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Manila (Philippines)

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  • Philippines earthquake death toll up to 110, officials say

    Philippines earthquake death toll up to 110, officials say
    CEBU, Philippines — The death toll from a magnitude 7.2 earthquake that struck the central Philippine island of Bohol reached 110 Wednesday, with only three people pulled alive from rubble. The three were rescued in Cebu province, about 350...
  • 20 reported killed as magnitude 7.2 quake hits island in Philippines

    20 reported killed as magnitude 7.2 quake hits island in Philippines
    MANILA — A magnitude¬†7.2 earthquake struck in the central Philippines on Tuesday morning, killing at least four people and collapsing and damaging several buildings, radio reports and officials said. [Updated at 10:10 p.m. on Oct. 14: Civil...
  • A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race

     A record 76 foreign-language Oscar submissions point to heated race
    A record 76 movies will vie for the 2014 foreign-language Oscar, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced Monday, and the race looks to be wide open. Yet even as the narrowing-down to five final nominees has barely begun, the seemingly...
  • Battle drags on between Philippine troops and Muslim rebels

    Battle drags on between Philippine troops and Muslim rebels
    Philippine government troops claimed more than a week ago to be mopping up a failed attempt by Muslim rebels to seize the port city of Zamboanga, but news media report continuing clashes and mounting casualties. The fighting, in its 17th day when dawn...
  • Philippine Muslim rebels agree to cease-fire, still hold hostages

    Philippine Muslim rebels agree to cease-fire, still hold hostages
    Philippine Muslim rebels who have laid siege to the port city of Zamboanga for six days agreed to a cease-fire Friday to allow negotiations with the government but continued to hold more than 100 hostages, local media reported early Saturday. Sporadic...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 20, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the news: —The 10 Freeway in Pomona was shut down in both directions Monday night after two accidents, including a fiery crash involving a big rig and several vehicles that left one person dead. The pileup was reported about...
  • Travel info for Boracay Island, Philippines

    Travel info for Boracay Island, Philippines
    The best way to Boracay, Philippines From LAX, Philippine Airlines offers nonstop service to Manila, and All Nippon Airways, JAL, Cathay Pacific, Asiana, Delta, Korean, Hawaiian, Air China, Singapore and Malaysia offer connecting service (change of...
  • Limo fire: Victim planned Manila hilltop wedding, father says

    Limo fire: Victim planned Manila hilltop wedding, father says
    A woman killed over the weekend in a Bay Area limousine fire was going to have a wedding on a hilltop in the Philippines, her family said. Neriza Fojas, 31, had already had a civil wedding ceremony in Las Vegas with her husband, Carlo Moya, but was...
  • Stanley Karnow dies at 87; author of epic Vietnam history

    Stanley Karnow dies at 87; author of epic Vietnam history
    Stanley Karnow, an award-winning author and journalist who combined insightful reporting with personal accounts and historical sweep in books on the Vietnam War and the Philippines and the critically acclaimed public television series that accompanied the...
  • Pictures in the News | November 9, 2012

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • The Week in Pictures | November 5 – 11, 2012

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....