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The Phillipines

At Least 30 Filipino Police Commandos Killed In Clash With Rebels

AP | JIM GOMEZ | Posted 03.27.2015 | World

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than 30 police commandos were killed in a clash with Muslim insurgents Sunday in the southern Philippines in the big...

A Year After Typhoon Haiyan, 3,000 People Are Still Homeless

Associated Press | Posted 11.11.2014 | Impact

TACLOBAN, Philippines (AP) — Four months after she lost her husband and home to Typhoon Haiyan's fury, Agnes Bacsal gave birth to their sixth child ...

Heavy Rains Leave 7 Dead

AP | Posted 06.13.2012 | World

MANILA, Philippines -- Big waves smashed a passenger boat into rocky outcrops and sunk the vessel in stormy weather in the southwestern Philippines, k...

How Will Malta's Divorce Decision Affect Expats?

Telegraph | 9:17AM BST 06 Jun 2011 | Posted 08.06.2011 | Divorce

The "Yes" campaign's victory in the referendum in Malta on May 28 on whether divorce should be allowed there ends Malta's status as the only European ...

Palawan Island, Philippines: Paradise Prescribed (PHOTOS)

Gregory Curley | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Gregory Curley

Palawan is one of over 7,000 islands that collectively make up The Philippines. It's located off the country's west coast and stretches some 1,200 mil...

Weird Divorce Laws: 5 Places to Check the Books Before Divorcing

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

As if divorce wasn't complicated enough already--what, with the legalese, co-parenting, and divvying up the assets--in some places, there are also law...

A Missed Opportunity for Democracy

Camille Eiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Camille Eiss

If Obama wants the Philippines to serve as a leader for ASEAN and "punch above its weight" in the world, it first needs to strengthen its democracy at home.