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Memory of the day: Typhoon Molave hits Vietnam after the Philippines in 2020

Wed, 27 Oct 2021 - 12:05 GMT

In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on October 27.

Memory of the day: Us government issues the ‘Jones Act’ in 1916

Mon, 30 Aug 2021 - 12:34 GMT

On August 30, many important events took place.

Coronavirus: Kuwait suspends flights with Egypt, 6 states for one week

Sat, 07 Mar 2020 - 11:27 GMT

The Kuwaiti Cabinet decided to suspend air flights from and to seven countries, including Egypt, for a week, as a preventive measure to control the spread of Coronavirus.

Philippines reports first virus death outside China: WHO

Sun, 02 Feb 2020 - 04:09 GMT

The fatality is a 44-year-old Chinese man from the city of Wuhan, where the virus was first detected, and appears to have been infected before arriving in the Philippines.

Deadly bombings target church in southern Philippines

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 09:40 GMT

The first explosion went off inside the cathedral in Jolo, on the island province of Sulu, and was followed by a second blast in the car park outside.

Xi visits Philippines to cosy up to historical US ally

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 - 11:40 GMT

Chinese President Xi Jinping called his visit Tuesday to long-time US ally the Philippines a "milestone".

Paradise lost: Tourist spots in danger of being loved to death

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 - 09:10 GMT

The Philippines’ most famous resort island Boracay re-opens Friday after a six-month clean-up intended to fix the damage done by unrestrained mass tourism.

Philippines to rein in visitors to Boracay island, strained by tourism

Thu, 04 Oct 2018 - 11:50 GMT

The Philippines will limit the number of visitors setting foot on its most treasured island resort each day when it reopens to tourists on October 26 after a six-month rehabilitation effort, an environment official said on Wednesday.

Sanctions-hit Philippines to send Asian Games team after all

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The Philippines said Sunday it would send a men's basketball team to the Asian Games in Indonesia, just days after abruptly pulling out in the wake of an on-court brawl with Australia at a World Cup qualifier.

Philippines pulls out of Asian Games in row over brawl

Sat, 28 Jul 2018 - 06:06 GMT

The Philippines national basketball team said Friday it has pulled out of the Asian Games as it prepares to appeal sanctions handed down over a nasty on-court brawl with Australia at a World Cup qualifier.

Pacquiao, the Philippines hero still king of the ring at 39

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 04:00 GMT

Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao, who won back the welterweight world title in stunning fashion on Sunday, is idolised by tens of millions in the poverty-afflicted Philippines after rising from the streets to the pinnacle of boxing.

On May Day, workers of the world unite - and protest

Tue, 01 May 2018 - 10:04 GMT

Europeans took to the streets on Monday, celebrating the international workers’ holiday of May Day with an assortment of rallies and demonstrations.

Philippines regulator orders pushback in Uber's shutdown amid ongoing review

Sat, 07 Apr 2018 - 09:58 GMT

The Philippines’ anti-trust agency said on Saturday it has ordered Uber Technologies Inc to continue domestic operations.

Philippines eyes greener Boracay, but cleanup plan unclear

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 - 12:55 GMT

The Philippines will tear down illegal structures, build a bypass to unclog traffic

Duterte threatens to shut tourist island of Boracay down

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 - 09:50 GMT

The Philippines' famous white-sand island destination of Boracay may need to be shut down to protect the health of visitors, President Rodrigo Duterte warnes.

Erupting volcano sparks Philippine tourism boom

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 - 12:04 GMT

With chili-flavored “lava ice cream” in demand and awestruck tourists packing onto viewing decks, the erupting Mayon volcano is sparking a local business boom.

Philippines raises volcano alert level after lava flow

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 - 09:40 GMT

The Philippines raised the alert level at its rumbling Mayon volcano to "level 3" on Sunday after detecting lava flow.

Vietnam braces for typhoon as Philippine toll rises to 230 dead

Mon, 25 Dec 2017 - 09:26 GMT

Authorities in Vietnam prepared to move a million people from low-lying areas along the south coast on Monday as a typhoon approached after it battered the Philippines.

Philippines storm death toll climbs to 182

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 08:10 GMT

The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines rose to 182 early Sunday, with 153 people still missing.

Philippines storm death toll rises to 74, dozens missing

Sat, 23 Dec 2017 - 09:40 GMT

The death toll from a tropical storm in the southern Philippines has risen to 74, officials said Saturday.

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