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# philippines - Monday 5 July, 2021

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50
# Philippines
# Philippines

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 50

Jul 5th 2021, 8:20 AM 6,321 Views 1 Comment

A total of 45 others were injured when the aircraft overshot a runway at Jolo airport in Sulu province.

# philippines - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors
# Philippines
# Philippines

Death toll in Philippines military air crash rises to 29 as rescuers search for survivors

Updated Jul 4th 2021, 12:35 PM 27,964 Views 1 Comment

The defence secretary said the air force C-130 plane had 92 people on board.

# philippines - Monday 7 June, 2021

Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Philippine teenager triumphs in US Open

Jun 7th 2021, 10:10 AM 4,614 Views 0 Comments

Yuka Saso birdied the third playoff hole to beat Japan’s Nasa Hataoka.

# philippines - Friday 13 November, 2020

39 people dead after typhoon causes widespread flooding in Philippines
# Typhoon Vamco
# Typhoon Vamco

39 people dead after typhoon causes widespread flooding in Philippines

Nov 13th 2020, 7:41 AM 10,630 Views 2 Comments

More than 100,000 people had been rescued from the rising waters.

# philippines - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Residents flee as typhoon leaves three dead in north-eastern Philippines
# Typhoon Vamco
# Typhoon Vamco

Residents flee as typhoon leaves three dead in north-eastern Philippines

Nov 12th 2020, 10:58 AM 10,041 Views 0 Comments

Typhoon Vamco passed north of Manila between Bulacan and Pampanga provinces.

# philippines - Sunday 1 November, 2020

One million people evacuated as super typhoon slams into Philippines
# Typhoon Goni
# Typhoon Goni

One million people evacuated as super typhoon slams into Philippines

Nov 1st 2020, 8:07 AM 21,347 Views 3 Comments

Residents have been warned of likely landslides, massive flooding, storm surges and ferocious wind.

# philippines - Tuesday 4 August, 2020

Millions in Philippines latest to be hit with stay-at-home order as cases soar internationally
# Global Pandemic
# Global Pandemic

Millions in Philippines latest to be hit with stay-at-home order as cases soar internationally

Aug 4th 2020, 7:57 AM 29,713 Views 29 Comments

The World Health Organisation has warned against relying on a vaccine as a ‘silver bullet’ to end the pandemic.

# philippines - Friday 15 May, 2020

Typhoon Vongfong hits Philippines as country battles coronavirus
# Overlapping Disasters
# Overlapping Disasters

Typhoon Vongfong hits Philippines as country battles coronavirus

May 15th 2020, 11:16 AM 9,267 Views 12 Comments

The storm hit as tens of millions of Filipinos are hunkered down at home.

# philippines - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300
# Philippines
# Philippines

Coronavirus: First death reported outside China as overall death toll rises above 300

Updated Feb 2nd 2020, 2:40 PM 41,575 Views 90 Comments

The outbreak has been declared an international public health emergency.

# philippines - Monday 13 January, 2020

Lava spews from Taal volcano in Philippines as 10,000 evacuated for fear of 'explosive eruption'
# Pacific Ring Of Fire
# Pacific Ring Of Fire

Lava spews from Taal volcano in Philippines as 10,000 evacuated for fear of 'explosive eruption'

Jan 13th 2020, 7:40 AM 10,216 Views 2 Comments

Taal sits in a picturesque lake and is one of the most active volcanoes in the nation.

# philippines - Sunday 12 January, 2020

'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky
# Pacific Ring Of Fire
# Pacific Ring Of Fire

'Explosive eruption possible' as Philippines volcano spews ash 15km into the sky

Jan 12th 2020, 6:50 PM 29,007 Views 22 Comments

Thousands of people living near Taal volcano have been evacuated.

# philippines - Friday 27 December, 2019

Death toll from Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines rises to 28
# Typhoon Phanfone
# Typhoon Phanfone

Death toll from Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines rises to 28

Dec 27th 2019, 7:30 AM 4,692 Views 0 Comments

At least 12 people are still listed as missing.

