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Philippines: Thousands evacuate over fear of storm

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Philippines: Thousands evacuate over fear of storm

Dozens of thousands of Philippine people were driven from their homes by floods while three fishermen were reported missing as tropical storm Kai-Tak is heading towards the eastern Philippines, authorities said on December 16.

Vietnam actively conducts citizen protection abroad

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Vietnam actively conducts citizen protection abroad

The Vietnam Economic and Cultural Office in Taipei is actively coordinating with officials from China’s Taiwan to carry out search and rescue activities and update information on Vietnamese workers trapped in a fire in Taiwan on December 14.

Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

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Philippines arrests Abu Sayyaf bomber

Military and police of the Philippines arrested Rahim Abdul, a suspected Abu Sayyaf bomb expert with a bounty of 1.3 million PHP (26,000 USD) on his head, said Philippine military on November 30.

Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash

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Philippines: 15 militants killed in clash

The Philippine military on November 29 said fifteen suspected militants including six women were killed in a gun battle in Manila, five days after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte called off peace talks between the government and rebels.

Philippines ends talks with armed rebels

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Philippines ends talks with armed rebels

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on November 23 signed a proclamation to formally terminate talks with the country's armed groups, ending hope for stopping half-a-century conflict via dialogue.