Philippines

Country in Southeast Asia

The Philippines, officially the Republic of the Philippines, is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia. Situated in the western Pacific Ocean, it consists of about 7,641 islands that are broadly categorized under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both within the single urban area of Metro Manila. Bounded by the South China Sea on the west, the Philippine Sea on the east and the Celebes Sea on the southwest, the Philippines shares maritime borders with Taiwan to the north, Japan to the northeast, Palau to the east, Indonesia to the south, Malaysia and Brunei to the southwest, Vietnam to the west, and China to the northwest.

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Pro-government trolling has become rampant online in the Philippines, but some people have had enough.
Credit: BBC News - Published 12 hours ago

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Four years into President Duterteโ€™s administration, human rights violations in the Philippines continue amid an almost total climate of impunity. This briefing..
1 day ago • WorldNews
Western Australia has recorded three new virus cases, including two on a ship from the Philippines anchored off the state's north-west coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

Western Australia has recorded three new virus cases, including two on a ship from the Philippines anchored off the state's north-west coast.
Credit: SBS - Published 2 days ago

MANILA: For the first time since he became president four years ago, the Philippinesโ€™ tough-talking leader Rodrigo Duterte will take part in the UN General..
4 days ago • WorldNews
MANILA: Security forces have launched a hunt for suspected Abu Sayyaf terror group gunmen who on Wednesday kidnapped a Filipino American businessman in front of..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Resolution passed by the European Parliament calls out the extrajudicial killings of thousands of Filipinos and retaliation against journalists.
Credit: CBS News - Published 1 week ago

The pardon of U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton by President Rodrigo Duterte is the final chapter in a case that reignited debate over old defense..
Credit: NYTimes.com - Published 1 week ago

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