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Philippines press freedom: Major broadcaster denied a new license
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Philippines’ largest TV network ABS-CBN forced to shut down
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Philippine lawmakers vote against renewal of top broadcaster ABS-CBN | #TheCube
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Philippines reopens its skies to incoming international flights
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Tourist has been trapped in airport for 110 days
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Philippines: Parts of Manila impose two-day ‘hard lockdown’
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Philippine journalist's conviction 'a blow to press freedom'
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Philippines promises 'thorough' probe of Wirecard
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Philippines Investigating Wirecard, Missing $2 Billion
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Zoos under lockdown: Philippine animal activists plead for funds
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CEO of embattled Wirecard quits
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Filipino journalist Ressa found guilty of libel
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Philippines police 'committing abuses' in imposing lockdown
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Philippines workers resort to bicycles amid lockdown
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Multiple waterspouts appear across sunset sky over lake in Philippines
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Millions unemployed the Philippines amid COVID-19 lockdown
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Dairy-rich diet may lower risks of diabetes, high blood pressure
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Philippines top broadcaster ABS-CBN denied new licenceGovernment critics say the ABS-CBN shutdown is an attack on media freedom by President Duterte.
Maria Ressa: There is so much at stake for us nowThe award-winning journalist reflects on the future for democracy in the Philippines.
U.S. concerned by libel verdicts against Philippine journalistsThe U.S. State Department said on Tuesday it is concerned about court verdicts against two journalists in the Philippines and called for the case against them to be resolved in ways that reinforced a..
As economy slumps, Philippines lets eateries reopen to recoup job lossesThe Philippines is getting back to business after one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns spanning nearly three months, allowing restaurants to reopen this week for dine-in customers in an..
Partial restrictions to remain in capital as Philippines tackles virusPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday partial restrictions would remain in place in the capital Manila for another two weeks because the threat from the new coronavirus was still present.
Fears for Philippines press freedom as court finds Maria Ressa guilty of libelThe head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte was convicted of libel on Monday and faces a lengthy jail term in what is being seen as a blow to media..
Philippine court finds news site chief Maria Ressa guilty of libelThe head of a Philippine news website known for its tough scrutiny of President Rodrigo Duterte faces up to six years in jail after being found guilty of cyber libel by a Manila court on Monday in what..
Maria Ressa: The celebrated Philippine news boss enraging DuterteThe award-winning journalist and presidential critic faces jail after being found guilty of libel.
Maria Ressa: Philippine journalist found guilty of cyber libelIn a case seen as a test of the Philippines' media freedom, journalist Maria Ressa has been found guilty of libel.
Philippines must pass anti-terrorism bill to stay off "grey list": councilThe Philippines risks being included in an international "grey list" of nations falling short of global money-laundering rules if it fails to enact and effectively implement a new anti-terrorism bill,..
Philippine protesters rally over controversial anti-terror billMore than 1,000 Filipinos on Friday braved the threat of coronavirus infection to protest against a controversial new anti-terrorism bill, which is awaiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's..
Philippines reports nine novel coronavirus deaths, 443 more infectionsThe Philippines' health ministry on Thursday confirmed nine more new coronavirus deaths and 443 additional infections.
Philippine officials visit disputed South China Sea islandThe Philippines' defence minister and military officials have made a trip to a disputed South China Sea island just a few miles from a base built by China, a visit that could draw criticism from..
Philippines students face distance learning until COVID-19 vaccine foundWith schools in the Philippines only due to reopen when a vaccine for COVID-19 has been found, educational authorities are racing to devise a distance learning regime for 27 million children by August,..
Philippines probes proliferation of fake Facebook accounts after anti-terror law protestThe Philippines is investigating the proliferation of fake Facebook accounts using the identities of students, journalists and government officials, which appeared after an anti-terror law protest, the..
Philippine coronavirus death toll rises to 1,003The Philippines on Sunday reported nine more fatalities related to the novel coronavirus, taking its death toll to 1,003.
Philippines' Duterte renews threat to kill drug dealers after big bustPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte renewed on Friday a threat to kill drug dealers after police seized 756 kg (1,667 lb) of methamphetamines, a haul he said proved the Southeast Asian country had..
