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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino explains why he denied actress national award over drug conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Aquino defends actress award snub over drugs Philippine President Benigno Aquino has defended a controversial decision he made to withhold a top award from one of the country's most accomplished film stars because of a drug conviction. Last month's snub of multi-award-winning actress Nora Aunor sparked a nationwide furore, with millions ...

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    Philippines police arrest three linked to Mexican drug cartel

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 01:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Mexican cartel linked to drug arrests Philippine anti-drug police said yesterday that they had arrested three people connected to Mexico's feared Sinaloa drug cartel while they were storing narcotics. The two Filipinos and one Filipino-Chinese were arrested in a raid on Wednesday on a fighting cock farm in Lipa City, 75 kilometres south ...

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    ‘Amerasian’ children of war face poverty and stigma in Philippines

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... at risk, highly stressed population" adding they were particularly vulnerable to drug use and prostitution. For Calaguas, life has been as brutal as it has been typical of many Filipino ...

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    Drug-fuelled gunman kills seven in Philippines

    Posted Jan 04th 2013, 01:56pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Kawit A gunman with a semi-automatic pistol killed seven people and wounded 11 others during a drug-fuelled rampage in a slum near the Philippine capital on Friday, ... in the death of the suspect,” Lopez said. Bae had once served on a local council but was also a known drug dealer and had been taking methamphetamines since New Year’s Eve, said Juanito Victor Remulla, ...

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    Philippines gunmen help Chinese defendants escape

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 06:48pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Philippine police say masked gunmen have helped three Chinese nationals, including two serving life sentences on drug charges, escape from jail guards who were ... serving a life sentence for operating a clandestine methamphetamine labouratory in Manila. The couple are also co-defendants with the third escapee in a separate drug case. National police chief ...

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    Filipino inmates who escaped during Haiyan return

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:38am by AFP

    ... is on trial for drug charges. Asked why he had returned, he said he was afraid of living a life as a fugitive. Jail officials said prisoners were returning directly to the compound or just presenting ...

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    Suspected accomplice held over Philippines gun rampage

    Posted Jan 06th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... of helping a gunman kill seven people and wound 12 others has been detained as police investigate the motive for the drug-fuelled rampage, officials said yesterday. Witnesses said the arrested ... into the possibility that the murder spree, which police said was preceded by a four-day drug and alcohol binge, was triggered by problems in Bae's marriage. "That's a possible reason we're ...

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    Man held as Philippines probes deadly gun rampage

    Posted Jan 05th 2013, 01:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila A man accused of helping a Philippine gunman kill seven people and wound 12 others has been detained as police investigate the motive for the drug ... Carreon, spokesman for the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency. “They may start seeing demons during withdrawal. You take it from there,” he said on Saturday. Methamphetamine is the most commonly ...

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    Philippines races to save man on Saudi death row

    Posted Mar 12th 2013, 06:24pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... in drugs. The government estimates there are more than 1 million Filipinos in Saudi Arabia, part of about 10 million overseas workers who send home billions of dollars that help shore up ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines recalls South Korean noodles

    Posted Nov 02nd 2012, 03:34pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine authorities have ordered the recall of six brands of South Korean noodles from local shops after they were reported to contain a cancer-causing chemical. The Food and Drug Administration said in a statement dated on Thursday that the noodles made by Nongshim, “will be off the shelves immediately”, and called on the public to report ...




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