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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines braces for Tropical Storm Matmo as death toll from Typhoon Rammasun hits 77

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... region to the southeast. Matmo was about 600 kilometres off the eastern island of Samar yesterday morning with maximum gusts of up to 90 km/h, the state weather service said. The tropical storm was forecast to head northeast, skirting Luzon before hitting the sparsely populated Batan island group between Luzon and Taiwan early on Tuesday. The Philippines endures about 20 cyclones each year. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1556659/philippines-braces-tropical-storm-matmo-death-toll-typhoon-rammasun-hits
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    At least 11 dead as Typhoon Rammasun cuts across the Philippines

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 06:02pm by AFP

    ... Reuters in Manila 370,000 moved to evacuation centres as major roads impassable due to debris, fallen trees and electricity poles and at least four provinces declare state of calamity ... into shelters. Major roads across Luzon were impassable due to debris, fallen trees and electricity poles. At least four southeastern provinces on Luzon declared, or were about to declare, a state ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554840/philippines-braces-typhoon-rammasun-strongest-storm-deadly-haiyan
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino faces impeachment action over economic stimulus fund

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... the DAP by a law crafted by his mother, Corazon, when she was president. He also stated that the court had engaged in "cross-border transfers" by asking for additional funds to build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557065/benigno-aquino-faces-impeachment-action-over-economic-stimulus-fund
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines evacuates coastal areas as Typhoon Rammasun approaches

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 06:45pm by AFP

    ... Pama, head of the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. Miguel Villafuerte, governor of Camarines Sur province in southern Luzon which is expected to be hit hard by the storm, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554134/philippines-braces-first-major-typhoon-season
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Amerasian’ children of war face poverty and stigma in Philippines

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... in the Philippines, they are a largely forgotten community. Their plight, however, is gaining fresh attention with the United States preparing to deploy thousands of soldiers back to the Philippines as part ... have deepened with time, according to a 2012 study by a research unit led by Peter Kutschera, head of the research centre. Kutschera described Filipino Amerasians as "a marginalised, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541236/amerasian-children-war-face-poverty-and-stigma-philippines
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Listen more, condemn less, says Philippine church leader in latest sign of liberal shift

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... Asia's bastion of Catholicism and the only state apart from the Vatican that still outlaws both divorce and terminations. But with many modern Filipino Catholics embracing once-taboo attitudes ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547619/listen-more-condemn-less-says-philippine-church-leader-latest-sign-liberal
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino explains why he denied actress national award over drug conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... significant contributions to the development of Philippine arts and letters. The honour includes a cash prize, monthly pension for life and a state funeral when the awardee dies. Reacting to the snub, ... setbacks, including an arrest in the United States for illegal drug possession, and ties to various scandal-plagued Filipino politicians. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544469/aquino-explains-why-he-denied-actress-national-award-over-drug-conviction
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Former Philippines' first lady Imelda Marcos, at 85, eyes return to palace

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... accused of looting state coffers and whose martial law rule was marked by human rights abuses. While the rest of the country wallowed in poverty and thousands of activists were killed or went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545085/former-philippines-first-lady-imelda-marcos-85-eyes-return-palace
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aby Sayyaf leader Khair Mundos captured in slum near Manila airport

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:23pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Seven years on run after jail breakout ends for man who had US$500,000 reward on his head Abu Sayyaf leader caught hiding in slum in Manila A Philippine ... a US$500,000 US government reward on his head, was detained in a rundown Muslim quarter near the airport where he was staying with relatives, the police and military said after a joint raid. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530095/philippines-captures-top-al-qaeda-linked-militant
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla faces music over graft charges

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:43pm by Reuters

    ... television. "I will go to jail with my head held high, and I will come out with my head held high," Revilla, 47, said after attending a televised mass with his family, dressed in white to symbolise his supposed innocence I will go to jail with my head held high, and I will come out with my head held high RAMON REVILLA He later arrived at the anti-graft court that ordered his arrest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536798/philippine-senator-arrested-massive-corruption-case

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