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# manila - This year 2022

Philippine dictator's son wins landslide presidential victory
# Election
# Election

Philippine dictator's son wins landslide presidential victory

Updated May 10th 2022, 4:00 PM 43,313 Views 25 Comments

The result represents a reversal of the 1986 “People Power” pro-democracy revolt that ousted his father.

# manila - Last year 2021

Philippines typhoon death toll rises to 388
# Typhoon Rai
# Typhoon Rai

Philippines typhoon death toll rises to 388

Dec 27th 2021, 7:32 AM 7,778 Views 1 Comment

Typhoon Rai struck the south and centre of the Asian nation on 16 and 17 December.

# manila - All time

Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager
# Asia
# Asia

Philippine president Duterte under fire after admitting he molested a maid when a teenager

Dec 30th 2018, 5:11 PM 34,846 Views 48 Comments

Women’s rights political party Gabriela denounced Duterte’s comments as “repulsive”.

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

13 players and 2 coaches suspended following 'basketbrawl'

Jul 19th 2018, 12:32 PM 8,072 Views 3 Comments

The crew officiating the game, which degenerated into wild punches and flying kicks before stunned spectators, were also suspended from competition.

Australian troops train Filipino soldiers in urban warfare to combat Islamic extremists
# Philippines
# Philippines

Australian troops train Filipino soldiers in urban warfare to combat Islamic extremists

Oct 28th 2017, 7:45 AM 6,062 Views 5 Comments

Troops have been battling extremists in the southern city of Marawi.

ISIS 'claims responsibility' after gunfire reported at casino complex in Philippine capital
# Philippines
# Philippines

ISIS 'claims responsibility' after gunfire reported at casino complex in Philippine capital

Jun 1st 2017, 8:39 PM 14,653 Views 33 Comments

No fatalities have been reported so far.

A politician who makes rape jokes and is called "The Trump of the East" is set to become Philippines president
# Rodrigo Duterte
# Rodrigo Duterte

A politician who makes rape jokes and is called "The Trump of the East" is set to become Philippines president

May 9th 2016, 3:00 PM 16,144 Views 26 Comments

Duterte himself says he has killed “around three” people.

The 'Thrilla in Manila' was 40 years ago today
# The Greatest V Smokin Joe
From The42
# The Greatest V Smokin Joe

The 'Thrilla in Manila' was 40 years ago today

Oct 1st 2015, 9:30 PM 3,439 Views 9 Comments

Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had one of the greatest fights in history.

A shot at McGregor or Aldo could be at stake in today's UFC main event
# Eyes On The Prize
From The42
# Eyes On The Prize

A shot at McGregor or Aldo could be at stake in today's UFC main event

May 16th 2015, 1:30 PM 6,492 Views 7 Comments

Frankie Edgar takes on Urijah Faber in Manila this afternoon.

A record six million people turned out to see the Pope today
# Philippines
# Philippines

A record six million people turned out to see the Pope today

Jan 18th 2015, 6:09 PM 9,220 Views 50 Comments

Six. MILLION.

8-year-old girl sexually assaulted while visiting her father in prison
# New Year's Day
# New Year's Day

8-year-old girl sexually assaulted while visiting her father in prison

Jan 3rd 2015, 10:15 AM 51,588 Views 25 Comments

She was found on a bathroom floor naked from the waist down and with a rope tied around her neck.

Watch Manila's spectacular free-for-all New Year's fireworks light up the sky
# Baby You're A Firework
From The Daily Edge
# Baby You're A Firework

Watch Manila's spectacular free-for-all New Year's fireworks light up the sky

Jan 1st 2015, 10:18 AM 2,304 Views 0 Comments

That’s some display.

Pictures: Millions of barefoot devotees take part in Manila 'Black Nazarene' procession
# Philippines
# Philippines

Pictures: Millions of barefoot devotees take part in Manila 'Black Nazarene' procession

Jan 10th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,298 Views 20 Comments

Some nine million Catholics packed the streets of the Filipino capital to honour a statue of Jesus they believe has miraculous powers.

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Gallery: GOAL prepares 40 tonnes of aid for the Philippines as Pope leads prayers

Nov 21st 2013, 9:33 PM 6,570 Views 39 Comments

GOAL has said that the humanitarian situation caused by Typhoon Haiyan is as bad as anything it had encountered in its 36 year history.

Stowaway cat survives 6,400 mile boat trip from Philippines to LA
# Sea Legs
From The Daily Edge
# Sea Legs

Stowaway cat survives 6,400 mile boat trip from Philippines to LA

Jul 31st 2013, 2:00 PM 939 Views 0 Comments

Without food or water!

Manila isn't happy that Dan Brown called it "the gates of hell"
# Going Down Well
# Going Down Well

Manila isn't happy that Dan Brown called it "the gates of hell"

May 24th 2013, 9:56 PM 13,378 Views 46 Comments

The chairman of the Filipino capital has written to Brown saying the city is actually “an entry into heaven”.

In photos: Torrential rains deluge Manila
# Philippines
# Philippines

In photos: Torrential rains deluge Manila

Aug 8th 2012, 9:56 PM 8,387 Views 7 Comments

The Philippines’s capital has been turned into a “water world” in a deluge that has killed at least 23 people and forced hundreds of thousands to flee.

In photos: Philippines battered by Typhoon Saola
# Flooding
# Flooding

In photos: Philippines battered by Typhoon Saola

Jul 31st 2012, 11:55 AM 3,897 Views 1 Comment

At least eight killed and tens of thousands displaced by Pacific storm.

Typhoon Nesat kills at least 20 in the Philippines
# Typhoon Nesat
# Typhoon Nesat

Typhoon Nesat kills at least 20 in the Philippines

Sep 28th 2011, 10:51 AM 379 Views 1 Comment

As the clean-up begins in the Philippines, the death toll from the storm has risen to 20 people, while another 35 are still unaccounted for.

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross
# Pacific Tsunami
# Pacific Tsunami

Tsunami may 'totally engulf' low lying Pacific islands: Red Cross

Mar 11th 2011, 10:53 AM 1,922 Views 0 Comments

The low lying Pacific islands may be swept over as a powerful tsunami hits the region – meanwhile Indonesia is bracing itself, as warnings indicate it will be the first area to be hit after Japan.

Newborn baby found abandoned in plane bin
# Philippines
# Philippines

Newborn baby found abandoned in plane bin

Sep 13th 2010, 3:06 PM 2,093 Views 0 Comments

A tiny baby boy has been found in a rubbish bin by airport staff in the Philippines.

In photos: the Manila bus hijack
# Bus Hijack
# Bus Hijack

In photos: the Manila bus hijack

Aug 24th 2010, 10:43 AM 407 Views 0 Comments

Philippine authorities admit mistakes were made in yesterday’s siege.