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90 die in Philippines floods

August 13th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 90 people were killed and four went missing in the Philippines as a result of floods caused by heavy torrential rains that affected more ... Read more...

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UAE’s participation in Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 significant: Envoy

April 24th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Manila, April 23 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) envoy to Philipines has underlined the importance of participating in the Abu Dhabi Dialogue 2 held last week in Manila under ... Read more...

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New Thai envoy vows to further enhance relations with the Philippines

April 29th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MANILA (BNO NEWS) -- The newly-designated Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Prasas Prasasvinitchai of Thailand has assured Philippines President Benigno S. Aquino III that he will do his best to further enhance relations ... Read more...

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Benigno Aquino III sworn in as Philippines’ president

June 30th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Manila, June 30 (DPA) Benigno Aquino III was sworn in Wednesday as the Philippines' 15th president before hundreds of thousands of cheering supporters. Aquino, 50, took his oath of office shortly before noon ... Read more...

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Adam Carolla apologizes for insulting the Filipino society

April 6th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American radio and TV star Adam Carolla had insulted the Filipino society, when he said that the Philippines were a nation of prostitutes and had nothing ... Read more...

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U.K. offers condolences to Aquino’s family

August 1st, 2009 - 4:58 am ICT by admin
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Britain has offered its condolences to the family of former Philippines President Corazon Aquino, who died on early Saturday. She was 76."We offer our condolences to the ... Read more...

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15th NAM summit opens

July 15th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sharm-el-Sheikh, July 15 (IANS) Amid doubts over its relevance in an increasingly unipolar world, the 15th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) opened Wednesday with leaders from 118 member countries gathering ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor, chief minister greet Amtes

July 31st, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor S.C. Jamir and Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Thursday paid rich tributes to Prakash and Mandakini Amte who have been jointly conferred this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award ... Read more...

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First Filipino Olympic gold winner to get $200,000

July 25th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Manila, July 25 (Xinhua) The bonus for the first Filipino Olympic gold medallist has reached 9.5 million pesos ($214,000) after a new reward pledge came to light Friday. Sports apparel company No ... Read more...

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Boat capcises in Philippines, Hundreds missing in Tornado

June 22nd, 2008 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
Manila, June 22 (ANI): More than seven hundred people on board a ferry are feared killed which has capsized in the Typhoon Fengshen in Philippines.A rescue ship that managed to ... Read more...

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Women activists call ask Philippines president to quit

March 8th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, March 8 (DPA) Hundreds of women activists Saturday marked the International Women's Day in the Philippine capital demanding the resignation of scandal-tainted President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo. The activists marched through the ... Read more...

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Embattled Arroyo warns Filipinos against mass uprising

February 24th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by admin
DPA Manila, Feb 24 (DPA) Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, embattled by calls for her resignation over corruption allegations, warned Filipinos Sunday against supporting a mass uprising to oust her before her term ... Read more...

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