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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s approval ratings plunge to new low

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila Aquino approval ratings plunge to new low Philippine President Benigno Aquino's performance ratings have plunged to their lowest ever, two independent pollsters said ... to rid the country of its image as the most corrupt in Asia. A survey by independent pollster Pulse Asia, taken last month, showed Aquino's approval rating dropped from 70 per cent in March ...

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    Benigno Aquino refuses resignation of aide over fund scandal

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... Aquino has yet to comment on the court's decision, but his spokesmen defended him, saying the president had done nothing wrong and everything was done in good faith. His popularity rating ...

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    Philippine senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla faces music over graft charges

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:43pm by Reuters

    ... progress, and enjoys popularity ratings of more than 70 per cent, although he has failed to eradicate the problem. Revilla was later taken into detention at the national police headquarters, where ...

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    Manila seals historic peace pact with Muslim rebel group Moro Islamic Liberation Front

    Posted Mar 27th 2014, 11:38pm by AFP

    ... as well as outbreaks of fighting that has led to mass displacements. The conflict and poverty have also been fertile conditions for Islamic extremism. The MILF, which the military estimates has ...

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    Philippines President Aquino set to sign Muslim group peace deal

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... lives and condemned large parts of the fertile southern Philippines to violence-plagued poverty. The Philippines’ Muslim population of about five million people regard the south ...

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

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

    ... after Haiyan, with an interest rate of 33 per cent over the term of the six-month loan adding to almost unbearable financial pressure. "We are begging for help. We need money to rebuild our ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Two monster transport projects in Manila spell misery for commuters

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

    ... the steep rates. The airport expressway will lead directly to a casino complex where Macau magnate Stanley Ho Hung-sun's son Lawrence Ho Yau-Lung is building a hotel. According to the Metro ...

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    Philippines sees high economic growth despite typhoon

    Posted Dec 17th 2013, 05:38pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... per cent of the population were considered poor last year, almost unchanged from 26.3 per cent in 2011, according to government data. And the unemployment rate stood at 6.5 per cent ...

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    Philippine military warns Muslim rebels to surrender

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 09:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga

    ... of the new autonomous region and the potential riches on offer if large mineral deposits and the area’s fertile farming regions are exploited.   ...

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    Philippines to split up typhoon relief zone country by country

    Posted Nov 19th 2013, 02:56pm by Reuters

    ... for this year and next, but said the faster pace of price increases was not expected to force a rise in interest rates just yet. The government said on Tuesday 24,770 personnel, 1,306 vehicles, 104 ...




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