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Philippines surge: Restrictions reimposed in Manila
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Explained: South China Sea's troubled waters
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Filipino fishermen welcome US decision on South China Sea row
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Philippines press freedom: Major broadcaster denied a new license
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Philippines’ largest TV network ABS-CBN forced to shut down
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Philippine lawmakers vote against renewal of top broadcaster ABS-CBN | #TheCube
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Philippines reopens its skies to incoming international flights
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Tourist has been trapped in airport for 110 days
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Philippines: Parts of Manila impose two-day ‘hard lockdown’
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Philippine journalist's conviction 'a blow to press freedom'
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Philippines promises 'thorough' probe of Wirecard
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Philippines Investigating Wirecard, Missing $2 Billion
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Zoos under lockdown: Philippine animal activists plead for funds
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CEO of embattled Wirecard quits
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Filipino journalist Ressa found guilty of libel
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Philippines police 'committing abuses' in imposing lockdown
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PH world’s second deadliest country for environmental defendersThe Philippines, next to Colombia, rose as the world’s deadliest country for land and environment defenders and things are about to get worse amid the persistence of COVID-19 pandemic. This was..
Philippines extends COVID-19 restrictions, makes vaccine pledgePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday extended novel coronavirus restrictions in the capital, Manila, until mid-August and said the country would be given priority in supplies if China made a..
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China appreciates Duterte's remarks on South China SeaBEIJING - China appreciated the remarks of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on the South China Sea issue and stood ready to properly resolve maritime disputes with the Philippines through friendly..
Hundreds rally in Manila ahead of Duterte's annual speechMANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of protesters in the Philippine capital marched and staged motorcades Monday against a new anti-terror law and other issues despite police threats of arrests ahead..
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Philippines to ramp up coronavirus testing as Duterte warns of arrestsMANILA: The Philippines said on Tuesday it would ramp up testing for the novel coronavirus amid a sharp rise in infections and deaths since a lockdown was eased in June, while President Rodrigo Duterte..
Philippine shares lag as vaccine view lifts AsiaThe Philippines trailed gains for Asia’s emerging stock and currency markets on Tuesday, as a surge in local coronavirus cases gnawed at investor sentiment while others cheered promising data for..
Coronavirus: Stranded cruise ship worker home after being stuck in the PhilippinesEddy O'Brien spent 130 days in lockdown on a cruise ship in the Philippines.
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Philippine police deployed as COVID-19 cases forced into quarantineManila: Philippine police are being deployed to ensure people who test positive for the coronavirus and cannot self-isolate at home are taken to state-run quarantine centres, sparking warnings..
Philippines' 3rd cabinet member tests positive for COVID-19MANILA, July 15 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine Public Works and Highways Secretary Mark Villar on Wednesday said he had tested positive for COVID-19, becoming...
DOT to reboot PH tourism via domestic leisure travelAS the Department of Tourism (DOT) seeks to make domestic leisure travel as a huge driver to reboot the Philippine tourism, the House of Representatives wants to accelerate the expanded coronavirus..
Philippines top broadcaster ABS-CBN denied new licenceGovernment critics say the ABS-CBN shutdown is an attack on media freedom by President Duterte.
Duterte's anti-terror law a dark new chapter for Philippines, experts warnLegal challenges mount against new law, which allows warrantless arrests and could affect delivery of coronavirus aid An anti-terrorism law that grants sweeping powers to president Rodrigo Duterte’s..
Economic team sees signs of recoveryECONOMIC and finance officials on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, said the Philippines is starting to recover from what they described as the “toughest economic crisis” to hit the nation. However, second..
Philippines critics ask top court to suspend Rodrigo Duterte’s antiterrorism lawManila — Critics of a new antiterrorism law in the Philippines called on the country’s highest court on Monday to suspend the legislation, arguing it threatens human rights and freedom of speech...
China warned not to impinge on Philippines' territoryForeign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. on Friday warned China of the “severest response” – diplomatic and whatever else is appropriate – from Manila if it holds military exercises within..
Hope dims for missing people in Philippine sea collision as search continuesMANILA, July 3 (Xinhua) -- The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said there is little chance of finding survivors after a Philippine fishing boat collided with a cargo vessel and sank off Occidental Mindoro..
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Asia Today: Philippines extends lockdown in central cityMANILA, Philippines (AP) � The Philippine president has retained a strict lockdown in a central city he described as a new coronavirus hot spot, while the capital and the rest of the country were..
14 missing from fishing boat after Philippine sea collisionMANILA, Philippines: The Philippine coast guard was searching on Monday for 14 people missing since a fishing boat and cargo vessel collided in choppy waters two nights earlier. The fishing...
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U.S. concerned by libel verdicts against Philippine journalistsThe U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it is concerned about court verdicts against two journalists in the Philippines and called for the case against them to be resolved in ways that reinforced a..
Democracy Dies by a Thousand CutsIn a hushed courtroom, with only litigants, their lawyers, and three other journalists present, a judge convicted the Philippine journalist Maria Ressa for an article she did not write, edit, or..
As economy slumps, Philippines lets eateries reopen to recoup job lossesThe Philippines is getting back to business after one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns spanning nearly three months, allowing restaurants to reopen this week for dine-in customers in an..
Partial restrictions to remain in capital as Philippines tackles virusPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday partial restrictions would remain in place in the capital Manila for another two weeks because the threat from the new coronavirus was still present.
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Fears for Philippines press freedom as court finds Maria Ressa guilty of libelThe head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte was convicted of libel on Monday and faces a lengthy jail term in what is being seen as a blow to media..
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Duterte-critic journalist Maria Ressa convicted in Philippine libel caseMANILA: High-profile Philippine journalist was convicted Monday in a that press freedom advocates have branded a ploy to silence critics of President . Ressa, 56, and her news site have been the target..
Philippine court finds news site chief Maria Ressa guilty of libelThe head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte faces up to six years in jail after being found guilty of cyber libel by a Manila court on Monday in what..
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Maria Ressa: The celebrated Philippine news boss enraging DuterteThe award-winning journalist and presidential critic faces jail after being found guilty of libel.
Maria Ressa: Philippine journalist found guilty of cyber libelIn a case seen as a test of the Philippines' media freedom, journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel.
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Philippine officials visit disputed South China Sea islandThe Philippines' defence minister and military officials have made a trip to a disputed South China Sea island just a few miles from a base built by China, a visit that could draw criticism from..