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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Twelve Chinese fishermen were handed long prison terms on Tuesday for illegal fishing in the Philippines after their ship ran aground on a World 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 ...

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    19 heading home for Eid gunned down by Abu Sayyaf in southern Philippines

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 11:19pm by AP

    ... on the vans, marine Brigadier General Martin Pinto said. The motive was not immediately clear, but Pinto said some of the dead belonged to a civilian security force and were engaged in a clan feud ...

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    Philippines discovers pangolins on Chinese poacher boat

    Posted Apr 15th 2013, 12:18pm by AFP

    ... in a protected marine sanctuary last week. Wildlife officials have been informed of the surprising discovery, which could lead to more charges for the 12 Chinese men arrested on charges including ... of Nature, all eight species of the insect-eating mammals are protected by international laws around the world. Two – the Malaysian and Chinese pangolins – are in its “red list” of endangered ...

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    Protected pangolins seized from Philippine boat

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 05:28pm by AFP

    ... them (the 22 live pangolins) back and we are now trying to rehabilitate them at the rescue centre,” he said. Earlier this month, a Chinese fishing vessel that ran aground in a Philippine marine ... of the frozen pangolins found in the Chinese fishermen’s boat had come from Palawan, but others came from Malaysia or Indonesia. All eight species of the insect-eating mammals are protected ...

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    Philippines arrests Muslim rebel over killing of US troops

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:30pm by Reuters

    ... said Mahang was believed to be a member of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), which assembled an improvised bomb that killed two US soldiers and a Filipino marine in Indanan in 2009. ...

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    15 dead in Philippines after clashes with Islamic militants

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... of kidnappings, with 14 militants and one soldier killed in the clashes. The fighting began on Tuesday after marines overran a camp of the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf group on the heavily forested island ... for the marine unit engaged in the battle, Captain Ryan Lacuesta. Fourteen Abu Sayyaf members and one marine died on Tuesday, and clashes continued into Wednesday, national military spokesman Lieutenant ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino marines, militants die in clash

    Posted May 25th 2013, 03:39pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila Marines, militants killed in clash Follow @SCMP_News At least seven Filipino marines and four Abu Sayyaf militants were killed in a clash yesterday as the military launched an offensive against gunmen blamed for recent kidnappings and of trying to sabotage a road project in the southern Philippines. Nine other marines and about 10 Abu Sayyaf fighters ...

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    Death toll in Philippine assault on militants rises to 26

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... marine among the dead as troops cleared the combat area. The latest fatalities on the southern island of Jolo bring to 33 the total number of Abu Sayyaf fighters killed in a month of operations against the group feared for its kidnapping raids. Most of the deaths came on Tuesday amid fierce fighting after marines overran a camp on the heavily forested island the previous day. Dozens ...

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    US and Philippines reach deal on larger US military presence

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 04:30pm by Associated Press

    ... territory, the Second Thomas Shoal, where they have been trying to block food supplies and rotation of Filipino marines aboard a grounded Philippine navy ship in the shallow waters of the remote ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine marines and militants in deadly clash

    Posted Oct 29th 2012, 01:04pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Philippine marines who were searching for long-held hostages battled al-Qaeda-linked militants in a fierce clash that killed four marines and at least two ... encampments despite years of US-backed Philippine military offensives. Twenty-two marines were wounded in the daylong clash on Sunday that involved up to 200 Abu Sayyaf fighters and their allies, ...




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