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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines begins inquiry into Filipino militants in Syria

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

    ... Reuters in Manila Manila probes Filipinos' part in Syria war The Philippines is investigating the involvement of Filipino Islamists in the three-year civil war in Syria after two were reported killed fighting for the Islamic State militant group, an intelligence official said yesterday. A senior police intelligence official said Manila was also monitoring young Filipino Muslims ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1591712/philippines-begins-inquiry-filipino-militants-syria
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines evacuates coastal areas as Typhoon Rammasun approaches

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

    ... northern areas, civil defence officials said. The Philippines is hit by about 20 major storms a year, many of them deadly, and Rammasun will be the first to make landfall since the rainy season ...

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

    ‘Unconstitutional’ US-Philippines defence pact to face legal challenge

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:46am by Raissa Robles

    ... and civil society leaders criticising the secret negotiations. Fellow former senator Rene Saguisag said: "For weeks now, we have been pleading on bended knees [to be briefed on the draft ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498961/unconstitutional-us-philippines-defence-pact-face-legal-challenge
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Communist rebels in Philippines kill 10 in attacks on police and troops

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 05:54pm

    ... Major Jake Obligado, a civil military operations battalion commander in the area, said about 50 New People’s Army (NPA) rebels in camouflage uniforms first stormed the town’s police station ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1445343/communist-rebels-philippines-kill-10-attacks-police-and-troops
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines bus plunges into ravine killing 14

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 06:44pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Canadian man and a Dutch woman among dead Two foreigners were among 14 people killed when a tourist bus fell into a deep ravine in the mountainous northern Philippines on Friday, authorities said. The bus plunged about 120 metres while travelling on a narrow road heading to an area famous for its “hanging coffins”, said a report from the civil defence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1423031/philippines-bus-plunges-ravine-killing-14
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines recovers US$29m from Marcos accounts

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 05:19pm by Associated Press

    ... said the government had filed more than 200 civil cases for recovery and forfeiture of ill-gotten assets, including real estate, amounting to about 30-40 billion pesos from the Marcos family, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1426567/philippines-recovers-us29m-marcos-accounts
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Death toll from Philippines storm rises to 40

    Posted Jan 19th 2014, 03:13pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... and the rest of the Caraga region,” the bureau said, referring to the storm’s local name. Office of Civil Defence regional director Liza Mazo said a landslide had blocked the national highway ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1409001/death-toll-philippines-storm-rises-40
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Thousands flee homes in Philippines to escape heavy rains and flood

    Posted Jan 17th 2014, 11:04pm by AFP

    ... hours, the civil defence office in the region said. "The rains come to this region around this time, but this year has been terrible," said John Uayan, an operations official ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1407861/thousands-flee-homes-philippines-escape-heavy-rains-and-flood
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine rebels attack another southern town

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 02:05pm by Associated Press in Zamboanga

    ... Benigno Aquino III has sent top Cabinet officials and his military chief of staff to oversee the security crisis in the country’s restive south, the scene of decades-long Muslim unrest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1308758/philippine-rebels-attack-another-southern-town
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine quake death toll rises to 172

    Posted Oct 18th 2013, 05:17pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tagbilaran The death toll from a 7.1-magnitude earthquake that struck the central Philippines rose to 172 on Friday as authorities warned it would probably climb even higher. The tourist island of Bohol, which was the epicentre of Tuesday’s quake, suffered the most with 160 people dead, the civil defence office for the region said. Twelve others were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1334560/philippine-quake-death-toll-rises-172

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