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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Eight women padlocked in Manila warehouse die in blaze

    Posted May 30th 2014, 07:35pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Eight more women survive the blaze by climbing to the roof of the two-storey building and jumping off Eight women died in the Philippine capital on Friday as a fire engulfed a building in which they had been locked in by their employer, police said. Eight other women survived the blaze by climbing to the roof of the two-storey building and jumping ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... typically the meeting places for the US servicemen and the women who would bear them unwanted or unknown children. These half-Americans were also often abandoned by their mothers. According ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    15 dead in Philippines after clashes with Islamic militants

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

    ... of the two women are not known and Muyuela said there were no signs of hostages at the Patikul camp. A rotating batch of about 500 US special forces have been stationed in the south for more than ...

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    Death toll in Philippine assault on militants rises to 26

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

    ... demanded 36.4 million ringgit (HK$87.2 million) for the release of the Chinese woman. But the whereabouts of the two women are not known. On April 11, the military launched an operation ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Muslim rebels joyous, but wary, at peace prospects for the Philippines

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 04:33pm by Agence France-Presse in Sultan Kudurat, The Philippines

    ... fatigues. For Jamira Mapagkasunggot, 56, a member of the MILF women’s auxiliary battalion, peace would mean being able to live without the constant fear of death. “Most of the women have lost ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino sisters freed from eight months of captivity

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:20pm by AP

    ... nightfall on Thursday in Buhanginan village in mountainous Patikul town, clad in black Muslim dresses that exposed only their eyes. They lost weight and one of the women was fondly cradling a cat, marine Captain Ryan Lacuesta said. “They said that their captors often kept them in isolation in the mountain and the cat gave them company and pleasure,” Lacuesta said. He quoted one of women ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Japanese right-wingers dismiss Philippine troop fears

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 03:14pm by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall in Tokyo Japanese group rejects 'comfort women' fears A right-wing historical group has criticised former "comfort women" in the Philippines who expressed ... The society claims any women who provided sex for the troops were mere prostitutes earning a living and has consistently disputed suggestions that the military rounded up women in occupied areas ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Ferdinand Marcos 'forced Philippine military chiefs to parade as women'

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos forced his military chiefs to parade as women during a birthday party planned by his wife Imelda, according to US diplomatic cables. William Sullivan, ... Ferdinand Marcos Jnr, is a senator eyeing a presidential run in 2016. Marcos 'forced military chiefs to parade as women' ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aid group fears children sex-trafficked in Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:23am by AFP

    ... the girls were recruited by a family friend. She said "hundreds" of women from Samar have ended up working in the red-light district of the northern city of Olongapo since 2008, when Plan ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Thousands take part in mass breastfeeding record attempt in Philippines

    Posted Oct 24th 2013, 05:34pm by AFP

    ... a stigma against women who breast feed in public. One of our members was once told to breastfeed her child in the toilet. This thinking and attitude has got to stop Nona Andaya-Castillo “When women ... World record of the most number of women simultaneously breastfeeding in multiple sites – 15,218 mothers in 2007. An estimated 21,000 joined on Thursday, but it would take Guinness ...




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