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UK sends more aid to the Philippines

Six UK aid flights will head to the Philippines next week, carrying over 1,400 tents and other supplies — upping the total of aid from the UK to the typhoon-stricken Asian nation to £55m, or around $89 million.

45 years later, Philippine peace may finally have a chance

MANILA — In October, President Benigno Aquino's Philippine government signed a preliminary peace agreement with the 12,000-strong Moro Islamic Liberation Front, though many details have yet to be worked out. Known as the MILF, the front has been fighting for a separate Muslim homeland on Mindanao since the mid-1970s.

Taiwan, Philippines tensions escalate over slain Taiwanese fisherman

Tensions over the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman by the Philippine coast guard last week escalated Wednesday, as Taiwan pulled its envoy from Manila and refused to meet with President Benigno Aquino's personal representative.

Cybersex den broken up in the Philippines

A cybersex den was broken up by police in the Philippines on Tuesday.

Underwater: Flooding plagues regions around the world

Australia, Mozambique and the Philippines — to name a few countries — have recently forced the evacuation of hundreds of thousands as a result of extreme flooding.

Philippines shooting kills pregnant woman, six others

A gunman killed seven people Friday after rampaging through the streets of the town of Kawit near Manila.

Snoutless hero dog Kabang beats cancer, ready for cosmetic surgery

The "hero dog" that lost her snout while protecting two children in the Philippines, has beaten cancer.

Chinese naval frigate stranded on Philippine coast

The Philippine government is demanding answers Saturday as a Chinese warship was stranded on their coastline.

Communist rebels kill 10 soldiers in Philippines

An army captain was among the dead, and at least one civilian, a female who played in a military brass band, was also killed during the three-hour-long attack.
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