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  1. Foreign relations

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by Mutsuko Murakami

    ... these books help them identify with friends and relatives married to foreigners, or to understand what their own foreign darin are saying and thinking. ... Mutsuko Murakami Iattended a wedding this month of a middle-aged girlfriend who was marrying an American scholar. It reminded me that Japanese marrying foreigners is no longer a rare ...

  2. China a familiar foreign land

    Posted Jul 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... in the foreign-students office said the numbers were growing larger every year. 'They come from everywhere,' she said- including North America and South America, and Europe as well as Africa and across ... in foreign students in China. Last year, the mainland hosted more than 110,000 foreign students from more than 178 countries, the highest number ever. It might not be surprising that these young ...

  3. Nation's problems test the mettle of presidential hopefuls

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... the foreign investment the Philippines needs to restart its economy. Nor do they believe Mr Poe, who has never held public office, or Mr Roco would fare any better. Uncertainty over the election ... the lack of international confidence in the Philippines, the peso was near record lows to the US dollar, itself at weak levels. Mr Lopez's formula for stimulating foreign investment ...

  4. Stay in Saudi Arabia, Filipinos told

    Posted Jun 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... by Islamic militants. Philippine Foreign Affairs Department spokesman Julia Heidemann said the government had no plans to freeze travel to the kingdom because the attack was not targeted specifically ... Raissa Robles in Manila Despite terrorism, remittances from the kingdom are vital for Manila's coffers Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo wants the 800,000 Filipino workers ...

  5. Philippine presidential race hots up

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... that ABS-CBN had helped his campaign significantly through extensive coverage. Sheila Coronel, executive director of the Philippine Centre for Investigative Journalism, directly attributed Mr De ...

  6. Officials face graft charges in Philippines

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... billion pesos last year. The World Bank has estimated that corrupt tax and customs officials skim off half of every peso that can be collected in the Philippines. Also charged were two BIR ...

  7. Killer socialite is granted wish to return to Philippines

    Posted Aug 18th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... released much earlier under the Transfer of Sentenced Persons Ordinance- signed by Hong Kong and the Philippines in 2001- but it was never ratified by Manila. Philippine Consul Tess de Vega said: 'The agreement is not yet ready for implementation in the Philippines because there is still some debate in Congress as to whether enabling legislation is needed to implement it.' The Hong ...

  8. Bound for Congress

    Posted Mar 16th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in the Philippine Congress in May's national elections. Flora Belinan, 45, another unionist, is on the same Migrante Party list ticket, although, as the No7 candidate, she's seen as a foot soldier ... in Hong Kong, spokesman for the Asian Migrants' Co-ordinating Body, and thorn in the side of the Philippine Consulate-General and the Hong Kong government- may have a new title: ...

  9. Philippine politics keeps it all in the elite family

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... is the norm across the Philippines. The recent polls, meant to usher in change, have instead further entrenched political dynasties. Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, his sister Imee and uncle Alfredo Romualdez ...

  10. Philippine election fuelled by star power

    Posted Jan 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila In the race for president, candidates know popularity comes before policy The unveiling yesterday of Fernando Poe Jnr's running mate in the presidential election underlines the importance of sheer star pulling power over policy platforms in the distorted world of Philippine politics. Action movie hero Poe, a political neophyte and high school ...




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