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  1. 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 ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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' ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines investigating reports of abuse in Saudi crackdown

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... They were then paraded from immigration to the airport with their feet chained, claimed another woman in the group. Del Rosario said they were seeking to interview the women to check ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Powerful Philippine sect shuts down Manila

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 05:17pm by AFP

    ... heat as men, women and children jostled while waiting for medical care offered by the group. “This is madness. I have been here since dawn to get a free medical check-up, but I will get more ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Joseph Estrada: The Philippine politician who can't stop apologising

    Posted Oct 27th 2013, 06:07am by Alan Robles

    ... dreamt of being rich and loved by many women, they said. The difference is that Estrada revels in being the butt of such barbs. In 1998, when running for the presidency, he turned attacks over ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN warns of 'humanitarian crisis' in Philippines city of Zamboanga

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... the well-being of women and children." The military said hundreds of MNLF rebels entered Zamboanga on September 9, taking over several coastal villages, burning thousands of homes and taking dozens ...




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