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UPDATE 2-Philippine c.bank surprises with 5th rate cut this year as economy struggles

19 Nov 2020

* Rates cut by total 200 bps this year (Adds analysts comments)

Vietnam braces for Typhoon Vamco, 53 dead in Philippines

14 Nov 2020

HANOI/MANILA Vietnam was bracing for Typhoon Vamco to make landfall in the country's central coast early on Sunday, as the death toll in the Philippines rose to 53 from that country's deadliest storm this year. | Video

Philippines hunts for missing after its deadliest typhoon this year

13 Nov 2020

MANILA Philippine police and soldiers joined a search on Friday for missing people after Typhoon Vamco killed at least 42 people, as residents returned to devastated homes following the worst flooding in years in Manila and nearby provinces. | Video

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Philippines hunts for dozens missing after its deadliest typhoon this year

13 Nov 2020

MANILA, Nov 13 Police and soldiers in the Philippines searched for dozens of people still missing on Friday after Typhoon Vamco killed at least 39 people and caused some of the worst flooding in years in the capital Manila and nearby provinces.

Seven dead as Typhoon Vamco triggers Philippine capital's worst floods in years

12 Nov 2020

MANILA Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Thursday ordered government agencies to hasten relief efforts after a powerful typhoon killed at least seven people and unleashed some of the worst flooding in years in the capital Manila. | Video

How Pfizer vaccine could be cold comfort for some Asian nations

10 Nov 2020

TOKYO/SEOUL/MANILA With tropical heat, remote island communities and a dearth of ultra-cold freezers, many Asian countries aren't betting on Pfizer's experimental vaccine solving their COVID-19 crisis any time soon. | Video

Philippines economy shrinks by more than expected in third-quarter, but government says 'worst is over'

10 Nov 2020

MANILA The Philippine economy shrank by more than expected in the third quarter from a year ago as the COVID-19 pandemic continued to batter the Southeast Asian country but a loosening of coronavirus curbs helped ease the pain.

UPDATE 2-Philippines economy shrinks by more than expected in Q3, but govt says "worst is over"

10 Nov 2020

* Philippine economy snapshot: http://tmsnrt.rs/2nZqDWx (Adds comments)

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