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  1. News - Hong Kong - MEDIA

    Hong Kong journalists blacklisted by Philippines after questioning Aquino at Apec summit

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 02:35pm by Jeffie Lam and Raissa Robles

    ... Jeffie Lam and Raissa Robles in Manila Nine journalists who questioned president Benigno Aquino apparently blacklisted by agency, but presidential media office denies it Philippines 'bans HK's heckling reporters' A ban may have been imposed on nine Hong Kong journalists that would block them from entering the Philippines to report on next year's Apec summit. ...

  2. Comment - News - MY TAKE

    Philippines banning Hong Kong journalists is petty and vindictive

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 05:15am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Banning journalists is petty, vindictive The Philippines has tried hard to end its diplomatic row with Hong Kong after the 2010 hostage killings in Manila. ... in an official letter to one of the journalists about the blacklist, the questioning was described as "heckling" of the Philippine president. The country has finally managed to end ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Families of 58 killed in 2009 Philippine massacre demand swifter justice

    Posted Nov 21st 2014, 10:46pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Five years after political killings in southern Philippines, relatives of the 58 dead fear case against clan leaders and others will drag on for years Massacre families eager for justice Five years after 58 people were killed in the Philippines' worst political massacre, anger among victims' relatives is building, with no one yet ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Twenty die during fresh unrest in the southern Philippines

    Posted Nov 15th 2014, 08:41pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Twenty people died in a single day in the southern Philippines following a fresh outbreak of unrest in the strife-torn region, officials said on Saturday. ... in the 1990s with seed money from Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network, the Abu Sayyaf, based in the islands of Basilan and Sulu, has been blamed for the worst terror attacks in the Philippines’ history, ...

  5. Property - International - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine central bank confident over property cooling measures

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 07:13am by Bloomberg

    ... Bloomberg in Manila Central bank confident over cooling measures Steps taken this year by the Philippine central bank will be enough to dampen risk in the domestic property sector, ... to help them better appreciate the risks of their lending activities," said Central Bank of the Philippines governor Amando Tetangco. He cited a new credit-risk management framework, property ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    With prayers and tears, Philippines remembers the devastation of Haiyan

    Posted Nov 09th 2014, 06:59am by AFP

    ... recall Haiyan Survivors of the strongest typhoon ever to hit land wept at mass graves yesterday during ceremonies to mark one year since the storm devastated the central Philippines and condemned ... of grief, thousands marched to mass grave sites scattered across the typhoon zone to offer flowers, light candles and say prayers. Former Philippine first lady Imelda Marcos also attended ...

  7. News - Asia - TERRORISM

    Six Philippine soldiers killed by al-Qaeda linked militant group

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 02:50pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Insurgents from an al-Qaeda linked militant group have killed six soldiers in the Philippines, a government spokeswoman said Sunday. The soldiers were patrolling in the strife-torn island of Basilan when they were attacked by about 20 heavily-armed Abu Sayyaf fighters. Regional military spokeswoman Captain Rowena Muyuela said there were also “most likely... ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Catholic church urges end to 'day of the dead' graveside picnics in Philippines

    Posted Nov 02nd 2014, 06:44am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Church urges end to 'day of the dead' grave picnics Millions of people across the Philippines packed into cemeteries yesterday to pay respects ... be forgiven," she said. "Getting here is painful, but I must endure it to observe tradition," she said. The Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines said praying for the dead ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino rules out bid for second term

    Posted Oct 28th 2014, 10:52pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Aquino rules out amendment for second term Philippine President Benigno Aquino has ruled out any attempt to seek a second term, a highly controversial ... remarks were met with much criticism. Surveys also showed that the majority of Filipinos opposed this option. The Philippines is still coping with the scars left by Marcos, who declared martial ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US marine murder suspect moved to Philippines military headquarters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 03:59am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila US marine suspect in local custody A US marine accused of murdering a transgender woman was moved to the Philippines' military headquarters yesterday, following huge public pressure for him to be taken off an American warship. The Philippine government said the transfer of Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton was in response to its demands ...




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