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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mindanao radio journalist shot dead in latest Philippines media killing

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 03:29pm by AFP

    ... The killings of numerous journalists and broadcasters in the Philippines has been blamed on the country’s ‘culture of impunity’ where powerful people feel free to commit abuses without being punished. ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Deadly crush as Filipinos try to flee typhoon nightmare

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 11:51am by AFP

    ... to prevent outbreaks of diseases caused by cramped living conditions and dirty drinking water. It cautioned regular health needs also needed to be met, including the 12,000 babies expected to be born ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Millions honour the dead on All Saints’ Day in Philippines

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 03:51pm by AFP

    ... their respects. While the day of the dead is supposed to be solemn, Filipinos use it to plan family gatherings at the tombs, where drinking and even open-air karaoke singing sessions are held. “It’s like ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Humans to blame for scale of devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, say experts

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:28pm by AP

    ... Indonesia is to dispatch aircraft and logistical aid including personnel, drinking water, food, generators, antibiotics and other medication. Japan will give US$10 million in aid, including goods ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Deadly quake rocks Philippine tourist islands of Bohol, Cebu; scores dead

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 09:18am by AFP

    ... and was centered 33 kilometres below Carmen city, where many small buildings collapsed. The town lies across a strait 60 kilometres from Cebu, the political, economic, educational and cultural centre ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN warns of 'humanitarian crisis' in Philippines city of Zamboanga

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... particular concerns for 70,000 people sheltering in the city's main sports complex, warning there was a serious risk of disease outbreaks and a dire need for food, drinking water and tents. Red ...

  7. News - China - PHILIPPINES

    Manila makes ‘official apology’ over Taiwan fisherman’s death

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 05:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A Philippine special envoy visited Taiwan on Thursday to offer an “official apology” for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman, a move likely to ease severely strained ties. Amadeo R Perez, chairman of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office, which handles relations in the absence of diplomatic ties, travelled to the small southern port town ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Three gunned down in deadly week for Philippines press

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 08:05pm by AFP

    ... country in the world for the press. Critics blame this on widespread gun ownership by civilians and a “culture of impunity” that sees many among the powerful not being brought to justice ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine distillers praise coconut vodka

    Posted Jan 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... peasant's drink whose potency is said to put other liquors and spirits worldwide in the shade, the lambanog is the Philippine version of coconut arrack also made in Sri Lanka and Indonesia. ... Capistrano Distillery in coconut-rich Tayabas, Quezon province, is one of two leading makers of lambanog. "It is a very hard drink. Japanese and South Korean [tourists] especially like it. ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    An indigenous activist's murder exposes Boracay's dark side

    Posted Jun 04th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... of the men drink, and part of the reason that a 24-hour police outpost is located just across the street from their community, says the police, is to prevent domestic violence. But a noticeable ...




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