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A sex, drugs and bribery scandal at the Philippines' main prison, where a raid uncovered drug lords “living like kings” in luxury cells with stripper bars and jacuzzis, has shocked a country inured to tales of official corruption.
 

Philippine prosecutors on Monday charged a U.S. Marine with murder over the death of a Filipino transgender woman, in a case that has fanned anti-American sentiment and tested close military ties.
 

Muslim rebels in the southern Philippines who have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group are suspected of carrying out a bus bombing that claimed 10 lives, the military said Wednesday.
 

A giant storm left the Philippines Tuesday after killing at least 27 people and devastating remote coastal towns, but the government won praise for unprecedented preparations that were credited for saving lives.
 

Millions of people in the Philippine capital hunkered down on Monday as a major storm churned towards the megacity, after claiming at least 21 lives while ripping apart homes in remote island communities.
 

Typhoon Hagupit knocked out power, left at least two people dead and sent nearly 900,000 into shelters before it weakened Sunday, sparing the central Philippines the type of massive devastation that a monster storm brought to the region last year.
No major damage in Philippine typhoon; 2 dead

 

Typhoon Hagupit tore apart homes and sent waves crashing through coastal communities across the eastern Philippines on Sunday, creating more misery for millions following a barrage of deadly disasters.
Typhoon tears down homes in disaster-weary Philippines

 

Typhoon Hagupit slammed into the central Philippines' east coast late Saturday, knocking out power and toppling trees in a region where 650,000 people have fled to safety, still haunted by the massive death and destruction wrought by a monster storm last year.
 

A Swiss man kidnapped by Islamic militants in the southern Philippines nearly three years ago escaped under fire on Saturday as soldiers attacked his abductors in a remote jungle, the military said.
Swiss kidnapped in '12 rescued in Philippines

 

Half a million Filipinos fled their homes as differing forecasts about the path of a dangerously erratic typhoon -- one predicting it will graze the capital, Manila -- prompted a wide swath of the country to prepare for a weekend of destructive winds and rain.
500,000 Filipinos evacuated as storm's path widens

 

A wide swath of the Philippines, including the capital Manila, braced Friday for a dangerously erratic and powerful typhoon approaching from the Pacific, about a year after the country was lashed by Typhoon Haiyan that left more than 7,300 people dead.
 

Villagers in the central Philippines fled coastal homes and sparked panic-buying in grocery stores and gas stations as an approaching powerful storm brought back nightmares of last year's deadly onslaught from Typhoon Haiyan.
 

The Philippines will simplify its weather warnings to make them easier to understand in order to prevent the annual loss of hundreds of lives from natural calamities, officials said Wednesday.
 

The Philippines has lifted an entry ban against nine Hong Kong journalists who shouted questions at President Benigno Aquino last year, a government spokeswoman said Tuesday after a media backlash.
 
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