Philippines

All six of the villas on the Banwa Private Island resort have a swimming pool and hot tub.
Banwa Private Island via CNN
May 06, 2019 - 4:56 pm
By Rob Picheta, CNN (CNN) -- You can now book your stay in paradise -- but it won't come cheap. A luxurious private resort stretching across an island in the western Philippines has opened for business. It offers white sand beaches, plush villas and plenty of amenities. But with a price tag of $100...
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Filipino archeologist Armand Salvador Mijares shows bones and teeth they recovered from Callao Cave belonging to a new specie they called Homo luzonensis during a press conference in metropolitan Manila, Philippines on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
Aaron Favila/AP Photo
April 11, 2019 - 10:42 am
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Archaeologists who discovered fossil bones and teeth of a previously unknown human species that thrived more than 50,000 years ago in the northern Philippines said Thursday they plan more diggings and called for better protection of the...
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Bomb victims receive treatment in a hospital after two bombs exploded outside a Roman Catholic cathedral in Jolo, the capital of Sulu province in southern Philippines where militants are active Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019.
WESMINCOM Armed Forces of the Philippines Via AP
January 28, 2019 - 8:38 am
By Jim Gomez, Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Rodrigo Duterte and his top security officials on Monday visited a Catholic cathedral in the southern Philippines where suspected Islamic militants set off bombs that killed at least 20 people and wounded more than 100. The first...
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September 17, 2018 - 12:07 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Mangkhut weakened from a typhoon to a tropical storm as it moved deeper into southern China on Monday, leaving death and destruction from Hong Kong to the Philippines. The storm was still affecting southern China's coast and the provinces of Guangdong, Guangxi and Hainan and rain...
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Workers transfer sacks of grains from a toppled truck that fell into an area where the road was being repaired following floodwaters in Cagayan province, northeastern Philippines on Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018.
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September 15, 2018 - 9:12 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut barreled into southern China on Sunday, killing two people after lashing the Philippines with strong winds and heavy rain that left at least 64 dead and dozens more feared buried in a landslide. More than 2.4 million people had been evacuated in southern China's...
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