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1 dead, 37 injured in Philippines blast

2015-01-23 13:03

One person has been killed and 37 others injured after a suspended bomb exploded outside a bus depot in the southern Philippine port of Zamboanga, the city mayor says.

Philippine couple in animal torture videos jailed for life

2014-09-30 16:10

A Philippine has been jailed for life for forcing young scantily-clad women to torture or kill animals for the sexual gratification of online customers, a court official says. WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO

Philippine typhoon survivors still struggling

2014-05-05 13:08

Tens of thousands of Philippine survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan face long-term problems finding permanent homes and jobs half a year after the disaster, the Red Cross says.

Filipino dad remembers last moments with son

2013-11-11 14:48

A father mourns his son, who has drowned during the Philippine typhoon surge, as bodies have been placed in a chapel-turned-morgue.

Philippine floods a man-made disaster: experts

2012-08-09 08:34

Deadly floods that have swamped nearly all of the Philippine capital are less a natural disaster and more the result of poor planning, experts say.

Philippine: Search for missing resumes

2012-01-06 09:31

Philippine rescuers have resumed the search for up to 150 people who remained missing a day after a deadly landslide buried a remote gold mining community in the country’s south, the military says.

Philippine floods death toll hits 1 500

2011-12-27 14:45

The death toll from flash floods that swept away entire villages in southern Philippines has climbed to nearly 1 500 as authorities widen their search for bodies.

More help for Philippine flood victims

2011-12-23 15:56

Philippines authorities have doubled the number of dead and missing in deadly floods to more than 2 000, as relief groups rushed in aid for desperate survivors.

Arroyo's health improving

2011-11-25 11:45

Former Philippine leader Gloria Arroyo who tried to leave the country on medical grounds while the government scrambled to file charges against her, is well enough to leave the hospital where she was arrested last week.

Vote rigging: Philippines' Arroyo charged

2011-11-18 14:22

Philippine authorities have ordered ex-president Gloria Arroyo to be arrested on charges of conspiring with a feared warlord to rig an election, an offence that could lead to life in jail.

 

Bomb kills 1, wounds 16 in southern Philippines

2014-11-17 10:59

A bomb has exploded on a pedestrian overpass in a southern Philippine town threatened by Muslim rebels in the past, killing a student and wounding 16 other, police and military officials say.

Blasts rock Philippine army munitions depot

2014-05-07 13:32

A ball of fire and explosions has ripped through a munitions depot at the Philippine army’s headquarters near the financial district in manila, injuring 25 people.

Philippine mayor among 4 dead in Manila ambush

2013-12-20 10:27

Four people, including the mayor of a southern Philippine town and his wife, have been killed in an ambush outside Manila international airport’s passenger terminal, its general manager says.

Philippine leader criticises gunmen

2013-02-21 15:51

Philippine President Benigno Aquino has criticised gunmen who entered a Malaysian state in a bizarre effort to stake a territorial claim, warning their actions could lead to conflict.

Suspect held in Philippine massacre

2012-03-26 12:03

Philippine police say they have arrested a wanted member of a powerful Muslim clan blamed for the country’s worst political massacre after he was injured in a blast.

25 killed in Philippine landslide

2012-01-05 12:01

At least 25 people have been killed in southern Philippines after a landslide buried gold prospectors who had refused to leave an area declared too dangerous for habitation.

Tent cities loom for Philippine flood victims

2011-12-26 08:30

Tens of thousands of flash flood survivors in the Philippines face life in tent cities for months while safe areas to resettle them are sought.

Philippine solar light bottles offer hope

2011-11-30 10:05

Filipino entrepreneur Illac Diaz is aiming to help a million poor people in a year, and with the help of some plastic bottles and a clever social media campaign may do even better.

Arroyo to stay detained in hospital

2011-11-21 14:05

A Philippine court has allowed former president Gloria Arroyo to be detained temporarily in an upscale hospital suite on electoral fraud charges while her lawyers battle to get her released.

Bad loser bombs Philippine carnival

2011-11-15 09:36

A man who lost a coin-tossing gambling game at a carnival in the Philippines hurled a grenade at other players, killing a teenager and injuring 22 people, police say.

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