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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Typhoon Haiyan drives more children in Philippines into dangerous work

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 10:51pm by AP

    ... it was not clear how many more children started working in dangerous conditions after the typhoon. He said further assessments would be done to find out where the children were so services could reach ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Outrage as baby ‘gagged with tape’ at Philippine hospital

    Posted May 13th 2014, 05:55pm by AFP

    ... of the health department’s health facilities and services bureau, said he was aware of the public outrage but that there has been no complaint filed with the government ministry. “Crying is a baby’s way ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila probes diplomat charged in Canada with trafficking nanny

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

    ... regarding the day-to-day activities of the police service, but [Manila] is concerned that such action may not be totally helpful to the inquiry at this time," he said. The Royal Canadian ...

  4. 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

    ... displaced, according to figures from the Red Cross. It caused massive damage to homes, businesses, schools and roads, with power, water and all essential services in an area the size of Portugal cut off. An international rescue effort has helped millions get back on their feet. Water and electrical services have been restored in many areas and businesses are reopening. After a brief surge ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Two monster transport projects in Manila spell misery for commuters

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 10:56pm by Alan Robles

    ... better to do the projects one at a time." To cushion the impact, officials said they were studying reopening a river ferry service that went bankrupt a few years go. They are even ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines police tortured suspects, says human rights official

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:11am by Raissa Robles

    ... "It's horrible," Loretta Ann Rosales, the commission's chairwoman, said. "They do it for fun. It's like a game for entertainment. We're trying to correct this mindset ...

  7. Business - Economy - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine economy expands by 7.2pc in 2013, despite natural disasters

    Posted Jan 30th 2014, 11:52am by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... First Grade Finance, told reporters. “But the other sectors were quite strong, particularly manufacturing and services.” The manufacturing sector expanded by 12.3 per cent in the final quarter of the year, more than twice as fast as the same period of 2012, partly due to growing exports, according to official data. Exports of services was another key growth area, up 7 per cent in the final ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine military alleges that Muslim splinter group was using child soldiers in Mindanao

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 12:46pm by AP

    ... in combat and said government child support services would address the problem. A spokesman for the BIFF, Abu Misry, said his group did not use child soldiers, however, and charged that the military ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino workers 'treated like animals' and kicked out of Saudi Arabia in crackdown

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... presidential adviser on migrant affairs, last week appealed to the Saudi government to extend its deadline, noting that “thousands are still hoping to correct their employment status”. “Due to the large number of Filipino workers seeking correction of their employment status, many of them may not be able to meet the November 3 deadline,” he said in a letter to King Abdullah last week. ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Don't despair, UN chief tells Filipino typhoon survivors

    Posted Dec 21st 2013, 07:34pm by Reuters

    ... people affected by Haiyan, the strongest typhoon to ever hit land. The funds would be used to provide access to food, shelter, water, health and sanitation services. The call for funding was part ...




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