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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Culture body blasts plan by Philippine distillery to use heroes' names to sell booze

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Plan to use heroes' names to sell booze blasted The Philippines' national cultural commission is objecting to a liquor company's plans to use the names of national heroes and landmarks as labels for a new line of spirits. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, in a statement on its website, objected to plans of Destileria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533442/culture-body-blasts-plan-philippine-distillery-use-heroes-names-sell-booze
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila insists crackdown on foreign labourers doesn't target Chinese

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by Raissa Robles

    ... pesos worth of back fees for 74 years of illegal stay. Mison conceded that the bureau has been notorious for corruption but he said it was trying to change this culture by requiring all ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590436/manila-insists-crackdown-foreign-labourers-doesnt-target-chinese
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    A dozen Chinese fishermen jailed in the Philippines for 6-12 years for poaching

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... Heritage-listed coral reef, a court official said. The 12 were arrested at the Tubbataha Reef, a marine sanctuary in the western Philippines famed as a pristine dive spot, in April last year after ... outcrop claimed by both Beijing and the Philippines. However the 97,000-hectare Tubbataha Reef, which was listed as a World Heritage Site by the United Nations in 1993, is in a part of the Sulu ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566950/philippines-jails-12-chinese-illegal-fishing
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Capture of fugitive general Jovito Palparan hailed as victory for Aquino

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:51pm by AP

    ... in Manila. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the arrest of Palparan showed the government would "end the culture of impunity" characterised by human rights violations under Aquino's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572365/capture-fugitive-general-jovito-palparan-hailed-victory-aquino
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Guess who came to dinner: Obama's Philippines reception featured a colourful cast

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:37pm by Alan Robles

    ... arts and culture writer John Silva: “Convicted plunderer and pardoned Joseph Estrada is at the presidential table in the state dinner for President Obama. How screwy is that? Why don’t you just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1499976/guess-who-came-dinner-obamas-philippines-reception-featured-colourful-cast
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Opong villagers believe their faith is what saved them from Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Mar 14th 2014, 10:17pm by AFP

    ... heritage. In what is known locally as a panata, devotees promise to God to make some form of sacrifice as repayment for a prayer that has been granted. In some of the most extreme and famous ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1448832/opong-villagers-believe-their-faith-what-saved-them-typhoon-haiyan
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mindanao radio journalist shot dead in latest Philippines media killing

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 03:29pm by AFP

    ... The killings of numerous journalists and broadcasters in the Philippines has been blamed on the country’s ‘culture of impunity’ where powerful people feel free to commit abuses without being punished. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1369567/mindanao-radio-journalist-shot-dead-latest-philippines-media-killing
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Deadly quake rocks Philippine tourist islands of Bohol, Cebu; scores dead

    Posted Oct 15th 2013, 09:18am by AFP

    ... and was centered 33 kilometres below Carmen city, where many small buildings collapsed. The town lies across a strait 60 kilometres from Cebu, the political, economic, educational and cultural centre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1332041/least-20-killed-after-earthquake-hits-philippines
  9. News - China - PHILIPPINES

    Manila makes ‘official apology’ over Taiwan fisherman’s death

    Posted Aug 08th 2013, 05:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Taipei A Philippine special envoy visited Taiwan on Thursday to offer an “official apology” for the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman, a move likely to ease severely strained ties. Amadeo R Perez, chairman of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office, which handles relations in the absence of diplomatic ties, travelled to the small southern port town ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1295284/manila-makes-official-apology-over-taiwan-fishermans-death
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Three gunned down in deadly week for Philippines press

    Posted Aug 02nd 2013, 08:05pm by AFP

    ... country in the world for the press. Critics blame this on widespread gun ownership by civilians and a “culture of impunity” that sees many among the powerful not being brought to justice ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1293938/three-gunned-down-deadly-week-philippines-press

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