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Filipino wins Magsaysay award for work to save ancient dance

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Amid the chimes of gongs, Ligaya Fernando Amilbangsa teaches a group of women & children the mystical moves of a centuries-old dance form she has struggled…

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Philippines seeks 'real-time' U.S. help in disputed South China Sea

MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines has sought assist from the United States to monitor "real-time" developments in the South China Sea, providing surveillance & reconnaissance, a military spokesman said on…

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US, Philippines hold talks on boosting military capacity: spokesman

Manila (AFP) – America's Pacific commander held talks with the Philippine military Wednesday on ways to strengthen US capacity in the region to deter conflict & maintain freedom of navigation,…

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Philippines to open base near disputed sea even without US

SUBIC, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines will go ahead with a plan to open military camps at Subic Bay facing the disputed South China Sea even if a proposed American…

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Philippines clash kills 4 communist rebels and 1 soldier

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — About 20 communist rebels fired on a platoon of Philippine army troops & police on two trucks, triggering a 15-minute clash that killed four rebels &…

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ASEAN, China discuss 'hotline' for sea dispute: Philippines

Manila (AFP) – ASEAN & China are discussing setting up a "hotline" in case of an emergency regarding the territorial dispute over the South China Sea, a Philippine official said…

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Philippines bid could pack a punch for 2019 worlds

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A rumor doing the rounds is that Manny Pacquiao will be in the corner for the Philippines basketball federation when it comes to bidding to host…

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Pacquiao joins bid to help Philippines land FIBA World Cup

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipino boxing tremendous Manny Pacquiao will travel to Japan next month to lend a hand as the Philippines bids against China to host the 2019 basketball…

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Philippines to station warplanes, frigates at former U.S. base facing disputed sea

By Manuel Mogato MANILA (Reuters) – The Philippines will station new fighter jets & two frigates at the former U.S. naval facility in Subic Bay from early next year, officials…

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AP PHOTOS: Filipino Muslims observe holy month of Ramadan

MARIKINA, Philippines (AP) — Filipino Muslim Munib Dalidig, 33, is a vendor who sells DVDs from his pedicab. He's married with three children & lives in a small house in…

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