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Anti-Asian Attack in New York Hits a Nerve in the Philippines

Anti-Asian Attack in New York Hits a Nerve in the Philippines

Anti-Asian Attack in New York Hits a Nerve in the Philippines Anti-Asian Attack in New York Hits a Nerve in the Philippines MANILA — When a Filipino immigrant was brutally attacked this week on a New York City sidewalk, the Philippine foreign secretary went on Twitter and advised his compatriots in the United States to fight back. “The answer to …

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Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead

Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead

Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead Philippines Helicopter Crash Leaves 7 Soldiers Dead MANILA — Seven Philippine soldiers, including an air force colonel, died when the helicopter they were flying in crashed in the southern Philippines during a hunt for communist rebels over the weekend. The military said the helicopter, a refurbished UH-1H Vietnam-era craft commonly known as a …

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The Philippines Bars Travelers From U.S. After a Third State Detects U.K. Variant

The Philippines Bars Travelers From U.S. After a Third State Detects U.K. Variant

The Philippines Bars Travelers From U.S. After a Third State Detects U.K. Variant The Philippines Bars Travelers From U.S. After a Third State Detects U.K. Variant The Philippines expanded its temporary ban on entry for some foreign travelers on Friday to include people coming from the United States, acting after Florida became the third U.S. state to identify an infection …

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A Brazen Police Shooting Caught on Video Sparks Anger in the Philippines

A Brazen Police Shooting Caught on Video Sparks Anger in the Philippines

A Brazen Police Shooting Caught on Video Sparks Anger in the Philippines A Brazen Police Shooting Caught on Video Sparks Anger in the Philippines MANILA — A video of a police officer shooting a woman and her adult son at close range on Sunday has spread rapidly across social media in the Philippines, provoking a wave of outrage directed at …

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Court Finds Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in the Philippines

Court Finds Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in the Philippines

Court Finds Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in the Philippines Court Finds Evidence of Crimes Against Humanity in the Philippines MANILA — The International Criminal Court issued a preliminary report on Tuesday in which it said there was evidence to show crimes against humanity had been committed in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte, whose bloody drug war has left …

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‘Within Seconds Everything Was Gone’: Devastating Floods Submerge the Philippines

‘Within Seconds Everything Was Gone’: Devastating Floods Submerge the Philippines

‘Within Seconds Everything Was Gone’: Devastating Floods Submerge the Philippines ‘Within Seconds Everything Was Gone’: Devastating Floods Submerge the Philippines TUGUEGARAO CITY, Philippines — Brown water submerged nearly everything, as entire villages were swallowed by the deluge. The floods, fast and furious, left few people with enough time to make it even to their rooftops. Homes provided little refuge from …

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Typhoon Goni Makes Landfall in Philippines; ‘Catastrophic’ Winds Feared

Typhoon Goni Makes Landfall in Philippines; ‘Catastrophic’ Winds Feared

Typhoon Goni Makes Landfall in Philippines; ‘Catastrophic’ Winds Feared Typhoon Goni Makes Landfall in Philippines; ‘Catastrophic’ Winds Feared ‘Catastrophic winds’ are predicted as the storm hits. Typhoon Goni, expected to be the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year, made landfall early Sunday with weather officials predicting “catastrophic wind damage” as it roared through the country. The warning came …

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Philippines Braces for Typhoon Goni, Likely to Be Year’s Strongest Storm

Philippines Braces for Typhoon Goni, Likely to Be Year’s Strongest Storm

Philippines Braces for Typhoon Goni, Likely to Be Year’s Strongest Storm Philippines Braces for Typhoon Goni, Likely to Be Year’s Strongest Storm MANILA — Emergency response teams backed by the Philippine police and military scrambled on Saturday to prepare for Typhoon Goni, which officials expect to be the strongest storm to hit the country this year. Goni, which as of …

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Duterte warns he’ll intercede if House squabble risks budget Philippines President AP House of Representatives Budget

Philippines Duterte Congress Row

Duterte warns he’ll intercede if House squabble risks budget Philippines President AP House of Representatives Budget Duterte warns he’ll intercede if House squabble risks budget Philippines President AP House of Representatives Budget The Philippine president warned Thursday he will intercede and resolve a leadership row in the House of Representatives if the impasse threatens to stall the passage of next …

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At Least 11 Killed After 2 Blasts Rip Through Philippines

At Least 11 Killed After 2 Blasts Rip Through Philippines

At Least 11 Killed After 2 Blasts Rip Through Philippines At Least 11 Killed After 2 Blasts Rip Through Philippines MANILA — Two powerful explosions ripped through heavily populated areas of a southern Philippine island on Monday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 43 others in a known stronghold of the extremist group Abu Sayyaf. “There was a heavy …

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