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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

    ... into the Philippines for sale to wealthy collectors. The cache, hidden in small containers in a van, was made up of wildlife from Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, said Eric Gallego, spokesman ... of Nature. They also included four wallabies from Australia and about 90 exotic parrots from Indonesia, said Gallego. Several of the birds or animals had died, possibly from the stress of long travel ...

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    John Kerry promises US aid to help Philippines protect maritime borders

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 05:24pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... be expected to act as a catalyst for change,” John Blaxland, a security and defence analyst at Australia National University’s College of Asia and the Pacific, said. “He will be eager to leverage ...

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    Drone photography develops as the new frontier of journalism

    Posted Nov 25th 2013, 09:54pm by NYT

    ... documentaries use them to get intimate shots of wildlife and ESPN uses drones to film sporting events in Australia. Paparazzi use them to chase celebrities in Europe, and reports suggest they also have ...

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

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

    ... with typhoon aid Australia announced a A$10 million (HK$72.6 million) package, including medical personnel and non-food items such as tarpaulins, sleeping mats, mosquito nets, water containers ...

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    Philippines say increase in US troops will not be permanent

    Posted Aug 12th 2013, 11:35am by Associated Press in Manila

    ... partly as a counterweight to China’s rising clout. The realignment of American forces in the Asia-Pacific also involves the deployment of up to 2,500 US Marines in northern Australia ...

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    At least six die in bomb blast in south Philippines

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 06:03pm by AFP

    ... The attack came a month after the US, Australia and Canada warned their citizens against travelling to Cotabato and two other southern cities over fresh threats of terrorism. Those killed were ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US Navy's Guardian minesweeper runs aground in Philippine sanctuary

    Posted Jan 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in Australia. The US embassy statement did not say whether any coral was damaged, although it said there were no immediate reports of fuel or oil leaks. All its crew members were safe, it added. ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US Navy to pump oil from ship stuck in Philippines

    Posted Jan 24th 2013, 03:29pm by AFP

    ... that rival Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The incident has stoked anger in the Philippines, with the US Navy yet to explain why it was sailing through a protected marine sanctuary en route ...

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    Japan pursues diplomatic offensive in Philippines visit

    Posted Jan 11th 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... economic partner of China, with pledges to waive debt and extend new loans. Kishida will also visit Singapore, Brunei and Australia. Next week, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will make his ...

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    Philippine distillers praise coconut vodka

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

    ... and Capistrano houses and 14 other smaller lambanog distillers with a plan to develop the product for export. The Trade Department said the drink had been slowly penetrating the markets in Australia ...




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