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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police chief urged to resign over graft allegations

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Gifts were not bribes, says police chief The Philippine police chief faced calls yesterday to resign after admitting he accepted gifts and favours worth hundreds of thousands of dollars, but he insisted they were not bribes. Police Director-General Alan Purisima was also under intense scrutiny for assets seemingly far beyond his modest salary ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila to deport Canadian radical Islamist for incitement to terror

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:19pm by Reuters

    ... with Islamist militants, after an Australian Islamic preacher caught last July in Cebu in the central Philippines. "Based on various sources of information, he was supposed to be inciting ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila protest against 'pork barrel' funds and second term for Aquino

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... of dollars from the "pork barrel" funds of congressmen. Such allocations are supposed to pay for the pet projects of legislators but large amounts were allegedly siphoned off. Three ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... missing, Imelda Marcos and her children enjoyed a jet-setting lifestyle. She amassed a jewellery collection valued in the tens of millions of dollars and acquired hundreds of paintings ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Son of former Philippines leader Estrada arrested in graft scandal

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:15pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... their staff, and other officials are accused of embezzling millions of dollars allotted for development projects. In particular, Estrada is accused of pocketing 183 million pesos (about HK$32.3 ...

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

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

    ... in which politicians embezzled hundreds of millions of dollars meant for development projects. President Benigno Aquino took office in 2010 on a promise of battling graft. He has made some ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... are apart from the millions of dollars in food and other emergency aid that was distributed directly by aid groups shortly after the typhoon. Of the 200,000 homes destroyed or located in areas now ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Australian manager of Philippine beach resort shot dead

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Police believe labour dispute may be behind shooting at leisure complex north of Manila Australian who ran Philippine resort shot dead An Australian has died ... a Filipino girlfriend and one child. A media officer at the Australian embassy said diplomats were aware of Davy's murder but declined to comment. Olongapo is a popular destination for tourists ...


    Filipino militants free Australian hostage

    Posted Mar 23rd 2013, 02:45pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Al-Qaeda-linked militants in the southern Philippines on Saturday released an emaciated-looking Australian man near a coastal town where they kidnapped him ... the news, saying the release was a joint effort by authorities in both countries, and that the focus now was on Rodwell’s speedy recovery. Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard praised Rodwell’s ...

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    Australian yacht designer killed in Philippines

    Posted Oct 17th 2012, 02:47pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila An acclaimed Australian yacht designer was hacked to death inside his residence in the northern Philippines, police said on Wednesday. A neighbour found the body ... wife, a Filipino who now lives in Australia, Acay said. The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade confirmed Adams’ death. Acay said that Adams recently let go of his Filipino maid ...




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