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11 US tourists missing in Philippines boat capsize


January 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Jan 26 (IANS) Eleven American tourists were reportedly missing Thursday off the Philippines' resort island of Boracay after their boat capsized.Two tourists have been rescued, said Philippine Coast Guard ... Read more...

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Dead Male Fetus Sighted In An Airplane’s Bathroom At The Airport In Manila


January 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 5, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): The Filipino police have mentioned that a dead fetus has been detected in the bathroom of an airplane that touched down at the Philippine capital, ... Read more...

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Man killed by internet girlfriend’s real live-in lover


September 7th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A Scot, who travelled to the Philippines to propose to a woman he met online, was stabbed to death by his internet girlfriend's live-in lover, it was reported ... Read more...

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7.3-magnitude quake hits Philippines


July 24th, 2010 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 24 (IANS) A strong earthquake of 7.3 magnitude struck Moro Gulf, Mindanao, Philippines Saturday morning, the US Geological Survey reported on its website. According to the USGS, the epicentre ... Read more...

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Fire leaves thousands homeless in Philippine capital


May 15th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Manila, May 15 (DPA) Thousands of people were left homeless Saturday in a pre-dawn blaze that struck a slum area in the Philippine capital. No one was injured, a fire official said. The ... Read more...

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On climate, leadership in Asia, rhetoric in the West: WWF


September 28th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 28 (IANS) International NGO WWF is "worried about a mismatch between credible leadership in Asia and empty rhetoric in Europe and the US" on ways to tackle climate change. "While ... Read more...

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Pitt, Jolie to adopt next baby from Philippines


April 12th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Superstar couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie now plan to adopt their next baby from the Philippines. The couple changed their plans after they were not allowed to ... Read more...

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Militants free seven abducted workers in Philippines


December 9th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 9 (DPA) Suspected Muslim militants freed seven construction workers they seized a week ago on a southern Philippine island, a regional military spokesperson said Tuesday.First Lieutenant Esteffani Cacho said the ... Read more...

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ADB issues global bonds to raise capital


August 29th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 29 (Xinhua) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has issued global bonds worth $1.25 billion to raise capital, the Manila-based institution said Friday. Proceeds from the issue will go into ADB's ... Read more...

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Qantas jet makes emergency landing in Manila (Lead)


July 25th, 2008 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Manila/Sydney, July 25 (DPA) A Qantas Boeing 747 made an emergency landing in the Philippines capital Manila Friday after a tear in the plane's undercarriage caused it to lose pressure. The plane, ... Read more...

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Passenger plane makes emergency landing in Manila


July 25th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Sydney, July 25 (DPA) A Qantas Boeing 747 made an emergency landing in the Philippine capital Manila on Friday after a tear in the plane's undercarriage. The plane, which was on its ... Read more...

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