Philippines

Republic in Southeast Asia

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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 categorized broadly under three main geographical divisions from north to south: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. The capital city of the Philippines is Manila and the most populous city is Quezon City, both part 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, Vietnam to the west, Palau to the east, and Malaysia and Indonesia to the south.

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(CNN)Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to "go to war" with Canada if the country doesn't take back tons of trash a Canada-based company had..
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia nation, threatening to sail it..
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The Philippine president chastises Canada for failing to repatriate waste sent to his country.
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A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at least 16 people..
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One day after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake rattled the northern Philippines and killed at least 16 people, a new, powerful earthquake hit the country’s central..
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Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte berated Canada on Tuesday in a longrunning dispute over waste exported to the Southeast Asia nation, threatening to sail it..
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Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the tangled debris from a collapsed four-storey commercial building on Tuesday after a strong..
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Rescuers were still digging victims out of collapsed buildings from the temblor that left at least 11 dead when the 2nd quake struck
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The new quake was centered 8 miles east of Tutubigan in the country’s central region.
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Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-storey commercial building on Tuesday after a strong earthquake..
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Rescue teams in the Philippines searched for signs of life beneath the rubble of a collapsed four-storey commercial building on Tuesday after a strong earthquake..
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A 35-year-old career officer with the Cypriot National Guard told the police on Monday he was a serial killer responsible for at least three murders, according..
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A strong earthquake killed three people and trapped at several others Monday in a collapsed building that housed a supermarket in a northern Philippine province...
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A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the Philippines main island of Luzon, causing several buildings to collapse with at least six people dead on Monday, according..
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The magnitude 6.1 earthquake leaves a trail of destruction in its wake.
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About 20 people rescued from building collapse in town of Porac as Clarke airport damage cancels more than 100 flights
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Advertisement MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A strong earthquake has shaken the area around the Philippine capital, prompting thousands of people to flee to..
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Dozens of barefoot penitents in the Philippines whipped themselves and carried large wooden crosses in sweltering heat on Thursday as they participated in a..
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Queensland Nationals MP George Christensen has referred his travel expenses for review after charging taxpayers $3000 for connecting flights to the Philippines.
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