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A dancing traffic cop who dresses up as Santa

December 13th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Motorists in the Philippines capital were left agape when they saw a traffic policeman, dressed as Santa Claus, dancing to direct traffic, it was reported ... Read more...

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12 killed in Philippines plane crash

December 10th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 10 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and 20 injured in the Philippines' capital region of Metro Manila Saturday after a light plane crashed. The accident occurred ... Read more...

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Strong 6.0-quake rocks Manila, no damage expected

March 25th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked the Philippines capital of Manila on Thursday, seismologists said. There were no reports of damage or casualties.The 6.0-magnitude earthquake at 1.29 p.m. local ... Read more...

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Philippines and Taiwan brace up for typhoon Parma

October 1st, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Evergreen, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Days of misery and hardship are still not over for Philippines residents. A super duper typhoon was gathering pace in the western Pacific and is expected ... 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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UAE plans pioneering project for expat workers

October 30th, 2008 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will launch a pilot project involving Indian and Filipino workers to improve living and working conditions of expatriate Asian contractual workers in this ... 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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