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Flight warning as Philippine volcano spews ash

Philippine authorities on Wednesday issued aviation alerts and warned nearby residents of possible mud flows as a restive volcano ejected more ash.

Philippines militiaman kills 6 colleagues

Army officials say a government militiaman went into a violent rage in the southern Philippines, killing six of his colleagues before he was fatally shot by pursuing troops.

Death toll from Typhoon Megi rises to 27 in Philippines

The death toll in the Philippines from Typhoon Megi rose to 27 on Thursday after more reports of damage and casualties emerged, the government and Red Cross reported.

ADB approves $470 million loans for India

The Asian Development Bank said on Thursday that it approved two loans worth $470 million to fund infrastructure and agricultural projects in India.

Hiroshima mayor, China activists win ‘Asian Nobel’

The three-term mayor of Hiroshima who spearheaded a global campaign for nuclear disarmament and a photographer who documented river pollution in his native China are among the 2010 winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Awards.

Aquino tipped to be Philippine President

Benigno Aquino was declared the winner of the Philippine presidential election on Tuesday, nearly a month after voters went to the polls embracing his pledge to fight corruption and ease deep poverty.

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