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Soldier killed, 3 hurt in rebel raids in the southern Philippines: army
Peace talks with Philippine communist rebels to restart soon, leader says
Twenty die during fresh unrest in the southern Philippines

Twenty people die in a single day in the southern Philippines following a fresh outbreak of separatist unrest in the strife-torn region.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Twenty people die in a single day in the southern Philippines following a fresh outbreak of separatist unrest in the strife-torn region.

Twenty die during fresh unrest in the southern Philippines
Philippines urges its nationals out of Libya after beheading, rape
Mers virus unlikely to spread in Asia: World Health Organisation
Philippines files fourth protest over China reef ‘reclamation’ in disputed territory

Manila files fourth protest in three months over alleged land reclamation by Beijing in the disputed Spratly Islands territory of the South China Sea

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Manila files fourth protest in three months over alleged land reclamation by Beijing in the disputed Spratly Islands territory of the South China Sea

Philippines files fourth protest over China reef ‘reclamation’ in disputed territory
South Korea to donate warship to Philippines amid marine tensions with China
Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes between army and rebels
US would ‘help’ Philippines in South China Sea, says navy chief

The United States will “help” the Philippines in the event that China occupies disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US Chief of Naval Operations said on Thursday. Admiral Jonathan Greenert also stressed that the US would honour its mutual defence treaty with the Philippines amid a seething territorial conflict with China over the resource-rich waters.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

The United States will “help” the Philippines in the event that China occupies disputed islands in the South China Sea, the US Chief of Naval Operations said on Thursday. Admiral Jonathan Greenert also stressed that the US would honour its mutual defence treaty with the Philippines amid a seething territorial conflict with China over the resource-rich waters.

US would ‘help’ Philippines in South China Sea, says navy chief
Philippine economy expands by 7.2pc in 2013, despite natural disasters
Philippines launches US$8b plan to rebuild lives shattered by Haiyan

The Philippine government launched an US$8.17 billion plan on Wednesday to rebuild the lives of millions battered by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

The Philippine government launched an US$8.17 billion plan on Wednesday to rebuild the lives of millions battered by Super Typhoon Haiyan.

Philippines launches US$8b plan to rebuild lives shattered by Haiyan
Philippines renames coast 'West Philippine Sea'

The Philippines officially named South China Sea waters off the country’s west coast the “West Philippine Sea”, in a move on that could further raise tensions with China.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The Philippines officially named South China Sea waters off the country’s west coast the “West Philippine Sea”, in a move on that could further raise tensions with China.

Philippines renames coast 'West Philippine Sea'
Philippines deports Taiwanese over scam
Quake shakes southern Philippines
Philippines seeks gain in Japan-China row
No major troop escalation in Spratlys, Philippines says
Philippines busts Taiwanese kidnap gang
Philippine rebel chief in historic peace trip
Philippines sends more troops to guard disputed Spratly islands
Manila pushes Asean maritime information-sharing
Philippines, Muslim rebels sign landmark peace pact

Muslim rebels waging a decades-long separatist insurgency in the southern Philippines signed a pact with the government on Monday to end the conflict by 2016.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Muslim rebels waging a decades-long separatist insurgency in the southern Philippines signed a pact with the government on Monday to end the conflict by 2016.

Philippines, Muslim rebels sign landmark peace pact
Philippines hoping China ties will improve
Philippines recalls South Korean noodles
Philippines storm toll rises sharply
Warning on human trafficking in Philippines
Man held as Philippines probes deadly gun rampage
Outrage in Philippines at election bid by clan accused over massacre
Philippine massacre clan jostling for power

Dozens of members of a clan whose leaders are on trial for the Philippines’ worst political massacre are candidates for next year's elections, some for the president’s party, media and rights groups said on Friday.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Dozens of members of a clan whose leaders are on trial for the Philippines’ worst political massacre are candidates for next year's elections, some for the president’s party, media and rights groups said on Friday.

Philippine massacre clan jostling for power
Pacquiao eyeing November fight in Macau, says promoter
Philippines refuses to stamp Chinese passports