1996 in the Philippines

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Philippines 1996 in the Philippines

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1996 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 1996.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

February[edit]

  • February 14 – Violent clashes erupt between Filipino soldiers and Vietnamese boat people, as the Philippines government attempts to forcibly repatriate hundreds of Vietnamese asylum seekers.
  • February 18 – At least 50 people were killed when an overcrowded ferry capsized at the entrance to the port of Cadiz, Negros Occidental; the incident happened when passengers shifted to one side to avoid high waves.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c 1997 INTERNATIONAL YEAR BOOK (Covering the Year 1996). New York, NY: COLLIER NEWFIELD, INC. 1997.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g Punzalan, Ronnie (November 12, 2015). "Looking back: Biggest 1996 news events when PH first hosted APEC". Rappler. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  3. ^ "Mabuhay acquires Indon satellite;sets new orbit". Manila Standard. July 25, 1996.
  4. ^ "Mabuhay Acquires Pasifik Satellite". Telecompaper. August 6, 1996. Retrieved June 30, 2014.
  5. ^ "Palapa B-2P". Weebau Space Encyclopedia. Retrieved June 30, 2014.
  6. ^ Alaska wins PBA crown, Jimbo Gulle, Manila Standard, September 11, 1996