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2015: Japanese battleship found near Philippines

Added: 20.08.2017 2:00 | 0 views | 0 comments

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the wreck of a long-lost World War 2 Japanese battleship near the Philippines.


32 killed in bloody night for Duterte's war on drugs

Added: 17.08.2017 4:58 | 1 views | 0 comments

Thirty-two suspected drug dealers were killed in shootouts across one province in the Philippines on Tuesday, police said, in a bloody 24 hours for the country's war on drugs.


The Philippines' last tattoo master

Added: 07.08.2017 0:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

Warriors used to earn hand-tapped tattoos on the battlefield. But today, Whang Od Oggay gives them to tourists in hopes of keeping the tradition alive.


Philippines president slams Kim Jong Un

Added: 03.08.2017 7:41 | 5 views | 0 comments

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte calls North Korea's Kim Jong Un a "chubby fool" and says that he is playing with "dangerous toys."


Duterte: I'll hound drug dealers to gates of hell

Added: 24.07.2017 13:59 | 8 views | 0 comments

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte came out swinging during his second State of the Nation Address, vowing to continue his government's fight against drug smugglers and ISIS-linked militants in the country's south.


Philippines extends martial law in Mindanao

Added: 22.07.2017 10:48 | 5 views | 0 comments

The Philippines Congress has granted President Rodrigo Duterte's request to extend martial law on the southern island of Mindanao until the end of the year -- a move that contravenes the country's constitution.


Navy blamed for USS Fitzgerald collision

Added: 21.07.2017 13:12 | 6 views | 0 comments

Preliminary findings in the investigation into the collision between the USS Fitzgerald and a Philippine cargo ship off the coast of Japan in June suggest the accident was caused by multiple errors by the Fitzgerald's crew and a failure to take action in the minutes leading to the collision, according to two defense officials.


Marawi siege could portend more extremism in Asia, report says

Added: 21.07.2017 6:36 | 6 views | 0 comments

The ongoing siege of the southern Philippines city of Marawi could be just the beginning of a wider Asian problem of Islamist extremism, according to a new report by a regional think tank.


Police nab gang accused of multiple kidnaps at casinos

Added: 20.07.2017 13:14 | 8 views | 0 comments

Police in the Philippines have arrested dozens of suspects in a major crackdown on kidnapping gangs targeting rich foreigners in Manila.


6.5-magnitude earthquake hits central Philippines

Added: 06.07.2017 19:34 | 15 views | 0 comments

A 6.5-magnitude earthquake has struck the central Philippines, according to the United States Geological Survey.


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