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World Jun 15Philippine journalist convicted of libel and sentenced to 6 years
An award-winning journalist critical of the Philippine president was convicted of libel and sentenced to jail Monday in a decision called a major blow to press freedom in an Asian bastion of democracy.
World May 07Ship tied to Australia virus deaths sails into Manila Bay
A cruise ship being investigated in Australia for sparking coronavirus infections anchored in Manila Bay on Thursday to bring Filipino crew members home.
World Jan 12Volcano erupts near Manila; villagers flee, airport shut
A small volcano near the Philippine capital erupted with a massive plume of ash and steam Sunday, prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people and forcing Manila’s international airport to shut down.
World Sep 15Powerful typhoon lashes Philippines, killing at least 12
Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the northern Philippines with destructive winds and heavy rain that set off landslides and destroyed homes on Saturday.