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  1. Ebrahim Murad, Chairman of Moro Islamic Liberation Front gestures after casting his vote during the

    Explainer: What's behind the autonomy vote in the Philippines' Muslim Mindanao?

    Predominantly Muslim areas of the mainly Catholic Philippines took part in a plebiscite on Monday to decide whether power should be devolved to a ...
  2. Roughly 2.8 million voters will be watched over by thousands of police and troops during the poll in

    Philippines seeks peace with Muslim self-rule vote

    A decades-long push to halt the violence that has claimed some 150,000 lives in the southern Philippines culminates Monday with a vote on giving ...
  3. Hordes of Manny Pacquiao fans gathered in covered courts and even military camps to watch the fight

    'Like a fine wine': Philippines cheers Pacquiao victory

    Raucous cheers erupted from Philippine boxing fans in Manila who jumped in joy to celebrate the victory of Manny Pacquiao against Adrien Broner on ...
  4. Henry Sy made his fortune with a Philippine shopping centre conglomerate that has put up some of the

    Philippines' richest man Sy dies at 94

    The Philippines' wealthiest man Henry Sy, who rose from being a penniless Chinese immigrant to leading a multi-billion dollar business empire, ...
  5. FILE PHOTO: Sri Lanka's President Sirisena looks on during a special party convention in Colom

    Activists decry Sri Lankan president's praise for Duterte's drugs war

    Human rights groups expressed alarm at Sri Lanka's leader on Friday for praising Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and his bloody war on drugs ...
  6. Waves crash in Batanes, Philippines

    In the path of the storm: Life in Batanes on the Philippines’ typhoon track

    Batanes is like nowhere else in Southeast Asia. Its people, the Ivatan, have endured for some 4,000 years, mostly alone in their own part of the ...
  7. The average Filipino spends nearly four hours per day on social media, according to We are Social

    Facebook bans Philippine 'fake accounts' group followed by millions

    Facebook says it has banned a Philippine digital marketing group which runs hundreds of pages across the social network with 43 million followers, ...
  8. Eriksson 'proud' of his Philippines side which went down fighting to favourites South

    Football: Sven's 'street dogs' put Philippines on Asian Cup map

    They may not be able to bend it quite like David Beckham, but Sven-Goran Eriksson's Philippines have made an instant impact in their first ...