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Need for speed: Carts on rails help Manila's commuters dodge gridlock

31 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of commuters flock to Manila's railway tracks every day, but rather than boarding the trains, they climb on to wooden carts pushed along the tracks, to avoid the Philippine capital's infamous traffic gridlock. | Video

Filipinos hope Pacquiao's victory will lead to rematch with Mayweather

20 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of ecstatic Filipino fans erupted in celebration after boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner in a unanimous decision in Las Vegas on Saturday, with many hoping the victory could get the southpaw boxer a rematch with Floyd Mayweather. | Video

Filipinos hope Pacquiao's victory will lead to rematch with Mayweather

20 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of ecstatic Filipino fans erupted in celebration after boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner in a unanimous decision in Las Vegas on Saturday, with many hoping the victory could get the southpaw boxer a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.

Boxing: Filipinos hope Pacquiao's victory will lead to rematch with Mayweather

20 Jan 2019

MANILA Thousands of ecstatic Filipino fans erupted in celebration after boxing hero Manny Pacquiao defeated Adrien Broner in a unanimous decision in Las Vegas on Saturday, with many hoping the victory could get the southpaw boxer a rematch with Floyd Mayweather.

Philippine inventor aims to cut travel times with passenger drone

26 Sep 2018

BATANGAS, Philippines A Philippine inventor has unveiled what he calls a flying sports car that represents the future of transport, riding it out of a warehouse toward a cheering crowd, leaving a cloud of dust in his wake. | Video

Philippines' Duterte stirs controversy by kissing woman on lips

04 Jun 2018

MANILA A kiss by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on a Filipino woman's lips while on an official visit in South Korea sparked anger and jokes on Monday, as feminists denounced what they called his "perverted way" of taunting his female critics. | Video

Philippines to phase out its beloved cheap but rickety jeepneys

29 Jan 2018

MANILA Jeepneys, the flamboyant passenger trucks of the Philippines, are nearing the end of their reign as the "Kings of the Road", but they're not going down without a fight.

Philippines warns of volcanic mudflows from heavy rains

27 Jan 2018

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines Residents around an erupting volcano in central Philippines have should prepare to flee to safer areas because of risks from huge debris that could be swept from slopes by heavy rains, state volcanologists said on Saturday.

Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

26 Jan 2018

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and led to overcrowded temporary shelters, the disaster agency said on Friday.

Displaced Filipinos brace for long wait as fiery Mayon rumbles on

25 Jan 2018

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines A huge plume of ash billowed from the glowing peak of the Philippines' most active volcano on Thursday, as more residents of surrounding areas fled and experts warned of further escalation 12 days after it started to erupt.

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