# philippines - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Death toll rises to 20 in Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines
# Typhoon Phanfone
# Typhoon Phanfone

Death toll rises to 20 in Christmas Day typhoon in Philippines

Updated Dec 26th 2019, 6:16 PM 18,734 Views 15 Comments

With communications down, it’s not yet possible to assess the full extent of the damage.

# philippines - Wednesday 25 September, 2019

Seven rowers die in dragon boat training accident off Philippine island resort
# Boracay
# Boracay

Seven rowers die in dragon boat training accident off Philippine island resort

Sep 25th 2019, 10:10 AM 12,839 Views 1 Comment

Four male and three female rowers died after large waves swamped and overturned their wooden boat.

# philippines - Friday 6 September, 2019

US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport
# Charged
# Charged

US woman accused of trying to smuggle 6-day-old baby in bag out of Philippines airport

Sep 6th 2019, 7:10 AM 32,832 Views 0 Comments

The woman, 42-year-old Jennifer Talbot, had no valid custody documents for the child.

# philippines - Sunday 28 July, 2019

Murder in the Missions: The story of one Irish priest's kidnapping and another's murder in Philippines
# True Crime
# True Crime

Murder in the Missions: The story of one Irish priest's kidnapping and another's murder in Philippines

Jul 28th 2019, 11:00 AM 16,803 Views 10 Comments

A new book tells the stories of these two men who went to the Philippines to work in conflict resolution at a time when the country was descending into civil war.

# philippines - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach
# Philippines
# Philippines

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

Mar 19th 2019, 9:49 AM 39,580 Views 48 Comments

The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the rubbish filling its stomach.

# philippines - Sunday 27 January, 2019

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

At least 18 people killed in two bomb blasts on Catholic church in Philippines

Jan 27th 2019, 10:08 AM 12,960 Views 20 Comments

President Rodrigo Duterte’s spokesman condemned the incident as an “act of terrorism and murder”.

# philippines - Friday 25 January, 2019

Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint
# No Thriller In Manilla
From The42
# No Thriller In Manilla

Ex-England boss Eriksson leaves Philippines job after short stint

Jan 25th 2019, 5:16 PM 4,996 Views 1 Comment

‘The Philippines is unfortunately not a football country’, lamented Sven.

# philippines - Sunday 20 January, 2019

'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout
# Life Begins At 40
From The42
# Life Begins At 40

'I really don't believe my career is over' - Pacquiao batters Broner in lopsided welterweight bout

Jan 20th 2019, 9:32 AM 8,566 Views 5 Comments

Pacquiao possibly set the stage for a rematch with Floyd Mayweather, who watched the bout from ringside.

# philippines - Sunday 30 December, 2018

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 34,820 Views 48 Comments

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

# philippines - Saturday 27 October, 2018

Eriksson returns to international management for the first time since 2010 World Cup
# Azkals
From The42
# Azkals

Eriksson returns to international management for the first time since 2010 World Cup

Oct 27th 2018, 12:54 PM 10,694 Views 2 Comments

The former England and Manchester City boss has taken over as manager of the Philippines.

# philippines - Friday 21 September, 2018

Rescuers frantically dig for survivors as death toll rises after landslide in the Philippines
# Hillside Collapse
# Hillside Collapse

Rescuers frantically dig for survivors as death toll rises after landslide in the Philippines

Sep 21st 2018, 2:33 PM 12,243 Views 2 Comments

The country is still reeling from Typhoon Mangkhut, with 29 confirmed dead from the landslide.

# philippines - Monday 17 September, 2018

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines
# Trail Of Destruction
# Trail Of Destruction

Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 9:57 PM 21,949 Views 11 Comments

Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.

# philippines - Saturday 15 September, 2018

Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims
# Philippines
# Philippines

Super typhoon Mangkhut: The world's biggest storm of 2018 has claimed its first victims

Sep 15th 2018, 10:10 AM 19,613 Views 19 Comments

Two women were killed in Taiwan.

