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Philippine landslide death toll rises to 71, search for 47 continues

MANILA, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the Feb. 6 landslide that hit a mining town in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has risen to 71, a government official said Tuesday. Leah Anora of the Department of the Interior and Local Government told a press conference at Maco, the municipality where the tragedy occurred, that rescuers are still looking for 47 missing people. Thirty-two.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 13

KUALA LUMPUR -- Malaysian authorities launched a search and rescue operation on Tuesday following a plane crash in Selangor state. The aircraft, which crashed around 1:30 p.m. local time, had two on board including its pilot, the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia said in a statement. (Malaysia-Aircraft-Crash) - - - - NEW DELHI -- Police Tuesday fired dozens of tear smoke shells and used drones t.....»»

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Xinhua world news summary at 1530 GMT, Feb. 13

ANKARA -- At least nine workers were believed to be trapped in a landslide in a gold mine area on Tuesday in the Ilic district of eastern Türkiye's Erzincan Province, local NTV reported, citing local authorities. Erzincan Governor Hamza Aydogdu told reporters that there may be nine to 12 workers trapped underground, but the exact number is not yet known. (Türkiye-Mining Disaster) - - - -.....»»

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PMPI General Assembly 2024: Commemorates Twenty Years of Transformative Advocacy

The Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. (PMPI) is thrilled to announce the upcoming 7th General Assembly (GA) scheduled to take place this 4-7 March 2024 at Acacia Hotel in Bacolod, Negros Occidental. This year marks a significant milestone as PMPI commemorates its 20th year since its inception. The assembly promises to be an extraordinary event, celebrating PMPI's impact.....»»

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34 injured as church floor collapses in Philippines

MANILA, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Thirty-four people were injured after the second floor of a packed Roman Catholic Church in Bulacan province, north of Manila, collapsed on Wednesday, a disaster-response official said. Gina Ayson, head of the San Jose del Monte City Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office, said the accident occurred in the morning as Catholics packed the church to celebrate Ash Wednesday. Ay.....»»

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Quick questions from Frontline, TV Patrol check Duterte s proposal for Mindanao secession

Quick questions from Frontline, TV Patrol check Duterte s proposal for Mindanao secession.....»»

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Xinhua world news summary at 0800 GMT, Feb. 14

JAKARTA -- The voting process in Indonesia's simultaneous presidential and legislative elections concluded Wednesday at 1 p.m. local time and the counting of ballots has started, according to the country's General Elections Commission (KPU). According to KPU, there are over 204 million registered voters for the general elections, about 53 percent of whom are under the age of 40. Unofficial quick counts ar.....»»

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Philippine landslide death toll climbs to 55

The death toll in a massive landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has climbed to 55, local government said on Monday.Source: CGTN.....»»

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China 'Pushes the Boundaries' with its expanding borders

Beijing [China], February 13 (ANI): In late 2021, Chairman Xi Jinping famously told President Joe Biden, "Aggression or hegemony is not in the blood of the Chinese nation. Since the founding of the people's republic, China has never started a single war or conflict, and has never taken one inch of land from other countries." However, such a claim is demonstrably false, as China recklessly pushes forward its boundaries on.....»»

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Sorsogon Province Marks Three-Year Milestone in Maternal and Newborn Health Care

by Geri Matthew CarreteroLegazpi City, Philippines - Sorsogon Province, through the Sorsogon Provincial Health Office in partnership with Jhpiego, an affiliate of Johns Hopkins University, with support from the MSD for Mothers Global Grant Program, hosted a Dissemination Forum titled "Breaking Barriers: Achievements and Collaborations in UHC towards Responsive and Quality Maternal and Newborn H.....»»

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Philippines FDI net inflows grow by 27.8 pct in November

MANILA, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- Foreign direct investment (FDI) that flowed into the Philippines grew year-on-year by 27.8 percent in November 2023 to reach 1 billion U.S. dollars, the country's central bank said Monday. The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said the November figure brought the country's FDI net inflows from January to November 2023 to 7.6 billion dollars, 13.3 percent lower than the 11 months in 20.....»»

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Philippines Says Catholic Mass Bombing Mastermind Is Dead

Manila, Philippines - The alleged mastermind of a bombing at a Catholic Mass in the southern Philippines has died after a clash between members of a pro-Islamic State group and government troops, officials said Monday.Four people were killed and dozens wounded in the Dec. 3 attack on worshippers inside a university gym in Marawi, the country's largest Muslim city, that was later claimed by the Islamic State grou.....»»

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Philippine landslide death toll climbs to 37, with 63 missing

The death toll in a massive landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has climbed to 37, with 63 remaining missing, authorities said on Sunday.Source: CGTN.....»»

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China drives away Philippine vessel near Huangyan Island

The Chinese Coast Guard drove away a Philippine coast guard vessel that intruded into waters adjacent to the Huangyan Island from February 2 to February 9, in accordance with Chinese law, a spokesperson for the China Coast Guard said on Sunday.Source: CGTN.....»»

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Philippine landslide death toll climbs to 54, with 63 missing

The death toll in a massive landslide that crashed into villages in Davao de Oro province in the southern Philippines has climbed to 54, with 63 remaining missing, local government said on Sunday.Source: CGTN.....»»

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Xinhua world news summary at 0630 GMT, Feb. 11

GAZA -- At least 25 Palestinians were killed in Israeli bombing of a house in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah on Sunday, according to the official Palestinian news agency WAFA. (Gaza-Israel-Bombing) - - - - LIMA -- The Peruvian government has declared a state of emergency on Saturday for at least 96 districts in 15 regions of the country due to damage caused by heavy rains in recent weeks. Th.....»»

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Philippines Feb. 6 landslide death toll rises to 37, search continues

MANILA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a landslide in the southern Philippines has risen to 37, the government said Sunday, as rescue workers comb mud and rubble in search for the over 60 missing people. The landslide hit the mountain town of Maco in Davao de Oro province on the evening of Feb. 6, burying several homes, vehicles and dozens of people. Previous reports said 35 people were found dea.....»»

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Philippine landslide death toll rises to 54

MANILA, Feb. 11 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from a landslide in the southern Philippines has risen to 54, the government said Sunday, as rescue workers comb mud and rubble in search for 63 missing people. The landslide hit the mountain town of Maco in Davao de Oro province on the evening of Feb. 6, burying several homes, vehicles, and dozens of people. The Maco town disaster prevention office said at least.....»»

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Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 1600 GMT, Feb. 11

PHNOM PENH -- A newborn Mekong River Irrawaddy dolphin was spotted on Sunday, becoming the first newborn calf recorded in the country so far this year, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said in a news release. The latest born dolphin calf was seen at a dolphin pool in northeast Kratie province's Chetr Borei district by river guards and a research team of the Fisheries Administration and the Wor.....»»

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Over 59,000 Indians acquired US citizenship in 2023, making up 6.7 pc of total new citizens: Report

Washington, DC [US], February 12 (ANI): Over 59,000 Indians were enlisted as bona fide US citizens in 2023, helping the country secure the second slot for the top source country for new citizens in America after Mexico, the annual progress report for 2023, released recently by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated. According to the official report, nearly 8.7 lakh foreign nationals became US citizens.....»»

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