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Topic - Philippines
), is a country in Southeast Asia in the western Pacific Ocean. To its north across the Luzon Strait lies Taiwan. West across the South China Sea sits Vietnam. The Sulu Sea to the southwest lies between the country and the island of Borneo, and to the south the Celebes Sea separates it from other islands of Indonesia. It is bounded on the east by the Philippine Sea. Its location on the Pacific Ring of Fire and its tropical climate make the Philippines prone to earthquakes and typhoons but have also endowed the country with natural resources and made it one of the richest areas of biodiversity in the world. An archipelago comprising 7,107 islands, the Philippines is categorized broadly into three main geographical divisions: Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao. Its capital city is Manila. - Source: Wikipedia
The strongest typhoon to hit southern China in more than 40 years has killed at least 18 people since making landfall on Friday afternoon, after hitting parts of the Philippines where the death toll has risen to 94.
Despite battling requests for years, U.S. military officials have agreed to dig up the possible remains of a World War II POW who is buried in an unmarked American war cemetery in the Philippines and others buried with him.
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Monday China's first-time participation in the world's largest maritime exercises in Hawaii will help Beijing and other nations work together in a crisis.
The Obama administration is putting an end to an elite task force of military trainers who were sent to the Philippines roughly one year after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
A new report shows that as the economy recovers from the recession, so is charitable giving. But what does the report say about how Americans are caring for the world's poor?
The 51st International Eucharistic Congress will be held January 2016 in the Philippines with the theme, "Jesus in us, the hope of glory."
A for-profit company named Dignity Coco aims to improve the employment, pay, safety and environmental situation in the Philippines.
China has begun building a school on a remote island in the South China Sea to serve the children of military personnel and others, expanding the rugged outpost it created two years ago to strengthen its claims to disputed waters and islands.
Catholic Relief Services' chairman has affirmed the international aid agency's strength and effective representation of the bishops' conference, especially lauding its aid to the Philippines.
Catholic fraternal organization the Knights of Columbus set new records in donations and volunteer hours in 2013, continuing its long-standing service programs and responding to several natural disasters.
Philippine police on Sunday captured a suspected Muslim rebel bomber who allegedly was involved in a 2009 land mine attack that killed two U.S. Army Special Forces soldiers and a Filipino marine in a restive southern province.
A small Filipino community in Israel has expressed their joy that Pope Francis will travel to their country next January, stating they hope his presence will bring peace and heal divisions.
Ashraf Al Fawaghra scored with a brilliant free kick to give the Palestinian team a 1-0 victory over Philippines in the final of the AFC Challenge Cup on Friday and its first ever place in next year's Asian Cup.
China's moves to assert its territorial claims in the South China Sea are giving fresh impetus to Japanese plans to play a bigger role in regional security, adding to the growing strains between the two Asian rivals.
Barring any unexpected issues, ex-Wizard Andray Blatche will play for the Philippines in the FIBA World Cup upon receiving citizenship from the Southeast Asia nation.