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False alarm sparks full response in Manila

A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight was isolated at Manila airport in the Phillipines on Tuesday morning, when a hijack alarm was accidentally pressed by the pilot.

A Saudi Arabian Airlines flight was isolated at Manila airport in the Phillipines on Tuesday morning, when a hijack alarm was accidentally pressed by the pilot.

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Philippine hitman says he heard Duterte order killings

A self-proclaimed hit-man in the Philippines says he heard the country’s president order extra-judicial killings in the early ’90s.

A self-proclaimed hit-man in the Philippines says he heard the country’s president order extra-judicial killings in the early ’90s.

Culture

First Filipino win at Venice Film Festival

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

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What did Rodrigo Duterte call Barack Obama?

Hardliner Duterte has warned the US president not to question him over a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte took office two months ago.

Hardliner Duterte has warned the US president not to question him over a surge in drug-related killings since Duterte took office two months ago.

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Philippines declares 'state of lawlessness' after deadly blast

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a ‘‘state of lawlessness’‘ in the Philippines after a bomb attack in his home city killed at least 14 people.

President Rodrigo Duterte has declared a ‘‘state of lawlessness’‘ in the Philippines after a bomb attack in his home city killed at least 14 people.

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Philippines rocked by market blast in Davao

An explosion has ripped through a market in the Philippines killing at least ten people and wounding dozens more.

An explosion has ripped through a market in the Philippines killing at least ten people and wounding dozens more.

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Kerry urges talks between China and Philippines on South China Sea

Wading into the South China Sea dispute, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he backs the resumptions of talks between China and the Philippines over the disputed region, as he met with his Fil

Wading into the South China Sea dispute, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said he backs the resumptions of talks between China and the Philippines over the disputed region, as he met with his Fil

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China warns it could set up an air defence zone in South China Sea

A defiant China has now formalised its objections to an international tribunal ruling that says its claims to territorial rights in the South China Sea have no legal…

A defiant China has now formalised its objections to an international tribunal ruling that says its claims to territorial rights in the South China Sea have no legal…

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Beijing begins military exercise in South China Sea

Tension is mounting ahead of a hotly-anticipated international ruling due on competing claims by China and the Philippines in the region.

Tension is mounting ahead of a hotly-anticipated international ruling due on competing claims by China and the Philippines in the region.

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Philippines: Rodrigo Duterte sworn in as president

The Philippines has a new president after Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in during a ceremony in Manila following his resounding election victory in May.

The Philippines has a new president after Rodrigo Duterte was sworn in during a ceremony in Manila following his resounding election victory in May.

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China vows to reject South China Sea ruling

Beijing's comments come on the fringes of Asia's biggest security summit in Singapore, where the situation is being viewed with concern.

Beijing's comments come on the fringes of Asia's biggest security summit in Singapore, where the situation is being viewed with concern.

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Will the Philippines reinstate the death penalty?

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to bring back hanging and introduce a "shoot-to-kill" policy for the police.

President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has pledged to bring back hanging and introduce a "shoot-to-kill" policy for the police.

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Rodrigo Duterte: from "The Punisher" to president

He has been called a “maverick” and nicknamed “Digong Duterte”. The 71-year-old former mayor of Davao is perhaps the least orthodox politician to

He has been called a “maverick” and nicknamed “Digong Duterte”. The 71-year-old former mayor of Davao is perhaps the least orthodox politician to

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Duterte out in front in Philippine election

With record turnout and the majority of votes counted, "The Punisher" is poised to be the next president

With record turnout and the majority of votes counted, "The Punisher" is poised to be the next president

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Rodrigo Duterte claims victory as Philippines president

Rodrigo Duterte, a controversial mayor, accused of having links to death squads and vigilante killers, has claimed victory as president of the

Rodrigo Duterte, a controversial mayor, accused of having links to death squads and vigilante killers, has claimed victory as president of the

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Presidential vote underway in the Philippines

The election campaign exposed widespread disgust with the Southeast Asian country's governing elite. There is widespread poverty and inequality despite years of robust economic growth.

The election campaign exposed widespread disgust with the Southeast Asian country's governing elite. There is widespread poverty and inequality despite years of robust economic growth.

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Canada PM condemns "cold-blooded" murder of Philippines hostage

A Canadian man believed to have been killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines has been identified as John Ridsdel. The 68-year-old former

A Canadian man believed to have been killed by Abu Sayyaf militants in the Philippines has been identified as John Ridsdel. The 68-year-old former

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Trudeau condemns killing of Canadian hostage in Philippines

Islamist militants in the Philippines have killed Canadian hostage John Ridsdel in what Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned as an

Islamist militants in the Philippines have killed Canadian hostage John Ridsdel in what Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has condemned as an

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Drought-stricken Filipino farmers clash with police after crop failure

Police have clashed with farmers in the southern Philippines. The farmers are demanding food aid from the government after 300,000 thousand hectares

Police have clashed with farmers in the southern Philippines. The farmers are demanding food aid from the government after 300,000 thousand hectares

Sport

Box on Pac-Man fight gets TV green light

Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight fight against Timothy Bradley looks set to hit the airwaves on TV and radio after being given the green light by the Philippine election commission.

Manny Pacquiao's WBO welterweight fight against Timothy Bradley looks set to hit the airwaves on TV and radio after being given the green light by the Philippine election commission.

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Tourism in the Philippines at an all-time high

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Domingo Ramon C. Enerio III, President of the Tourism Promotions Board in the Philippines, about how 2015 turned

Euronews spoke at Berlin’s ITB to Domingo Ramon C. Enerio III, President of the Tourism Promotions Board in the Philippines, about how 2015 turned