'Near impunity' for drug war killings in Philippines, U.N. saysTens of thousands of people in the Philippines may have been killed in the war on drugs since mid-2016 amid "near impunity" for police and incitement to violence by top officials, the United Nations..
Philippines' Duterte U-turns on scrapping of U.S. troop dealPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has suspended his decision to scrap a two-decade-old troop deployment agreement with the United States due to political and other developments in the region, his..
Duterte's 'draconian' anti-terror bill alarms activists in PhilippinesLawyers and human rights activists in the Philippines have raised the alarm over a new anti-terrorism bill pushed by the President Rodrigo Duterte, warning of draconian and arbitrary provisions that..
Philippines suspends scrapping of troop agreement with U.S.: ministerThe Philippines has suspended its decision to scrap a two-decade-old Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States, its foreign minister said on Tuesday.
Philippines capital comes back to life although virus threat lingersMillions of people returned to work in the Philippine capital on Monday as one of the world's strictest and longest coronavirus lockdowns was eased to help resuscitate an economy that has been battered..
Virus-hit cruise liner leaves Japan after a month's quarantineThe Costa Atlantica cruise ship, which docked in southern Japan with over 100 crew members testing positive for COVID-19, has left the country and is en route to the Philippines, local government..
Philippines reports 862 additional coronavirus infections, seven more deathsThe Philippines on Sunday reported 862 additional coronavirus cases and seven more deaths from the respiratory disease.
Philippines confirms eight more coronavirus deaths, 590 new casesThe Philippines' health ministry on Saturday reported eight additional deaths from the novel coronavirus and 590 new infections.
Relief, disappointment as Philippines restarts some transport servicesPhilippine taxi dispatcher Meliza Venal heaved a sigh of relief when she learned that hundreds of her company's drivers can finally go back to work after being stuck in their homes for 11 weeks.
Philippines eases one of world's toughest curbs amid spike in coronavirus casesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte eased one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital Manila from June 1, even as the country saw its biggest spike in..
Philippines' Duterte eases lockdown in capital from June 1Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday approved a recommendation to ease the lockdown in the capital Manila from June 1, resuming much-needed activity in an economy on the brink of..
Philippines confirms 539 new coronavirus cases, largest single-day increaseThe Philippines' health ministry on Thursday reported 17 more novel coronavirus deaths and 539 new infections, the largest number of cases reported in a single day since the virus was first detected in..
Philippines task force backs easing one of world's toughest lockdownsThe Philippines' coronavirus task force has recommended President Rodrigo Duterte ease one of the toughest and longest lockdowns in the world for residents in the capital who have endured nearly 11..
Philippines' task force recommends easing of lockdown in capitalThe Philippines' coronavirus task force has recommended to President Rodrigo Duterte easing lockdown measures in Manila from June 1, despite the country still reporting some of its highest daily..
'Finally free' - homebound Filipinos cheer end to quarantine ordealHundreds 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..
Philippines tries transport test run to prepare for commuter chaosPolice in the Philippine capital did a dry run on Tuesday of measures to enforce social distancing on public transport and control the spread of coronavirus, a tricky task in a densely populated city..
In Philippine slums, heat, hunger take a toll under lockdownOne by one, Michelle Asinto's six children take the plate of rice doused in soy sauce and eat their share before passing it on.
Philippine leader answers call of workers begging to go homePhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte has given his government a week to process some 24,000 repatriated Filipino workers stuck for weeks on cruise ships or in coronavirus quarantine, so they can..
Philippines urges coronavirus vigilance as shoppers ignore safety protocolsThe Philippine government on Sunday called for vigilance against the coronavirus, a day after hordes of people trooped to shopping malls and ignored safety protocols, as authorities began loosening a..
Philippines' coronavirus infections top 12,000, deaths pass 800 markThe number of novel coronavirus cases in the Philippines' has passed the 12,000 mark, and more than 800 people have now died, the health ministry said on Friday.
Pandemic hampers Philippines mass evacuation as typhoon hitsThe coronavirus pandemic is complicating Philippine efforts to move hundreds of thousands of people into evacuation centres where social distancing is hard to enforce as a strong typhoon pummeled..