Philippines evacuates 13,000 citizens from Libya

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The Philippine Government on July 31 said it was preparing to evacuate 13,000 citizens from Libya as some Filipinos were abducted and killed amid escalating violence in the North African country.

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Philippines-Vietnam Friendship Association set up

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The establishment of the Philippines-Vietnam Friendship Association in Manila has demonstrated the host’s efforts to boost its partnership with Vietnam, according to Chairman of the association Eddie U.Ilarde.

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Philippines sees 1.44 billion USD budget deficit in June

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he Philippine Government posted a budget deficit of 62.5 billion pesos (1.44 billion USD) in June as it increased spending to boost economic growth.

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EU to double development assistance to Philippines

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The European Union will double its development assistance to the Philippines to 325 million EUR (more than 435 million USD) in the first six years, local media in the Southeast Asian country reported on July 30.

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Philippine firms encouraged to invest in Vietnam

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Vietnamese Ambassador to the Philippines Truong Trieu Duong has called on Philippine businesses to expand their investment in Vietnam.

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Satellites and seafood: China keeps fishing fleet connected in disputed waters

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On China's southern Hainan island, a fishing boat captain shows a Reuters reporter around his aging vessel. He has one high-tech piece of kit, however: a satellite navigation system that gives him a direct link to the Chinese coastguard should he run into bad weather or a Philippine or Vietnamese patrol ship when he's fishing in the disputed South China Sea.

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Philippines welcomes 100 millionth citizen

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The Philippines, the 12th most populous country in the world, welcomed its 100 millionth citizen on July 27 morning, who is a baby girl named Jennalyn Sentino.

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Golden Racket tennis champs concludes

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Golden Racket tennis champs concludes

The 2014 Golden Racket International Table Tennis Tournament concluded on July 20 in Ho Chi Minh City, seeing the Republic of Korea team topping with two golds, two silvers and two bronzes.

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Philippines opens world’s largest domed arena

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino on July 21 presided over the opening of what is billed as the world's largest indoor stadium, in outlying Bocaue town.

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Golden Racket tennis champs concludes

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The 2014 Golden Racket International Table Tennis Tournament concluded on July 20 in Ho Chi Minh City , seeing the Republic of Korea team topping with two golds, two silvers and two bronzes.

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Philippine leader signs law for warnings on tobacco products

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Philippine leader signs law for warnings on tobacco products

Philippine President Benigno Aquino, who has been criticised for his own inability to quit smoking, has signed a law requiring tobacco companies to print graphic warning pictures on packets, his spokesman said Sunday.

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WB, IFC pledge 4.2 billion USD credit to Philippines

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WB, IFC pledge 4.2 billion USD credit to Philippines

The World Bank Group and its member International Financial Corporation (IFC) will provide loans of up to 4.2 billion USD to aid the Philippines’ efforts to reduce poverty, general jobs and sustain growth as the country recovers from the impact of a devastating typhoon and separatist rebellion.

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Typhoon shuts down Philippine capital, kills 11

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Typhoon shuts down Philippine capital, kills 11

The first typhoon of the Philippines' brutal rainy season shut down the nation's capital on Wednesday, killing at least 11 people across the country and forcing hundreds of thousands to evacuate.

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Rammasun wreaks havoc in the Philippines

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Rammasun wreaks havoc in the Philippines

The first typhoon of the Philippines' rainy season Rammasun shut down the capital on July 16, killing at least 11 people and forcing over 370,000 to evacuate.

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Philippine exports up 7 percent in May

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The Philippine export earnings reached nearly 5.5 billion USD in May, a year-on-year rise of 6.9 percent, driven by strong performance of major commodity groups, according to news reports.

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