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Electric trikes coming to the Philippines

September 10, 2013

If you've ever visited the Philippines, you're probably familiar with the unique taxis that are a primary source of transportation among urban areas.  Read Article »

Pacquiao may run for president of Philippines

July 29, 2013

Manny Pacquiao is world-renowned for his career as a boxer, with eight championship belts - all in different weight classes - to his name as of August 2013. Read Article »

Philippines looking to bolster naval defenses

June 27, 2013

The Philippines was once a territory of the United States, and the Pacific island nation has largely maintained ties with the U.S. since gaining its independence after World War II. Read Article »

Philippines destroys captured ivory to intimidate poachers

June 24, 2013

Ivory was long considered one of the most elegant animal-derived materials, and objects such as jewelry and piano keys that were once made with it are highly valued. Read Article »

The Philippines' Mount Mayon spews ash and rocks into the sky

May 7, 2013

The Philippines Mount Mayon experience a small eruption on May 7 2013. Read Article »

United Nations turns trash into energy in the Philippines

March 28, 2013

Green energy is one of the industries many predict will carry the global economy into the future. Read Article »

Freedom Ride takes off in the Philippines

March 8, 2013

Cyclists spread an anti-trafficking hotline number as they participated in the Freedom Ride in the Philippines.  Read Article »

Music festival aids typhoon victims in the Philippines

March 6, 2013

In response to severe typhoons in the Philippines, a local music festival raises funds for displaced and injured victims.  Read Article »

Allen and Paterson win 2013 XTERRA Philippines

March 4, 2013

Australia's Ben Allen and Scotland's Lesley Paterson won the third XTERRA Philippines Championship this Saturday. Read Article »

Typhoon Bopha hits Philippines hard

December 4, 2012

Typhoon Bopha is considered the strongest this year, as it pounded the southern island of Mindanao on Tuesday. Read Article »

Filipino kid from the streets turns into inspiration

November 2, 2012

When Cris Valdez of the Philippines was born into his family, he was not born into the best conditions and his parents were not thrilled. Read Article »

Former Philippines first lady's belongings ruined by storms, termites

September 24, 2012

Officials from the Philippines recently announced that the shoes and other possessions left by the former first lady Imelda Marcos and her husband, dictator Ferdinand Marcos, have no historical significance. Read Article »

New species of owls found in the Philippines

August 21, 2012

A recent report issued by Michigan State University (MSU) illustrated two new species of owls that were found in the Philippines. Read Article »

Dennis Rodman meets father briefly in the Philippines

July 20, 2012

International basketball star Dennis Rodman recently met with his estranged father at a bar in Manila. Read Article »

Philippines mourns the loss of "King of Comedy" Dolphy

July 11, 2012

The Philippines is in a state of mourning after their very own "King of Comedy" passed away earlier this week. Read Article »

Guinness World Records proclaim Philippine crocodile largest in the world

July 2, 2012

Nearly a year ago, a massive crocodile was captured in the Philippines, and Guinness World Records recently declared the reptile to be the largest croc in captivity in the world. Read Article »

Spain's Queen Sofia will visit the Philippines in July

June 28, 2012

The Philippines are getting ready to entertain a royal guest - Queen Sofia of Spain will be visiting the Pacific Island nation in early July. Read Article »

Philippine Independence Day celebrations kick off in a few hours

June 11, 2012

Tomorrow is Philippines Independence Day, and officials are gearing up for celebrations in the Philippines despite forecasts of inclement weather. Read Article »

Farmer who killed rare Philippine eagle given small fine

May 25, 2012

A farmer in the Philippines was handed down a fine earlier this week for killing and eating a rare bird. Read Article »

Jessica Sanchez could be first Filipino-American to win American Idol

May 23, 2012

Jessica Sanchez, 16, has made it to the top - she is one of the final two contestants on American Idol. Read Article »

Lady Gaga concert to go on as planned despite protests

May 18, 2012

Lady Gaga is set to perform in metropolitan Manila on May 21 and 22, but a number of protesters are openly opposing the Philippines leg of the entertainer's "Born This Way" tour of Asia. Read Article »

Final season of Survivor will take place in the Philippines

May 16, 2012

The final season of Survivor, the hit reality TV show, will take place in the Philippines. Read Article »

A number of rare turtles return to the Philippines from China

April 27, 2012

Back in February, a smuggler was arrested in the Hong Kong International Airport when a number of rare turtles were found in his luggage. Read Article »

Four new crab species discovered in the Philippines

April 24, 2012

Scientists have discovered more new creatures in the Philippines - four species of purple crabs. Read Article »

First endangered Philippines hawk-eagle born in captivity

April 20, 2012

The Philippine Eagle Foundation (PEF) recently saw the birth of a Philippine hawk-eagle, the first time one of these endangered birds has successfully been born in captivity. Read Article »

"Zombies" attack runners in the Philippines

April 16, 2012

Over the weekend, thousands of people gathered in the Laguna Province of the Philippines to race in a 5k run. Read Article »

Philippines court stops mall construction in favor of trees

April 11, 2012

SM Prime Holdings a major company behind many malls across the Philippines was ordered to halt work on an expansion project in Baguio earlier this week. Read Article »

Philippines' population to reach 100 million by 2015

April 9, 2012

The Philippines may not be a very large country by landmass alone, but the population of this South Pacific nation is impressive. Read Article »

Shipping company sues Manny Pacquiao's charity group for nonpayment

April 6, 2012

Manny Pacquiao, a professional boxer from the Philippines, used his fame and fortune to set up a charity to help the needy in his homeland. Read Article »

Philippines, Vietnam to play real-life game of Battleship

March 28, 2012

Naval exercises are common practice for militaries, but they are typically done by one nation at a time. Read Article »

Moderate earthquake causes panic in the Philippines

March 16, 2012

When an earthquake struck the southern Philippines, people in a local mall panicked. Read Article »

Philippines tax investigators seek information from Manny Paquiao

March 9, 2012

The Bureau of Internal Revenue in the Philippines recently filed a criminal complaint against internationally-reknowned boxer Manny Pacquaio. Read Article »

Environmental activist to sail 8,000 miles to raise awareness for dolphin protection

March 6, 2012

Jim Sullivan, a 50-year-old environmental activist and radio show host from California, is embarking on an 8,000 mile journey aboard his 30-foot sailboat. Read Article »

Katy Perry's Philippines show postponed following bomb scare

March 2, 2012

American pop icon Katy Perry was supposed to perform a show in Manila recently, but the performance was postponed. Read Article »

Philippine golfer ends six-year no-win streak at Philippine Open

February 13, 2012

Professional golfer Mardan Mamat recently came out as the victor at the Philippine Open, marking the player's first win in six years. Read Article »

Philippines rocked by massive earthquake

February 6, 2012

A recent earthquake is causing chaos in the Philippines where at least 53 people are dead or missing. Read Article »

PNRC working hard to train volunteers in every Filipino community

January 24, 2012

The Philippine National Red Cross (PNRC) is is continue to recruit volunteers for the Red Cross 143 program, which intends to train emergency responders in every village and community throughout the nation. Read Article »

Chinese New Year is now a non-working holiday in the Philippines

January 23, 2012

January 23 marks the start of the Lunar New Year, and this year the Philippines is celebrating the fist day of the Year of the Dragon as a non-working holiday. Read Article »

Mayweather challenges Pacquiao to another fight on Twitter

January 12, 2012

Floyd Mayweather recently challenged Manny Pacquiao to yet another fight. Read Article »

Philippine government plans for peaceful 2012

January 3, 2012

Political officials have hope that 2012 will be a year of peace for the Philippines. Read Article »