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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... clear. Abu Sayyaf was founded in the 1990s with seed money from Osama bin Laden's al-Qaeda network, and is blamed for the worst terrorist attacks in the Philippines' recent history. ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino explains why he denied actress national award over drug conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... of fans insisting no one deserved a "national artist" prize more than the 61-year-old fondly nicknamed the "Superstar". "Ms Nora Aunor has been convicted for drugs ... significant contributions to the development of Philippine arts and letters. The honour includes a cash prize, monthly pension for life and a state funeral when the awardee dies. Reacting to the snub, ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino refuses resignation of aide over fund scandal

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... of Congress, accusing lawmakers of misusing some of the money. Three opposition senators have been detained and face plunder charges in the anti-graft court. Yesterday, the court entered a not-guilty ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Son of former Philippines leader Estrada arrested in graft scandal

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:15pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Napoles was accused of colluding with lawmakers to embezzle an estimated 10 billion pesos from legislator’s “pork barrel” funds, or money for their pet projects. Napoles initially denied any ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla faces music over graft charges

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:43pm by Reuters

    ... for agricultural projects. The money was then ploughed back to him, several government officials and a businesswoman who devised the scheme, prosecutors say. Aquino abolished such funds last year as part ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aby Sayyaf leader Khair Mundos captured in slum near Manila airport

    Posted Jun 11th 2014, 04:23pm by AFP

    ... the Abu Sayyaf is based. He was arrested "on the first-ever money laundering charges against terrorists", the "Rewards for Justice" website said. It said Mundos confessed ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Pacquiao hands money, food and Bibles to Philippine typhoon victims

    Posted Dec 01st 2013, 05:20pm by Agence France-Presse in Guiuan

    ... of Internal Revenue had frozen all his bank accounts, forcing him to borrow money to buy relief goods. The bureau is threatening Pacquiao with a US$50 million (HK$388 million) bill for unpaid taxes in 2008 and 2009, saying it may otherwise seize his assets. The boxer says he paid the appropriate taxes in the United States, where the money was earned. Pacquiao, a former street kid, was listed ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines struggle to rebuild their lives, six months on

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ... But he faces a battle to scrape together the money to rebuild his life once he gets there. Like thousands of others, the 38-year-old farmer fled the destruction wrought by Super Typhoon Haiyan ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine rebels seize gold miners to use as 'human shields' against army troops

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:19pm by AFP

    ... such mines, which have also become a lucrative source of extortion money from the rebels, officials have said. The Philippines has stepped up its operations against the NPA, capturing three of its ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    15 dead in Philippines after clashes with Islamic militants

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

    ... spokeswoman for the military in the south. The Abu Sayyaf, formed in the 1990s with seed money from al-Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden, has been blamed for the worst terror attacks in Philippine ...




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