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3 hrs ago | Asia News Network
The Philippines remains a fragile democracy despite the Aquino administration's gains that have not been enough to make up for "nearly a decade of regression" during the previous administration.
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4 hrs ago | Asia News Network
With just two years to go before its term ends, Philippine President Aquino's administration plans to spend more on infrastructure and introduce other reforms to try to make economic growth inclusive and lift millions out of poverty.
6 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency
WAM MANILA, April 16th 2014 -- A delegation from U.A.E.'s humanitarian major Red Crescent Authority today met with Philippine Red Cross Chairman and CEO Richard Gordon in Tacloban City which last year bore the brunt of Typhoon Haiyan along with Leyte province and Palau.
10 hrs ago | CNews
An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter August 26, 2013.
10 hrs ago | The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-...
Elder Kyle Marlin of Star, Idaho, weathered Typhoon Haiyan in his apartment in Guiuan-a city on the far southeastern tip of Samar Island where the massive storm made landfall November 8. He's one of the missionaries Latter-day Saints across the globe prayed for after the storm struck, one of the missionaries leaders worried about.
12 hrs ago | Sun-Star
The Philippine International Hot Air Balloon Fiesta , also known as "A Weekend of Everything that Flies," is gearing up for its 19th staging of the established aviation event on February 12 to 15, 2015 at the Philippine Air Force ADAC Hangar in Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga.
16 hrs ago | Sun-Star
THE Technical Education and Skills Development Authority in Western Visayas has allocated P91.3 million for emergency response, rehabilitation and recovery for 7,510 beneficiaries in 2014.
Police and rescuers inspect a passenger bus after it rammed into a cargo truck early Wednesday, April 16, 2014 along a highway at Libmanan township, Camarines Sur province, south of Manila, Philippines.
Tourism flourished, with a significant increase in domestic and international tourist volumes, primarily due to the Department of Tourisms continuous efforts to promote the Philippines as a key tourist destination in the Asia-Pacific region.
CAGAYAN DE ORO. A fire fighter tries to breathe from the thick smoke while asking for more water pressure during a fire that swept through 16 houses at Barangay 22, Corrales street in Cagayan de Oro City, Tuesday morning, April 15, 2014.
An annular solar eclipse is visible from Machida, on the outskirts of Tokyo, Monday, May 21, 2012.
A Filipino volunteer lights candles during the "Light of Peace in the Philippines" event in Oton, Iloilo.
In this file photo taken, Feb. 6, 2012, and released by The Cambodian Center for Human Rights , Cambodian environmental activist Chut Wutty, left, stands next to a log in a jungle in Kampong Thom province north of Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Justin Bieber arrives as he visits typhoon affected people in San Jose Elementary School on December 10, 2013 in Tacloban, Leyte, Philippines.
Hundreds of people lined up in a dark, muddy field to form a giant map of the Philippines on Monday, in a bid to set a new world record for the largest flaming image using candles.
A Philippine lawmaker on Monday said he filed a measure seeking a congressional inquiry into the recurring environmental problems involving foreign and local mining companies in the country.
MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-owned Cebu Pacific Air has increased its weekly flights between Manila and Hong Kong to accommodate demand for the summer season.