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Five years after Philippine massacre, anger at slow justice

Manila - Five years after 58 people were killed in the Philippines' worst political massacre, anger among victims' relatives is building, with no one yet convicted and the alleged masterminds still enjoying power.

Philippines probes 'prison'-like children's centre

Manila - Top Philippines officials said Monday they had launched investigations into a Manila children's centre overseen by a former president, after months of complaints about the "prison"-like conditions.

Prayers, tears in Philippines one year after super typhoon

Tacloban - Survivors of the strongest typhoon ever to hit land wept at mass graves on Saturday during ceremonies to mark one year since the storm devastated the central Philippines and condemned millions to deeper poverty.

Philippine sin city was magnet for Briton charged in Hong Kong

Angeles City - A wealthy British banker charged over grisly twin murders in Hong Kong was a regular in a shabby red-light district of the Philippines where he liked to flash his cash and was treated like a king.

Australian convicted in child sex sting using virtual girl

Sydney - An Australian man caught in a global sting which used a virtual girl to trap child sex predators has become the first person convicted from the operation, the child rights group behind it said Wednesday.

US Marine accused of murder moved to Philippine military HQ

Manila - A US Marine accused of murdering a transgender woman was moved to the Philippines' military headquarters Wednesday, authorities said, following huge public pressure for him to be taken off an American warship.

U.S. marine charged with murder of transgender Filipino woman

Olongapo City - Jeffrey Laude, aka Jenny, a transgender woman, was murdered in Olongapo City in the Philippines on October 11th. Olongapo City is near Subic Bay where US forces are stationed.

Hostages arrive at German embassy after Philippine ordeal

Manila - A German couple kidnapped by Islamic militants were handed over to their embassy Saturday after a six-month ordeal marked by constant threats of beheading, as the Philippines confronted a security threat it thought it had overcome.

Victim's family demand jail for U.S. Marine in Philippines murder

Manila - Relatives of a transgender Filipino allegedly murdered by a U.S. Marine angrily demanded Thursday that the accused be thrown in a Philippine prison.

Fresh lava spews out of Philippine volcano, stoking eruption fears

Manila - Lava is again flowing out of Mayon, the Philippines' most active volcano, raising fears an eruption could be imminent, authorities said Sunday.The government has already evacuated around 63,000 people living inside a six-kilometre (3.

Philippines' Aquino criticises UN for mission 'impossible'

Manila - Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday criticised the United Nations for refusing to better arm Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights, saying this made their mission "impossible".

One dead as tropical storm flooding paralyses Philippine capital

Manila - Tens of thousands of people fled roof-high floods and one girl drowned in the Philippine capital on Friday as another vicious storm swept across the disaster-plagued country.

Rushed evacuations as Philippine volcano spews lava

Manila - Lava cascaded down the Philippines' most active volcano on Wednesday as authorities rushed to evacuate thousands ahead of a possible deadly eruption.

Powerful Typhoon Kalmaegi hits northern Philippines

Manila - Typhoon Kalmaegi slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and widespread heavy rains as communities braced for landslides and possible storm surges.

Search for missing as three die in Philippine ferry sinking

Manila - Three people were killed as rescuers searched for at least three others still missing with more than a hundred rescued after a ferry sank in waters off the central Philippines, the government said on Sunday.

29 missing after ferry mishap in Philippines: govt

Manila - At least 29 people are missing after a ferry lost control of its steering and was hit by huge waves in waters off the central Philippines on Saturday night, the government's civil defence office said.

Philippine UN peacekeepers safe after 'greatest escape'

Manila - Dozens of Filipino UN peacekeepers performed the "greatest escape" from besieging Syrian rebels, slipping away under the cover of night after rebels rammed their Golan Heights outpost with armed trucks, the Philippine military said Sunday.

Fate of UN peacekeepers in Syrian Golan unclear

- UN peacekeepers caught up in heavy fighting on the Golan Heights were evacuated Saturday as the fate of 44 colleagues captured by Syrian rebels remained uncertain.

Filipino UN peacekeepers in Golan clash with Syrian rebels: govt

Manila - Philippine UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights clashed with Syrian rebels Saturday, Defence Minister Voltaire Gazmin said in Manila.

Philippine police close-down another online 'sextortion' ring

On Friday, Philippine police arrested eight people suspected of running an online sexual extortion racket involving children and preying on Asians. Laptops and other equipment were seized.

Philippines to repatriate UN troops in Golan, Liberia

Manila - The Philippines said Saturday it will repatriate over 400 of its troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights and Liberia amid security threats and concerns over the Ebola virus.

Philippines welcomes 100 millionth baby

Manila - A baby girl born early Sunday has officially pushed the population of the Philippines to 100 million, highlighting the challenge of providing for more people in the already-impoverished nation.

