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Philippines Celebrates Christmas In Wake Of Deadly Typhoon

Dec 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

In Manila, which was not hit by the typhoon, Filipino Catholics were relieved to be able to return to churches on Christmas, although only a fraction were allowed inside and worshippers were required to wear masks and stand at a safe distance from each other.

Typhoon Rai: Death Toll Reaches 19, Many Homes Turn Roofless In Philippines

Dec 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

More than 3,00,000 people so far have been evacuated as Typhoon Rai rampaged through southern and central island provinces of Philippines with wind speed of 195 km (121 miles) per hour which often gusts of up to 270 kph (168 mph)


Philippines: Typhoon 'Rai' Leaves 12 Dead, Traps People On Roofs

Officials are constantly monitoring the damage and casualties caused by one of the strongest typhoons to hit the country in recent years with deadly winds of 150 kilometers (93 miles) per hour speed that often gusts of up to 205 (127 mph).

China Coast Guard Blocks Philippine Boats, Uses Water Cannon Against Them

Nov 18, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

It was the latest flare-up in the long-simmering territorial disputes in the strategic waterway, where China, the Philippines, Vietnam, Malaysia, Brunei and Taiwan have overlapping claims.


Philippine President Duterte Announces Retirement From Politics

Duterte announced the surprise decision Saturday after accompanying his former longtime aide, Senator Bong Go, who instead filed his own candidacy for the vice presidency at a Commission on Elections centre.

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09 September, 2021

Coronavirus Infects 99 Kids At Philippine Orphanage

Associated Press (AP)

Of the 122 people infected, 99 are age 18 and younger while the rest are personnel of the Gentlehands Orphanage, Quezon City Mayor Joy Belmonte said in a statement


04 September, 2021

Philippines Revokes Travel Ban On India And 9 Other Countries Despite Surge In Covid Cases

Outlook Web Desk

The announcement came even as the country recorded its second highest number of COVID-19 cases with 20,310 infections on Friday, pushing the national tally to 2.04 million, The Manila Times newspaper reported.


29 July, 2021

Philippines President Says Unvaccinated Citizens Will Be Shut In Their Homes

Associated Press (AP)

With a population of roughly 110 million, the Philippines is experiencing a deadly COVID-19 outbreak. Only 7 million Filipinos have been fully vaccinated, and another 11 million have received their first dose.


26 July, 2021

Philippines' Duterte To Deliver Final Speech To Congress Amid Crises

Associated Press (AP)

Rodrigo Duterte will be winding down his six-year term amid a raging pandemic, a battered economy and his legacy


25 July, 2021

Monsoon Fury: Many Areas In Philippines Inundated, Thousands Evacuated

Associated Press (AP)

In the hard-hit city of Marikina in the capital region, nearly 15,000 residents were evacuated to safety overnight as waters rose alarmingly in a major river.


14 July, 2021

Antony Blinken Urges ASEAN To Take Action On Myanmar Violences

Associated Press (AP)

Through a video conference, Antony Blinken urged Myanmar's highest-ranking diplomats to return to the road of democracy, while also assuring states at odds with China over the South China Sea of US assistance.


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14 February, 2020

Indian Men Beat Thailand To Enter Badminton Asia Team Championships Semi-Final

IANS

Indian men's team face defending champions Indonesia in the semi-final of the Badminton Asia Team Championships on Saturday


11 February, 2020

Asia Team Badminton Championships: Kidambi Srikanth Leads India's Rout Of Kazakhstan In Opener

PTI

The Indian team has been placed in Group B alongside Malaysia and Kazakhstan. The top two teams in each of the four groups will make it to the quarterfinals. India play Malaysia on Thursday


09 September, 2019

'Indian Media Is In State Of Crisis': Ravish Kumar In His Ramon Magsaysay Award Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

Known for pathbreaking ground reportage and strong criticism of TV media in India, Kumar once again underlined the 'crisis' facing the Indian media which, according to him, isn't 'accidental or random but structural.'


26 July, 2018

Two Indians, Sonam Wangchuk, Bharat Vatwani Among Ramon Magsaysay Award Winners

Outlook Web Bureau

They will be formally conferred the Magsaysay Award during formal presentation ceremonies to be held on August 31, 2018 at the Cultural Centre of the Philippines.


13 November, 2017

Donald Trump Breaks Lineup Intended To Showcase Unity At ASEAN Summit

Outlook Web Bureau

Trump, whose insurgent election victory was built on his willingness to disrupt political convention, was supposed to cross his arms and join hands with the men on either side of him.


12 November, 2017

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12 November, 2017

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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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