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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Large cache of smuggled exotic animals seized in Philippines

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Wildlife officers said on Wednesday they had seized almost 100 exotic animals and birds including cockatoos, echidnas and wallabies that had been smuggled ... for the local office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. There must have been an order from a rich person in Manila for the animals as collector’s items Eric Gallego, Department ...

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    Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines struggle to rebuild their lives, six months on

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... there in what remains of their house- a tarpaulin roof strung between two broken walls. "I want to restart our lives there," he said while visiting the Social Welfare Department, where he ...

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    Filipino workers 'treated like animals' and kicked out of Saudi Arabia in crackdown

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... an amnesty for undocumented foreigners ended over the weekend. “They treated us like animals,” said domestic helper Amor Roxas, 46, who burst in tears while narrating her ordeal. She claimed Saudi police rounded them up and placed them in a crowded cell for four days before they were paraded from the immigration centre to the airport. They treated us like animals Domestic helper Amor Roxas ...

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    Corpses still being found in Philippine typhoon zone

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 05:32pm by AFP

    ... not good enough. It won’t stand up to a storm,” she said. The UN was also concerned about the welfare of more than a million farmers after 30 million coconut trees were destroyed, she said. ...

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    Aid group fears children sex-trafficked in Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:23am by AFP

    ... added. Vastero said she did not have the exact age of the girls, adding that the Welfare Department had promised to look into the case. The Philippine government has listed 109 children orphaned ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines investigating reports of abuse in Saudi crackdown

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... they were treated “like animals”. Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario said Filipino diplomats were in touch with the oil-rich kingdom’s human rights council to ensure the protection of Filipino ... Domestic helper Amor Roxas burst into tears and said that they were treated “like animals.” She alleged that Saudi police rounded up her and others and placed them in a crowded cell for four days. ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    'Miracle' baby named after granny washed away by typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 03:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Tacloban

    ... by rubble and the bloated remains of people and animals. “We are supposed to be celebrating today, but we are also mourning our dead,” Jobert said. He said it was God’s will that he found his wife ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine quake island officials accused of aid ‘hoarding’

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... for the same post in 2016. Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman told DZMM radio in Manila that it was best to co-ordinate aid distribution through local officials because they know their area ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mayor Estrada wrestles with jumbo problem

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 12:00am by Alan Robles

    ... in a concrete pen as the star attraction of the seedy Manila Zoo. Estrada sympathised with Maali's lonely plight during the election campaign. But he recently outraged animal rights activists when ... of Animals (Peta) maintains Maali is suffering and demands she be freed and transferred to a sanctuary in Thailand. The animal activists have allies in celebrities such as French film star Brigitte ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Defiant Muslim rebels launch new offensive in southern Philippines

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... on the city's outskirts, officials said. Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman said yesterday that officials were trying to verify allegations that the gunmen had raped some of the women. The alleged ...




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