Philippine typhoon death toll nears 100, new storm brings rains

Manila - The death toll from Typhoon Rammasun in the Philippines rose to 94 -- with six missing -- as another storm brought rains to the ravaged areas, authorities said Sunday.

Philippines typhoon toll soars as new storm threatens

Manila - The disaster-weary Philippines braced for a second severe storm in five days on Saturday as the death toll from Typhoon Rammasun surged to 77, officials said.

Millions in Philippines without power after typhoon

Manila - Millions of people in the Philippines endured a second sweltering day without power on Thursday after a ferocious typhoon paralysed the capital and wrecked flimsy rural homes, claiming at least 40 lives.

Typhoon shuts down Philippine capital, kills 11

Manila - The first typhoon of the Philippines' brutal rainy season shut down the nation's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people across the country and forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate.

Three missing, thousands flee as typhoon hits Philippines

Manila - Tens of thousands of people in the Philippines hunkered down in evacuation centres while three people were reported missing Tuesday as a typhoon pounded its eastern coast amid warnings of giant storm surges and heavy floods.

Gunmen attack diving resort on Malaysia's Borneo island

Kuala Lumpur - A policeman was killed and a second kidnapped after heavily armed gunmen opened fire at a Malaysian diving resort off Borneo island, a fresh escalation of violence in the tourist hotspot, a security official said Sunday.

Chinese fish farmer freed after Malaysia kidnapping

Kuala Lumpur - A Chinese fish farm manager who was kidnapped in May has been released amid a spate of abductions in Malaysia by gunmen based in the southern Philippines, police said Thursday.

Pope to visit Philippines disaster victims

Manila - Pope Francis is to visit the Philippines, Asia's bastion of the Catholic faith, in January 2015 to comfort victims of disasters including Super Typhoon Haiyan, local church leaders said Monday.
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USS Guardian  a US Navy minesweeper stuck in Tubbataha Reef
USS Guardian, a US Navy minesweeper stuck in Tubbataha Reef
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Relief goods collected in Danbury  CT for shipment to Philippine typhoon victims
Relief goods collected in Danbury, CT for shipment to Philippine typhoon victims
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Danbury businessman Herbert Cledera with Jun Reyes preparing relief goods for shipment to victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines
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Earthquake devastation in Central Philippines
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SONA 2012: A Day In The Life of Philippines
SONA 2012: A Day In The Life of Philippines
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OLONGAPO CITY NAT L HS RIDES ON THE WAVES OF CHANGE.
OLONGAPO CITY NAT'L HS RIDES ON THE WAVES OF CHANGE.
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A color drawing of Apomys brownorum  one of the seven new mouse species discovered in the Philippine...
A color drawing of Apomys brownorum, one of the seven new mouse species discovered in the Philippines on Luzon Island, this one on Mt. Tapulao
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Crowd at the Enderun Not for Snobs wine market and wine tasting event
Crowd at the Enderun Not for Snobs wine market and wine tasting event
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Filipino Catholics reenact the crucifixion on Good Friday.
Filipino Catholics reenact the crucifixion on Good Friday.
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SONA 2012: A Day In The Life of Philippines
SONA 2012: A Day In The Life of Philippines
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The culture of the Philippines was brought to downtown Toronto in front of City Hall at Nathan Phill...
The culture of the Philippines was brought to downtown Toronto in front of City Hall at Nathan Phillips Square.
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Boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines
Boxer Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines
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Boxers Manny Pacquiao (L) of the Philippines and Brandon Rios of the U.S. pose for photographs during a news conference in New York August 6, 2013. Pacquiao and Rios will fight in a welterweight match at the Venetian Macao in Macau on November 24
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Members of militan Abu sayyaf group
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Global Pinoy Network deploys camera crew to Tacloban after Typhoon Yolanda
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Global Pinoy Network deploys camera crew to Tacloban after Typhoon Yolanda Global Pinoy Network, an online networking platform that reaches to Filipino communities both locally and internationally deploys a camera crew in behalf of Radyo Veritas Global Broadcasting along with the representatives of Visayan Forum, a non-profit, non-stock and tax-exempt non-government organization in the Philippines, and a representative from Vatican to check the situation of the survivors of the super storm Yolan
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Evacuees fill an entire public gymnasium in Macasandig Village in Cagayan de Oro City. With no runni...
Evacuees fill an entire public gymnasium in Macasandig Village in Cagayan de Oro City. With no running water, this evacuation center is vulnerable to outbreak of diseases
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Filipino children from the barangay line up single file and wait to be sprayed with water from a fire engine during Exercise Balikatan April 24, 2012, outside the camp at Crow Valley, Philippines.
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