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Monster typhoon hits central Philippines

Monster typhoon hits central Philippines

Thousands evacuated as Super Typhoon Haiyan, one of the biggest storms ever, makes landfall in the Philippines
Gallery: 10 scariest places in Asia

Gallery: 10 scariest places in Asia

Robert Joe, host of National Geographic's "I Wouldn't Go In There," takes us in there
Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits the Philippines

Magnitude-7.1 earthquake hits the Philippines

Quake centered approximately 400 miles southeast of Manila, near Baliliha
In pictures: heavy floods hit Manila

In pictures: heavy floods hit Manila

TV producer Sherbien slogged through heavy rains and clogged roads to take these images of flooding in Manila
Photo of the day: Bucas Grande Island

Photo of the day: Bucas Grande Island

iReporter Matetreyes wants the world to know there's more to the Philippines than Boracay, Palawan and Cebu
Where on Earth could Edward Snowden go now?

Where on Earth could Edward Snowden go now?

From tropical boltholes to North Korea, the NSA whistleblower has plenty of places to seek refuge
Mr. Hot: Philippines' most dapper barista

Mr. Hot: Philippines' most dapper barista

In Burnham Park in Baguio City, you might come across an interesting character dressed up, selling coffee
Five climbers killed in Philippines volcanic blast

Five climbers killed in Philippines volcanic blast

Mount Mayon is the most volatile of more than 50 volcanoes in the Philippines
Back from the dead: Philippines' jeepneys get a makeover

Back from the dead: Philippines' jeepneys get a makeover

One fan attempts to revive Manila's aging road warriors at the recent Jeepney Arts Festival
iReport: Foodies share their favorite Philippines dishes

iReport: Foodies share their favorite Philippines dishes

From lechon to kare-kare, iReporters offer tips on how to enjoy the best of Filipino cuisine
36 hours in a Philippine bus: Manila to La Union shore

36 hours in a Philippine bus: Manila to La Union shore

Wind in your face, water bottle in hand, Air Supply on tinny speakers … to see the Philippine provinces the local way, travel like a local
iReport: Lavish Christmas light displays in the Philippines

iReport: Lavish Christmas light displays in the Philippines

The long Christmas season is marked by traditional masses, spectacular light displays and family gatherings
Philippine jeepneys nearing end of a colorful road

Philippine jeepneys nearing end of a colorful road

The iconic Filipino people carrier is losing its luster as owners ditch art to save cash
Artist’s mission brightens poor neighborhoods

Artist’s mission brightens poor neighborhoods

Photographer Kaid Ashton plans to paste his artwork in 20 derelict districts around the world
5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

5 of Asia's most overlooked cities

Sometimes the best times are had away from the tourist trails. Here are 5 lesser-visited Asian cities that provide just as much culture and fun as their more famous alternatives
Aliwan Festival: The 'mother of all fiestas'

Aliwan Festival: The 'mother of all fiestas'

Philippine people show they know how to party in Pasay City, Manila in this colorful pictorial by Brandon Hoover
Wish you were here-- Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Wish you were here-- Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center

Capturing the energy of 1,500 inmates re-enacting Michael Jackson's “Thriller”
Typhoon Labuyo continues to slam Philippines travel
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Typhoon Labuyo continues to slam Philippines travel

All kinds of travel affected as 20 provinces remain under storm signal
25 best foods for summer
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25 best foods for summer

Hurry up and read this story before it melts all over your hands!
World to tourists: 'Stop stealing everything!'
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World to tourists: 'Stop stealing everything!'

A tourist in Turkey faces 12 years in prison for "smuggling historical artifacts" he found on the beach
Meet the men who are crucified on Good Friday
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Meet the men who are crucified on Good Friday

During Holy Week in the Philippines, Christian devotees allow themselves to be nailed to a cross. Here's why