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Philippines: Rescue crew wade through chest-high water to look for survivors after Tropical Storm Megi

At least 53 people have been killed in landslides and flooding in the Philippines as a result of Tropical Storm Megi. Rescue crews are digging through mud and wading through chest-high water to look for survivors in flooded villages. Officials have warned of the death toll from Sunday’s disaster climb. Villages around Baybay city in […]

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Sara Duterte: Daughter of Philippines leader announces run for vice-president

Sara Duterte, the eldest daughter of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, is to run for vice-president in next year’s elections. The move ends months of speculation about whether she was planning to run in the polls. She had been widely expected to bid to succeed her father, who cannot stand for another term as president. Ms […]