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  1. 11. news | 22 Jan 2015

    Philippines slams China island building as Beijing hits back

    By AFP

    » MANILA - The Philippines' foreign minister on Thursday slammed China's attempts to build islands in the disputed South China Sea, prompting Beijing to accuse Manila of making "trouble out of nothing".

  2. 12. news | 20 Jan 2015

    Papal bomb joke puts Filipinos in jail

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Philippine police arrested three people for cracking jokes about a bomb while on their way to attend Pope Francis's mass in Manila, an official said on Tuesday.

  3. 13. news | 28 Feb 2015

    Toll in Philippine clashes with Islamists rises to 26

    By AFP

    » MANILA - A military assault on Islamic militants in the southern Philippines entered its fifth day on Saturday, with the toll rising to 24 guerrillas and two soldiers dead, officials said.

  4. 14. news | 28 Feb 2015

    US 'flies advanced spy plane'

    By AFP

    » MANILA - The United States has flown its most advanced surveillance plane from a military base in the Philippines over flashpoint areas of the South China Sea, Filipino authorities said Friday.

  5. 15. news | 26 Feb 2015

    France's Hollande heads to Philippines for climate push

    By AFP

    » MANILA - French President Francois Hollande will on Thursday arrive in the Philippines with actresses Marion Cotillard and Melanie Laurent to promote the fight against climate change.

  6. 16. news | 25 Feb 2015

    Pacquiao's Mayweather tactic? 'Use my left and right'

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Underdog Manny Pacquiao said Wednesday he has a simple tactic to beat American favourite Floyd Mayweather in history's richest fight by two longtime rivals for the planet's top "pound-for-pound" boxer

  7. 17. news | 25 Feb 2015

    Seven dead as Philippine soldiers battle Islamic militants

    By AFP

    » MANILA - A Philippine military assault against Islamic militants on a remote southern island triggered a day-long battle on Wednesday that left five rebels and two soldiers dead, authorities said.

  8. 18. news | 25 Feb 2015

    Manila kicks Chinese off power grid

    By AFP

    » The Philippines said Wednesday it would end Chinese technical involvement in running the country's power grid, partly due to national-security concerns.

  9. 19. news | 24 Feb 2015

    US import sacked for Pacquiao insult

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Philippine basketball authorities have sacked and fined an American import for ridiculing national boxing hero Manny Pacquiao's quest to become a professional basketballer.

  10. 20. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Pacquiao hints at retirement after Mayweather bout

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao hinted Monday his long-awaited fight against American Floyd Mayweather could be his last, saying he would head into the May bout with retirement on his mind.

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