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Philippines

Earthquake: M 5.5 - 210km SE of Tabiauan, Philippines

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Worldwide coronavirus cases 2013-2014

Filipino health worker who tested positive for Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus arrives home from United Arab Emirates - @AP

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President Obama travels to Asia, April 2014

White House confirms the dates of the president's travel to Asia. Japan: Apr 23-25/Korea: Apr 25-26/Malaysia: 26-28/Philippines: Apr 28-29 - @ShawnaNBCNews

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Philippines

2 Abu Sayyaf militants killed in Philippine raid, 6 captured - @AP

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Bank of America

Bank of America to close 3 foreign offices, cut 3,000 support jobs across Latin America, Asia - @Reuters

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Italy

Italian ambassador to Turkmenistan detained by police in the Philippines, who have accused him of violating laws on the safeguarding of children, the Foreign Ministry in Rome says - @Reuters

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Chinese, Philippine women abducted in Malaysia, April 3, 2014

Police: 4 people detained during search for abducted Chinese tourist, Philippine hotel worker in Malaysia - @STForeignDesk

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Chinese, Philippine women abducted in Malaysia, April 3, 2014

Update: Chinese tourist, Philippine hotel worker abducted from Malaysia diving resort, security forces say - @Reuters

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China

Filipino rebels reportedly attacked a hotel in Malaysia's Sabah and kidnapped a Chinese tourist and a hotel staff on Wednesday. #breaking - @cctvnews

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Ontario, CA

Officials say 11 cases of measles reported in Ontario in 2014; all directly or indirectly linked to travel to Philippines, Thailand, Europe - @CP24

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Philippines

Philippines signs peace accord with largest Muslim rebel group, ending decades of conflict - @AP

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Haiyan

President Obama authorizes use of Autopen to sign bill creating incentive for Philippine relief donations - @markknoller

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Philippines

Philippine military chief says Communist Party chairman and his wife have been arrested - @AP

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markets

Photo: Emerging Asian currencies decline after Fed Chair Janet Yellen signals rate rise - @CNBCWorld

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Malaysia Airlines flight missing

Countries involved in search for jet: Malaysia, Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, France, India, Indonesia, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Myanmar, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkmenistan, UAE, UK, US, Uzbekistan, and Vietnam - Statement

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South China Sea dispute

State Department on reports that China's Coast Guard blocked Philippine port: 'This is a provocative move that raises tensions' - statement via @NBCNews

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Philippines

Earthquake: M 4.6 - 100km NNW of Binabalian Ricor, Philippines

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Malaysia Airlines flight missing

Search and rescue teams from Australia, China, Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines, New Zealand and the United States have offered assistance - @NBCNews

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Philippines

Earthquake: M 4.9 - 102km NW of Binabalian Ricor, Philippines

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Malaysia Airlines flight missing

Philippine military dispatches 3 ships and a surveillance plane to help search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet - @nationnews

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