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  • German Captives Plead to be Set Free in Southern Philippines

    German Captives Plead to be Set Free in Southern Philippines

    Two Germans being held by an Islamist group in the southern Philippines appealed to the Philippine and German governments to secure their release through a message on local radio on Monday, days after the militants threatened to kill them.

  • Philippines, US Launch Joint Exercises Near China-Claimed Waters

    Philippines, US Launch Joint Exercises Near China-Claimed Waters

    Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is engaged in a bitter territorial with its neighbours.

  • Philippine Muslim Rebels Start Difficult Disarming Process

    Philippine Muslim Rebels Start Difficult Disarming Process

    The difficult process of disarming Philippine Muslim rebels after a decades-long insurgency has started, negotiators said Sunday, with the decommissioning of a first batch of firearms expected before year-end.

  • Asian Games: Indian Boxer Akhil Kumar Bows Out

    Asian Games: Indian Boxer Akhil Kumar Bows Out

    Akhil Kumar went down? against Charly Suarez of the Philippines in the quarter-finals of the men's light weight (60kg) division in the Asian Games.

  • Islamic State 'Brand' Gains Ground Among Asian Militants

     Islamic State 'Brand' Gains Ground Among Asian Militants

    A threat by Philippine militants to kill a German hostage in a show of solidarity with Islamic State is the latest sign that the Middle East group's brand of radicalism is winning recruits in Asia and posing a growing security risk in the region.

  • Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten to Kill German Captives

    Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten to Kill German Captives

    Al-Qaeda linked militants in the southern Philippines have threatened to kill two Germans hostages they have been holding since April unless Germany stops supporting U.S. action against Islamic State militants, the SITE monitoring service said.

  • Mall Pulls Out 'Rape' Shirt After Online Outrage

    Mall Pulls Out 'Rape' Shirt After Online Outrage

    The Philippines' biggest mall operator said on Tuesday it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape, following a social media outrage.

  • Asian Games: India Go Down to Philippines in Men's Basketball

    Asian Games: India Go Down to Philippines in Men's Basketball

    Indian men's basketball team lost 76-85 to Philippines in their opening preliminary round Group E encounter.

  • Storm Leaves 200,000 Displaced in Philippines, Heads for Taiwan

    Storm Leaves 200,000 Displaced in Philippines, Heads for Taiwan

    Storm Fung-Wong churned towards Taiwan on Saturday after killing at least five people in the Philippines, and forcing some 200,000 people into temporary shelter, including in the capital Manila, to escape massive flooding.

  • Earthquakes Damage 83 Houses in Philippines

    Earthquakes Damage 83 Houses in Philippines

    A series of earthquakes destroyed 17 houses and damaged 66 others on Saturday in a southern Philippine town, slightly injuring three people, officials said.

  • Heavy Rain Floods Philippine Capital; Markets, Schools Shut

    Heavy Rain Floods Philippine Capital; Markets, Schools Shut

    A tropical storm dumped heavy rain on the Philippine capital on Friday, flooding many parts of the city, shutting schools, government offices and financial markets.

  • Lava Flows From Philippine Volcano; Thousands Flee

    Lava Flows From Philippine Volcano; Thousands Flee

    The Philippines' most active volcano has sent more huge lava fragments rolling down its slopes in an ongoing gentle eruption that has prompted authorities to evacuate thousands of villagers, officials said on Wednesday.

  • Merck KGaA Agrees to Market Lupin Drugs in Emerging Countries

    Merck KGaA Agrees to Market Lupin Drugs in Emerging Countries

    The partnership covers Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines as well as several countries in Africa and eastern Europe, among others, Merck said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Merck Agrees to Market Lupin Drugs in Emerging Countries

    Merck Agrees to Market Lupin Drugs in Emerging Countries

    The partnership covers Brazil, Mexico, Indonesia, Philippines as well as several countries in Africa and eastern Europe, among others, Merck said in a statement on Tuesday.

  • Thousands Evacuated as Philippine Volcano Threatens to Erupt

    Thousands Evacuated as Philippine Volcano Threatens to Erupt

    Thousands of people living near the Philippines' most active volcano began leaving their homes on Tuesday as lava trickled down its slopes and authorities warned of a dangerous eruption.

  • Typhoon Kalmaegi Heads out of Philippines, Cuts Power, Damages Farms

    Typhoon Kalmaegi Heads out of Philippines, Cuts Power, Damages Farms

    A strong typhoon was moving out of the Philippines on Monday, after plunging into darkness wide northern swathes of the country and inundating farmland, but there were no reports of lives lost, civil defence officials said.

  • Powerful Typhoon Kalmaegi Hits Northern Philippines

    Powerful Typhoon Kalmaegi Hits Northern Philippines

    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.slammed into the northern Philippines on Sunday, causing flash floods and...

  • 110 Rescued From Ferry: 'Death Was on Our Minds'

    110 Rescued From Ferry: 'Death Was on Our Minds'

    Survivors from a ferry that sank after encountering steering problems in the central Philippines said on Sunday that they were tossed about by the churning sea in darkness for six hours while praying and clinging to an overturned life raft before a p...

  • About 100 Rescued From Sunken Philippine Ferry

    About 100 Rescued From Sunken Philippine Ferry

    Rescuers saved about 100 people overnight and recovered two bodies from a ferry that sank in rough seas after encountering steering trouble in the central Philippines, officials said on Sunday.

  • 70 Missing After Ferry Sinks in Philippines: Government

    70 Missing After Ferry Sinks in Philippines: Government

    At least 70 people are missing after a ferry sank in the waters off the central Philippines in bad weather on Saturday night, the government's civil defence office said.

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