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WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada

2019-05-31 13:29

Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasingly reject serving as dumping grounds for international trash.

Fire hits 21-story Manila building, no reports of injuries

2019-04-29 20:46

A fire has raged through the top floors of a 21-story residential building in the Philippine capital in the middle of a scorching summer and officials say firefighters managed to guide residents to safety in time.

Philippines hit by magnitude 6.3 quake, Manila buildings emptied

2019-04-22 13:23

The Philippines was struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that shook buildings and prompted the evacuation of thousands onto the streets of Manila.

Philippine water shortage affects more than 6 million people

2019-03-15 05:22

More than 6 million people have been affected by a water shortage in large areas of the Philippine capital and a nearby province, with long lines forming for rationed water..

Over 1 500 turtles found inside luggage in Philippines

2019-03-05 12:13

Philippine authorities have found more than 1 500 live exotic turtles stuffed inside luggage at Manila's airport.

Philippine agents arrest award-winning journalist critical of president

2019-02-13 16:10

The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte's policies was arrested by government agents in a libel case.

SA condemns deadly attacks in the Philippines

2019-01-30 08:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa has extended condolences to President Rodrigo Duterte and the people of the Republic of the Philippines following the terrorists attacks that took place at Jolo Cathedral in Sulu.

19 dead as bombs target cathedral in southern Philippines

2019-01-27 06:32

Two bombs have exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 19 people and wounding nearly 50 during a Sunday Mass.

Death toll from Philippine storm, landslides climbs to 126

2019-01-06 12:02

The death toll from a storm that devastated the Philippines shortly after Christmas has risen to 126, authorities have said.

6.9-magnitude quake hits Philippines, triggering small tsunami

2018-12-29 09:07

A 6.9-magnitude earthquake has struck off the Philippine island of Mindanao, triggering a tsunami warning.

 

MUST WATCH: A pearl as you've never seen it before

2019-05-07 16:41

The Giga Pearl weighs 27kg and insurers say it is worth up to $200m. But its owner is in no rush to sell it.

WATCH: Frantic hunt for survivors after deadly Philippine quake

2019-04-23 07:32

Philippine rescuers are scrambling to reach dozens of people feared buried under a building near Manila that collapsed a day earlier in a powerful earthquake, as the death toll climbed to 11. WATCH NOW.

University throws graduation ceremony for campus cat

2019-04-05 11:50

A university in the Philippines threw a graduation for its adorable mascot, Archer.

WATCH: How the world is marking women's day

2019-03-08 19:44

Marches, protests, strikes and studies - people around the globe are taking action to mark International Women's Day and to push for action to to obtain equality.

Philippines: US more likely to figure in war at sea than us

2019-03-05 11:23

The Philippine defence chief says the United States is more likely to be involved in a "shooting war" in the South China Sea than the Philippines and renewed his call for a review of 1951 Mutual Defence Treaty.

Philippine police: 5 suspects in church bombing in custody

2019-02-04 22:09

The Philippine police chief says five suspected Abu Sayyaf militants wanted for alleged involvement in the bombing of a church have surrendered to authorities.

27 dead as bombs target Sunday Mass in Philippine cathedral

2019-01-27 15:08

Two bombs minutes apart have torn through a Roman Catholic cathedral on a southern Philippine island where Muslim militants are active, killing at least 27 people and wounding 77 others during a Sunday Mass.

Philippines' richest man Sy dies at 94

2019-01-19 14:32

The Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire, died on Saturday, his conglomerate has announced.

WATCH: Top World news videos you can't miss today

2019-01-03 06:57

Traffic resumes on Great Belt Bridge after train accident | NASA releases new images of snowman-shaped rock; here are the top World news videos for today. WATCH.

Duterte defends need to 'power nap' after summit no-shows

2018-11-15 12:13

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte made light of his penchant for daytime dozes after his office has said "power naps" had caused the gruff leader to miss a number of key meetings at a Singapore summit.

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