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Filipinos: People native to or citizens of the islands of the Philippines
Filipinos are the people who are native to or citizens of the country of the Philippines. Filipinos come from various Austronesian ethnolinguistic groups. Currently, there are more than 185 ethnolinguistic groups, each with its own language, identity, culture and history. The number of individual languages listed for Philippines is 185. Of these, 183 are living and 2 are extinct. Of the living languages, 175 are indigenous and 8 are non-indigenous. Furthermore, as of 2019, 39 are institutional, 67 are developing, 38 are vigorous, 28 are endangered, and 11 are dying.

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Thousands of Filipino seafarers out of work [Video]

Thousands of Filipino seafarers out of work

More than 20,000 Filipinos who work on ships have been repatriated.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:37Published
Darren Criss closer to his Filipino heritage than ever before [Video]

Darren Criss closer to his Filipino heritage than ever before

Darren Criss has grown closer than ever before to his Filipino heritage.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:45Published
China's unity song backfires as propaganda on South China Sea [Video]

China's unity song backfires as propaganda on South China Sea

Many Filipinos say the message is subliminal and insulting as China reasserts its claim over the South China Sea.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:34Published
Philippines Easter celebrations: Catholics mark holy week [Video]

Philippines Easter celebrations: Catholics mark holy week

More than 200 Filipinos have died from the virus and the number is expected to rise.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:13Published

'Finally free' - homebound Filipinos cheer end to quarantine ordeal

Hundreds of repatriated Filipino workers made their way to bus and airport terminals on Tuesday to return to families, the first among around 24,000 nationals stuck for weeks in the capital's..
Reuters - Published

Powerful storm forces thousands from homes in coronavirus-hit Philippines

powerful storm forces thousands from homes in coronavirus-hit philippines
Tens of thousands of people were forced into cramped shelters by the powerful storm pounding the Philippines on Friday, making social distancing nearly impossible as the nation battles the coronavirus..
WorldNews - Published

Duterte mulls banning health workers going abroad

duterte mulls banning health workers going abroad
MANILA: To safeguard Filipinos, especially those seeking to travel to countries with a high number of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) infections, President Rodrigo Duterte said late on Monday that he..
WorldNews - Published

Blow for China's virus diplomacy as friendship song leaves Filipinos furious

A music video produced by China to promote its support for neighbours battling the coronavirus has backfired in the Philippines, attracting a flood of public criticism and an online petition that is..
Reuters - Published

Philippines' Duterte threatens martial law if communist rebels disrupt aid

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte threatened to declare martial law if communist rebels disrupted the flow of relief goods for Filipinos impacted by the coronavirus lockdown restrictions, and asked..
Reuters - Published

Red Cross issues plea for Polynesian, Maori and Filipino blood donors

Polynesians, Maoris and Filipinos in Australia are being urged to donate blood.
SBS - Published

Filipina becomes first helper to contract coronavirus in Hong Kong

A Filipina has become the first domestic helper to contract the coronavirus in Hong Kong, and the Chinese-ruled city's 61st case overall, health authorities said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Death squad disrupters: Filipina patrols help keep drug killings at bay

Late each night, a dozen women chat and share a meal before hitting the narrow streets of a Manila suburb where a death squad once roamed.
Reuters - Published

Philippine says travel ban stays even as Taiwan plans countermeasures

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte rejected on Thursday Taiwan's appeal to lift a ban on its citizens visiting the country, saying his primary concern was the safety of Filipinos.
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Philippines evacuates 30, including infant, from virus-hit Wuhan

Thirty Filipinos returned to the Philippines on Sunday from Wuhan City in China's Hubei province, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak that has killed more than 800 in the mainland, the Department..
Reuters - Published

Capas mayor asks Duterte, DOH: Look for another quarantine site

capas mayor asks duterte, doh: look for another quarantine site
CLARK FREEPORT -- Capas Mayor Reynaldo Catacutan has asked President Rodrigo Duterte and Health Secretary Francisco Duque to consider another place or facility as coronavirus isolation area for..
WorldNews - Published

Philippines orders citizens in Iraq to leave after Iran attacks U.S. forces

The Philippines has ordered a mandatory evacuation for Filipinos in Iraq, its foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after Iran attacked American forces there in response to a U.S. strike that killed an..
Reuters - Published

Philippines prepares to evacuate workers in Middle East on rising tensions

The Philippines is preparing to evacuate thousands of Filipinos working in the Middle East as regional tensions rise following the killing of a top Iranian commander by the United States.
Reuters - Published

Duterte approval rating up in 2019

duterte approval rating up in 2019
PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte capped 2019 with a higher approval rating, a recent Pulse Asia survey showed. The President remains popular among Filipinos, as 87 percent of Filipino adults said they were..
WorldNews - Published

Iran seizes ship with Filipino crew for alleged fuel smuggling in Gulf

Iran's coast guard has seized a foreign tugboat suspected of smuggling fuel in the Gulf and detained its 12 Filipino crew members, state television reported on Saturday.
Reuters - Published

Australian Xantheia Pennisi earns spot among world's best cliff divers

Xantheia Pennisi, an Australian with Filipino heritage, has scored a wild card entry in the World Series cliff diving competition.
SBS - Published

Saudi diplomat 'paid domestic Filipino worker 63p an hour, put buzzer around her neck and ...

saudi diplomat 'paid domestic filipino worker 63p an hour, put buzzer around her neck and ...
A Saudi diplomat allegedly paid a domestic worker in London just 63p an hour and made her “wear a buzzer around her neck”, an employment tribunal has heard. The Filipino worker, referred to as JW,..
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Filipino maids' dragon boat team makes splash in Hong Kong

Filipino women are paddling for gold in this year’s dragon boat races in Hong Kong, with one thing separating them from the competition - they are all maids, often taken for granted in the rich..
Reuters - Published