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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Five dead and 83,000 evacuated as Storm Fung-Wong hits Philippines

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:07am by AFP

    ... said 268mm of rain had fallen on Manila in 24 hours. Alexander Pama, who heads the government's disaster-monitoring agency, said more than 470,000 people were affected by heavy rain ... their homes in and around Manila. Schools and government offices were shut, while flooded streets caused traffic gridlock, with many motorists unaware of the extent of the flooding. Manila airport ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Chinese charged in Philippines with possession of drugs worth HK$1.2b

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:54am by James Griffiths

    ... in the Philippines. The suspects were arrested during a raid on a warehouse on Friday in the Pampanga provincial capital, San Fernando, north of Manila. Drug enforcement agency chief Arturo Cacdac Jnr said ... of speculation that the cartels were moving into the Philippines. "The Mexicans are already here," drug task force chief Bartolome Tobias said in January, adding that he believed they were ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Volcano spews lava in Philippines eruption

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 07:01pm by AP

    ... the lava glow from the safety of their hotels in Albay’s capital, Legazpi city. Albay governer Joey Salceda ordered the evacuation of up to 12,000 residents within an 8km radius of the volcano’s crater. Villagers within 6km of the volcano, which the government has declared a permanent no-go danger zone, face mandatory evacuation. Disaster-response officials convened an emergency meeting ...

  4. News - China - PHILIPPINES

    China reiterates safety warning to its citizens in the Philippines

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 12:45pm

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Third attack against Chinese national in a week prompts embassy reminder about adopting precautions The Chinese government has again cautioned its citizens ... television on Saturday that the government had renewed its promise to Chinese authorities that it would guarantee the safety of Chinese citizens in the Philippines, the Chinese News Service reported. ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines president proposes 'autonomy for minority Muslims' law

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:49pm by AFP

    ... of tense talks, on the entire legal underpinning for Muslim self-governance in the southern region of Mindanao. “We have taken yet another step towards a more peaceful and more progressive Mindanao,” Aquino said after turning over the bill to congressional leaders. He called for the passage “in the soonest possible time” of the proposed law that would have MILF leaders governing ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    MILF rebels to form political party for self-rule in Philippines’ Muslim south

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Raissa Robles

    ... proposes transitional administration by the rebel leaders, after which a parliament would be elected by all residents. The parliament would elect from its ranks a chief minister to run the region and a wali, or eminent leader, to perform ceremonial functions. Chief government negotiator Miriam Ferrer said yesterday: "We welcome the ongoing efforts of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines begins inquiry into Filipino militants in Syria

    Posted Sep 13th 2014, 05:06pm by Reuters

    ... be flown back to Canada as soon as possible, said immigration spokeswoman Elaine Tan. "He voluntarily requested to be deported," she said, allowing the government to fly him out without ... "He was blacklisted [due to] information that he may conduct activities that are a threat to our national security," Tan said. She said that the government hoped to fly Philips out ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila's peace pact with Muslim rebels in jeopardy over government changes to deal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... that could arise if the law contravenes the constitution. The government's chief negotiator, Miriam Coronel Ferrer, denied the government had reneged on key pledges. "Let's not point ... An historic peace settlement in the southern Philippines is at risk of breaking down as Muslim rebels accuse the government of going back on its word over a proposed law to create self-rule ...

  9. Property - International - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine developer Ayala Land banks on demographic dividend

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:01am by Bloomberg

    ... was a priority for Ayala, Dy said, with about a third of this year's 70 billion peso budget to be spent buying land. It would take a look at the government's plan for the 35,000 hectare Clark ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Beijing demands full investigation of group behind Manila bomb plot

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:57pm by Alan Robles

    ... by Manila bomb plot The Chinese embassy in Manila called for a thorough investigation of an alleged bomb plot, protesting at the Philippine government's "soft attitude" towards ... or Nansha- Islands. We need to assure [China] that this is not … government policy SPOKESMAN CHARLES JOSE Pamatong, a two-time presidential candidate and lawyer for the Muslim separatist group Moro ...




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