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    Seven killed in Philippines earthquake

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 03:15pm on October 29, 2019

    The death toll from a strong earthquake in the southern Philippines has risen to seven, disaster and police officials said on Tuesday, as aftershocks continued...

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    After Baghdadi death, SE Asia expects long fight against IS’s influence

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 10:26pm on October 28, 2019

    Southeast Asian countries fighting Islamic State’s influence in the region lauded the killing of its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi but said security forces were preparing...

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    PH to revise ‘Build, Build, Build’ plan

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on October 26, 2019

    The Philippines is carrying out an inventory of infrastructure projects under its ambitious six-year, $180 billion ‘Build, Build, Build’ programme to come up with a...

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    Developing Asia set to meet growth outlook despite trade war: ADB

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on July 19, 2019

    The Asian Development Bank said on Thursday developing Asia is on track to meet the lender’s growth expectations for this year and next, even as...

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    Duterte mocks Iceland over UN vote

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on July 13, 2019

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a UN resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, saying it...

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    Philippine drug war commander invites probes into killings

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 01:24pm on May 17, 2019

    The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands...

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    Philippines rearrests Duterte critic journalist Maria Ressa

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:33pm on March 29, 2019

    Philippine journalist Maria Ressa, a prominent critic of president Rodrigo Duterte, was rearrested on Friday in what press freedom advocates called retaliation for her news...

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    Motorbikers protest at Philippines’ new plate regulation

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:57am on March 25, 2019

    More than 10,000 motorcycle riders staged a motorcade on Sunday in the main highways of the Philippine capital Manila to protest at new regulations forcing...

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    Pompeo assures Philippines of US protection

    Reuters . Manila | Updated at 12:00am on March 02, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo assured the Philippines on Friday it would come to its defence if it came under attack in the South...

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    US working on getting humanitarian aid

    Reuters . Manila/ Brasilia | Updated at 12:00am on March 01, 2019

    US secretary of state Mike Pompeo said the United States is still working on plans to get humanitarian aid delivered to Venezuela after troops loyal...