at work – but Facebook photos showed he was at a high school reunion…

# philippines - Monday 2 July, 2012

Photos: Meet the largest saltwater crocodile in the world*
# Scaled Up
# Scaled Up

Photos: Meet the largest saltwater crocodile in the world*

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:01 AM 10,734 Views 26 Comments

*In captivity, that is – locals in the Philippines fear there may be an even bigger one out there.

# philippines - Friday 6 April, 2012

In pictures: Easter ceremonies begin around the world
# Easter
# Easter

In pictures: Easter ceremonies begin around the world

Apr 6th 2012, 2:45 PM 4,793 Views 56 Comments

Masks, processions, and real-life crucifixions…

# philippines - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Cruise ship heads for Malaysian port after being stranded for 24 hours
# Cruise Ship
# Cruise Ship

Cruise ship heads for Malaysian port after being stranded for 24 hours

Apr 1st 2012, 11:40 AM 3,769 Views 4 Comments

The Azamara Quest, carrying over 1,000 people on board, was adrift in waters off the southern Philippines for a full day after flames engulfed one of its engine rooms on Friday night

# philippines - Thursday 5 January, 2012

Landslide kills 25 and buries dozens more in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

Landslide kills 25 and buries dozens more in Philippines

Jan 5th 2012, 1:43 PM 958 Views 0 Comments

Aside from those confirmed dead, more than 100 people were believed buried in the rubble, local officials said.

# philippines - Wednesday 28 December, 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011
# Review 2011
# Review 2011

In pictures: the natural disasters of 2011

Dec 28th 2011, 6:50 PM 6,729 Views 6 Comments

Last year saw a number of major natural disasters strike, including earthquakes in Japan, New Zealand and Turkey, volcanic eruptions in Chile and Iceland, and severe tropical storms in Asia.

# philippines - Monday 26 December, 2011

The Daily Fix: St Stephen's Day
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: St Stephen's Day

Dec 26th 2011, 7:45 PM 5,788 Views 3 Comments

In tonight’s Fix: Texas gunman was dressed as Santa Claus, China’s ghost estates and why Donald Trump has left the Republican party.

Irish aid arrives in Philippines after Typhoon Washi
# Emergency
# Emergency

Irish aid arrives in Philippines after Typhoon Washi

Dec 26th 2011, 4:01 PM 1,327 Views 1 Comment

The tents and blankets were sent in the wake of the devastating typhoon which killed over 1,000 earlier this month.

# philippines - Friday 23 December, 2011

Ireland to send emergency aid to flood-struck Philippines
# Airlift
# Airlift

Ireland to send emergency aid to flood-struck Philippines

Dec 23rd 2011, 8:33 PM 1,678 Views 15 Comments

The Christmas Day airlift will contain tents and blankets for thousands of families displaced by the disaster.

More than 1,000 people still missing after Philippines floods
# Typhoon Washi
# Typhoon Washi

More than 1,000 people still missing after Philippines floods

Dec 23rd 2011, 2:07 PM 725 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Government has issued an appeal for over US$28 million to help victims of the storm.

# philippines - Monday 19 December, 2011

Philippines prepares for mass burial of storm victims
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippines prepares for mass burial of storm victims

Dec 19th 2011, 3:31 PM 1,176 Views 2 Comments

The tropical storm killed at least 650 people this weekend and left over 800 missing, according to the Red Cross.

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Dec 19th 2011, 8:31 AM 4,432 Views 8 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

# philippines - Sunday 18 December, 2011

Death toll rises to 650 after Philippines storm
# Floods
# Floods

Death toll rises to 650 after Philippines storm

Dec 18th 2011, 2:23 PM 1,391 Views 1 Comment

More than 800 people are still missing after flash floods that swept away houses and splintered families.

# philippines - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Death toll in Filipino flash floods rises to 436
# Philippines
# Philippines

Death toll in Filipino flash floods rises to 436

Dec 17th 2011, 2:23 PM 1,789 Views 4 Comments

Many people were killed as they slept in their beds and tropical storm tore through two cities.