# philippines - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'
# Human Rights Defenders
# Human Rights Defenders

'I ran away but she sat there... Then they smiled and shot her'

Sep 11th 2018, 7:00 AM 29,085 Views 10 Comments

Jim Loughran shares some of his experiences visiting human rights defenders in some of the most dangerous places for them on the planet.

# philippines - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office
# Mariano Blanco
# Mariano Blanco

Philippine mayor on president's 'narco list' shot dead in his office

Sep 5th 2018, 7:39 AM 19,805 Views 28 Comments

Mariano Blanco, mayor of the town of Ronda, is the latest in a spate of local officials to be slain in recent months.

# philippines - Thursday 19 July, 2018

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 8,057 Views 3 Comments

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

# philippines - Monday 2 July, 2018

'Full of love, fun, joy and so many dreams': Jastine Valdez laid to rest in Philippine hometown
# Philippines
# Philippines

'Full of love, fun, joy and so many dreams': Jastine Valdez laid to rest in Philippine hometown

Jul 2nd 2018, 3:52 PM 27,798 Views 9 Comments

The 24-year-old has been laid to rest with her late grandfather and uncle.

Philippine mayor allegedly linked with narcotics trade shot dead at ceremony
# Antonio Halili
# Antonio Halili

Philippine mayor allegedly linked with narcotics trade shot dead at ceremony

Jul 2nd 2018, 1:54 PM 19,496 Views 23 Comments

Three other mayors on President Duterte’s list of allegedly narcotics-linked officials have also been shot dead in recent years.

# philippines - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Body of Jastine Valdez to be taken back to Philippines today
# RIP
# RIP

Body of Jastine Valdez to be taken back to Philippines today

May 29th 2018, 6:01 AM 12,714 Views 12 Comments

Her parents will accompany her body.

# philippines - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles
# Sex Tourism
# Sex Tourism

'Children's lives have been taken from them': Bill proposes to restrict foreign travel of convicted paedophiles

Apr 18th 2018, 1:17 PM 11,992 Views 25 Comments

Campaigners have said sex tourism from Ireland is growing.

# philippines - Thursday 5 April, 2018

'A cesspool': Philippines to close its most popular tourist island for six months
# Boracay Island
# Boracay Island

'A cesspool': Philippines to close its most popular tourist island for six months

Apr 5th 2018, 7:30 AM 35,299 Views 32 Comments

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the shutdown to start on 26 April.

# philippines - Friday 30 March, 2018

Devotees nail themselves to crosses at annual Good Friday ceremony in Philippines
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Devotees nail themselves to crosses at annual Good Friday ceremony in Philippines

Mar 30th 2018, 2:06 PM 19,855 Views 59 Comments

The event is frowned upon by the Catholic Church.

# philippines - Wednesday 24 January, 2018

Over 56,000 people forced to flee as major volcanic eruption continues in the Philippines
# Eruption
# Eruption

Over 56,000 people forced to flee as major volcanic eruption continues in the Philippines

Jan 24th 2018, 10:06 AM 12,943 Views 18 Comments

The Mayon volcano began erupting two weeks ago.

# philippines - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200
# Flooding
# Flooding

'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200

Dec 24th 2017, 3:21 PM 5,283 Views 1 Comment

A total of 70,000 have been displaced or otherwise affected by the storm.

At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre
# Davao
# Davao

At least 37 dead in fire at Philippines shopping centre

Dec 24th 2017, 7:43 AM 10,209 Views 1 Comment

Firefighters have concluded that all those trapped in the building are dead.

# philippines - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides
# Tropical Storm
# Tropical Storm

Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides

Dec 23rd 2017, 5:30 PM 10,984 Views 4 Comments

Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the nation’s second-largest island of Mindanao, triggering flash floods and mudslides.

53-year-old man killed by crocodile during tropical storm in the Philippines
# Palawan
# Palawan

53-year-old man killed by crocodile during tropical storm in the Philippines

Dec 23rd 2017, 3:08 PM 14,542 Views 18 Comments

When the man’s body was found, he was still being eaten by the crocodile.

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