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Navy to Cut Up Ship that Ran Into Philippine Reef

January 31, 2013, 12:33 pm

The U.S. Navy will cut up and remove a U.S. navy minesweeper that ran into a coral reef two weeks ago because removing the vessel would cause too much damage to the reef and [...]

When Soft Power Fails

January 30, 2013, 2:21 am

The oldest Chinatown in the world is not in New York or San Francisco or even Yokohama.

American Drone Found Washed Near Shore by Philippines Fishermen

January 8, 2013, 12:48 pm

An American drone was found by fishermen in waters off the Philippines on Monday, prompting concerns among local military officials and activist groups.

In Photos, Aftermath of Typhoon Bopha in Philippines

December 10, 2012, 11:49 am

Rescue workers on Monday were still searching for hundreds of people who went missing after Typhoon Bopha devastated the southern Philippines last week.

Typhoon Leveled Three Philippine Towns

December 7, 2012, 1:50 am

Typhoon Bopha wiped out three Philippine towns in eastern Davao Oriental Province, located on the island of Mindanao, killing hundreds of people in the area and doing [...]

Typhoon Bopha Leaves Hundreds Dead in Philippines (Photos)

December 5, 2012, 4:26 pm

A powerful typhoon slammed into the southern Philippine Islands earlier this week killing 274 people, injuring 339, with 279 still missing, reported disaster officials on Wednesday.

The Philippines, the World’s New Call Center Capital

November 27, 2012, 6:08 pm

Quietly, the Philippines has surpassed India as the number one call center in the world. More than an inexpensive labor pool has drawn many Fortune 1,000 companies, including [...]

Philippines Signs Accord with Muslim Rebels

October 15, 2012, 4:51 pm

The Philippine government signed a historic accord with a Muslim rebel group, Moro Islamic Liberation Front, Monday in an attempt to end four decades of conflict that have [...]

Philippines High Fertility Stands Out in Asia

October 11, 2012, 4:25 pm

The Philippines has too many babies to feed. Other countries in East Asia have too few to stabilize their populations. There needs to be a middle ground between population [...]

Philippines, Militants Agree to End Decades-Long Conflict

October 8, 2012, 3:00 am

The Philippines came to a tentative agreement with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front regarding an autonomous region.


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