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Thursday 23 January 2014
Do you have trouble threading a needle? Then don't even think about how difficult you'd find constructing this amazing 'paper aeroplane'...
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Adjust your body clock and explore an exciting city en route, says Simon Calder
Friday 15 November 2013
A transport plane filled with heavy duty vehicles and medical supplies has left an RAF base as part of Britain's response to the disaster
Thursday 14 November 2013
Desperate survivors in the Philippines looted shops and dug up water pipes in a bid to find food, medicine and water
Tuesday 01 October 2013
Matters of extreme religious or political belief rarely trouble modern British novelists, whose default setting is agnostic/liberal. The nagging question behind most criticism of Graham Greene is "Surely he didn't believe in sin? In God? In Hell?" A similar worry may affect readers of Michael Arditti's latest novel. Greene would have appreciated the setting in the steamy Philippines, a country corrupted by an unholy alliance of church and state, and the cast of apostate priests, brutal police, and a young protagonist thrown into a world almost beyond his moral comprehension.
Friday 20 September 2013
Watch the videos below for a selection of trailers for the latest releases:
Monday 19 August 2013
Torrential rains have brought the Philippine capital to a standstill, making streets impassable to vehicles and sending thousands of people into emergency shelters.
Sunday 18 August 2013
Toll could hit 200 as divers continue search for bodies after roll-on/roll-off vessel and cargo boat collide
Saturday 03 August 2013
Murder, mystery and Marcos all feature as Michael Arditti's gumshoe confronts dilemmas of faith, corruption, oh, and Imelda's footwear
Tuesday 07 May 2013
More than a dozen injured in first major activity in three years
Tuesday 25 December 2012
A fire in a slum provoked riots that left one person dead today after residents vented their anger at the slow response of the emergency services to the blaze.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of hostilities and took their first step toward ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies with the signing of a preliminary peace pact yesterday.
Sunday 07 October 2012
Philippine president Benigno Aquino III said his government has reached a preliminary peace agreement with the country's largest Muslim rebel group in a major breakthrough toward ending a decades-long insurgency.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
Relentless rains yesterday submerged half of the capital, Manila, triggering a landslide that killed nine and sent emergency crews scrambling to rescue tens of thousands of residents.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
Deadly torrential rains submerged much of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas today, forcing nearly 270,000 people to flee their homes with more flooding expected in the north of the country as a tropical storm passes through the region, officials said.
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