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#Philippines

# 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 7,778 Views 8 Comments

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# 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 8,386 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 2,989 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 3,894 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 8,492 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 10,756 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 4,818 Views 57 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 3,781 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 969 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 6,770 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 5,833 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 1,346 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 1,693 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 742 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 1,196 Views 2 Comments

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

# 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 1,413 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 1,806 Views 4 Comments

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

# philippines - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Beckham: 'Big decision' to make on future as London 2012 on the horizon
# LA Story
From The42
# LA Story

Beckham: 'Big decision' to make on future as London 2012 on the horizon

Dec 1st 2011, 2:26 PM 474 Views 0 Comments

Former England skipper said he “would love to be part of the GB team” in the Olympics next year, especially since the games will be played in a part of London where he grew up.

# philippines - Monday 28 November, 2011

Three killed in bomb attack on Philippines hotel
# Philippines
# Philippines

Three killed in bomb attack on Philippines hotel

Nov 28th 2011, 8:41 PM 1,742 Views 2 Comments

Officials said that two more devices were planned to explode, but were discovered on a nearby island and defused.

# philippines - Monday 31 October, 2011

Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world
# 7 Billion
# 7 Billion

Seven billionth baby welcomed to the world

Oct 31st 2011, 10:44 AM 1,083 Views 25 Comments

The world’s population is expected to reach 7 billion today – and the births of new babies is being celebrated worldwide. But some remind us that not all births are registered.

# philippines - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

Tributes paid to 'warm and gentle' mother who died in flooded flat
# Floods
# Floods

Tributes paid to 'warm and gentle' mother who died in flooded flat

Oct 26th 2011, 10:35 AM 2,557 Views 4 Comments

Celia de Jesus was “devoted” to her teenage son, a co-worker has said.

# philippines - Sunday 9 October, 2011

Explosions wound at least 11 people in the Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

Explosions wound at least 11 people in the Philippines

Oct 9th 2011, 3:10 PM 233 Views 1 Comment

The suspected homemade bombs struck a budget hotel and a cockfighting arena in Zamboanga city, which is currently celebrating a religious festival.

# philippines - Monday 3 October, 2011

Floods recede slowly in storm-battered Philippines
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Floods recede slowly in storm-battered Philippines

Oct 3rd 2011, 9:33 AM 131 Views 0 Comments

At least 56 people have been killed after two back-to-back typhoons hit the Philippines over the weekend.

# philippines - Friday 30 September, 2011

Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam
# Storms
# Storms

Asia reels from floods as storm hits Vietnam

Sep 30th 2011, 2:16 PM 767 Views 0 Comments

Monsoon flooding, typhoons and storms across Asia have left more than 600 people dead or missing in recent weeks. Today, Vietnam has had to evacuate tens of thousands of people ahead of a tropical storm.

# philippines - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Typhoon Nesat kills at least 20 in the Philippines
# Typhoon Nesat
# Typhoon Nesat

Typhoon Nesat kills at least 20 in the Philippines

Sep 28th 2011, 10:51 AM 376 Views 1 Comment

As the clean-up begins in the Philippines, the death toll from the storm has risen to 20 people, while another 35 are still unaccounted for.

# philippines - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Video: Seven killed, thousands evacuated as typhoon strikes Philippines
# Typhoon
# Typhoon

Video: Seven killed, thousands evacuated as typhoon strikes Philippines

Sep 27th 2011, 8:48 AM 434 Views 3 Comments

Gusts of up to 170km an hour and heavy rainfall are causing serious flooding and power cuts across the capital Manila.

# philippines - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest
# Killer Croc
From The Daily Edge
# Killer Croc

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest

Sep 6th 2011, 9:25 AM 4,838 Views 7 Comments

The colossal croc weighs a tonne, literally, but was caught by villagers on Saturday and has quickly become an internet hit.

# philippines - Wednesday 3 August, 2011

Tallaght Hospital admits patient medical records were breached
# Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght Hospital

Tallaght Hospital admits patient medical records were breached

Aug 3rd 2011, 9:30 AM 1,017 Views 2 Comments

It had previously denied allegations of a data breach.

# philippines - Saturday 30 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 30th 2011, 11:22 AM 1,279 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# philippines - Friday 29 July, 2011

41 people die after storms hit the Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

41 people die after storms hit the Philippines

Jul 29th 2011, 2:47 PM 329 Views 0 Comments

The storms hit the Philippines for three days, causing landslides and knocking down trees and buildings.

# philippines - Wednesday 27 July, 2011

Fatal storms shake Philippines and South Korea
# Storms
# Storms

Fatal storms shake Philippines and South Korea

Jul 27th 2011, 1:07 PM 471 Views 0 Comments

At least 20 people have been killed in the Philippines, and 32 people have dies in South Korea, following flooding and landslides.

# philippines - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos
# Week In Photos
# Week In Photos

The week in photos

Jul 1st 2011, 9:28 PM 826 Views 0 Comments

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# philippines - Tuesday 7 June, 2011

Philippines freezes $23 million tied to massacre suspects
# Philippines
# Philippines

Philippines freezes $23 million tied to massacre suspects

Jun 7th 2011, 8:24 PM 190 Views 1 Comment

The assets of one of the Philippines’ wealthiest and most influential families have been frozen, pending trials for multiple murder.

# philippines - Friday 3 June, 2011

Philippines and US launch joint search for missing US WWII troops
# WWII MIA
# WWII MIA

Philippines and US launch joint search for missing US WWII troops

Jun 3rd 2011, 2:51 PM 935 Views 0 Comments

The remains of many of the US troops who fought in the Philippines in World War II have never been recovered.

# philippines - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Journalists and dignitaries get a glimpse of US warship which disposed of bin Laden's body
# Bin Laden
# Bin Laden

Journalists and dignitaries get a glimpse of US warship which disposed of bin Laden's body

May 15th 2011, 12:29 PM 1,360 Views 0 Comments

A group of journalists and the president of the Philippines were invited on board the USS Carl Vinson warship on Sunday but operational details of the bin Laden raid and killing were not discussed.

# philippines - Saturday 7 May, 2011

Philippine city aims for Guinness World Record with mass circumcision 'party'
# Philippines
From The Daily Edge
# Philippines

Philippine city aims for Guinness World Record with mass circumcision 'party'

May 7th 2011, 11:09 AM 2,040 Views 6 Comments

Around 1,500 boys aged nine years and up have been circumcised at an event organised to provide safe surgery for traditional circumcision.

# philippines - Tuesday 3 May, 2011

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour
# Sweatshops
# Sweatshops

Sixty big name brands continuing to use sweatshop labour

May 3rd 2011, 3:39 PM 156,019 Views 10 Comments

A lobby group has examined 83 factories across Indonesia, Sri Lanka and The Philippines and found “widespread violations and abuses of workers’ rights”.

# philippines - Friday 22 April, 2011

24 Filipinos crucified on wooden crosses
# Crucifixion
# Crucifixion

24 Filipinos crucified on wooden crosses

Apr 22nd 2011, 1:00 PM 2,393 Views 0 Comments

Nails are hammered into the palms of devotees and they are hoisted into the air on crosses, watched by tourists.

# philippines - Friday 15 April, 2011

The week in photos
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The week in photos