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Manila (Philippines)

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  • Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines

    Relief teams rush to typhoon-devastated Philippines
    MANILA — With the vast scale of death and destruction slowly coming into focus, international relief teams rushed toward the central Philippines, where one of the strongest storms on record left bereft survivors looting food and water or...
  • 'Starred Up' tops British Independent Film Awards nominations

    The drama "Starred Up" earned the most nominations for the 16th Moet British Independent Film Awards on Monday morning, receiving eight, including best film, best director for David Mackenzie, best actor for Jack O'Connell and supporting actor for...
  • 100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines

    100 more U.S. Marines and sailors, carrier Washington sent to help Philippines
    WASHINGTON — One hundred additional U.S. Marines and sailors flew to the Philippines on Monday as part of a growing international effort to help survivors of one of the largest Pacific storms on record. Rescuers are still in the early stages of...
  • Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon

    Wedded: Ruby Estayan and Edward Reynon
    Date: Aug. 31 Her story: Ruby Estayan, 26, grew up in Manila, Philippines. She moved to Maryland with her family in 2006. She is a geriatric nurse at Genesis HealthCare Heritage Center in Dundalk. Her parents, Tess and Raul Estayan, live in Abingdon....
  • Sundance Channel, WE tv Add International Carriers

    MUMBAI -- The Sundance Channel is being added to LG Korea, the Korean IPTV platform, as a 24 hour linear channel. It is already available in the country on Skylife, Olleh TV and B.TV. In Taiwan it is launching as a mobile video-on-demand (VoD) service...
  • '12 Years A Slave' Kicks Off Stockholm Fest

    Stockholm film fest's 24th edition is set to kick off with Steve McQueen's critically-aclaimed "12 Years A Slave" and close with Stephen Frear's "Philomena." The half-time film is Abdelattif Kechiche's "Blue Is The Warmest Color." "Slave" is also one of...
  • Philippine Muslim rebels agree to cease-fire, still hold hostages

    Philippine Muslim rebels who have laid siege to the port city of Zamboanga for six days agreed to a cease-fire Friday to allow negotiations with the government but continued to hold more than 100 hostages, local media reported early Saturday. Sporadic...
  • 'Metro Manila' Is U.K.'s Foreign-Language Oscar Entry

    "Metro Manila," a Philippines-set crime thriller, is the U.K.'s submission for the foreign-language film award at the 86th Academy Awards. Though the film was shot in Manila, the Philippines capital, and in Tagalog, it was shot by British filmmaker...
  • India Makes Surprise Oscar Choice

    LONDON - Little known Gujarati-language film "The Good Road" has been selected as India's entry in the Academy Awards' foreign language category. It displaced firm favorite and one of the highest profile Indian films of the year, Ritesh Batra's "The...
  • Bangladesh Turns on "Television" for Oscar Race

    LONDON -- A selection committee formed by the Bangladesh Federation of Film Societies has chosen helmer Mostofa Sarwar Farooki's Bengali-language "Television" as the country's entry in the Academy Awards' foreign language category. Produced by...
  • Hong Kong Picks "Grandmaster" for Oscars Fight

    HONG KONG -- Wong Kar-wai's "The Grandmaster" has been selected as Hong Kong's nominee in the foreign-language Academy Awards category. The film stars Tony Leung Chiu-wai and Zhang Ziyi in a story about the martial arts master Ip Man, who in later life...