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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines urges its nationals out of Libya after beheading, rape

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... team has stayed behind in Tripoli despite the precarious security situation to coordinate the evacuation of Filipinos by land to Tunisia and Egypt from where they would eventually be flown ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563346/philippines-urges-its-nationals-out-libya-after-beheading-rape
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... The group, which has about 300 armed fighters split into several factions, has been crippled by government operations and endures largely due to huge ransoms from kidnappings. It now holds about 10 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1561380/19-heading-home-eid-gunned-down-abu-sayyaf-southern-philippines
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Frustration in Philippines as death toll from Typhoon Rammasun doubles

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... a Thai word for "Thunder God", swept in off the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday night, causing wind gusts of up to 160km/h across land to Manila and other heavily populated northern regions. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555872/typhoon-rammasun-death-toll-doubles-38-philippines
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    All's well at Philippines' innovative Iwahig prison in paradise

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 03:25am by AFP

    ... inspection. A shallow ditch, but no walls, is all that separates the 3,186 prisoners from the outside world. A few hundred hectares of the land is devoted to rice paddies, which sit on either side ... most of the land remains covered by forest and mangroves. Most other jails in the Philippines continue with brutal conditions, with inmates packed beyond capacity in dingy, airless cells ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538425/alls-well-philippines-innovative-iwahig-prison-paradise
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine group protests against China's project on Spratly Islands

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:54pm by AP

    ... President Benigno Aquino marked the country's Independence Day yesterday by protesting against China's moves to reclaim land on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, where the two ... the Philippine government released military surveillance photos of Chinese land reclamation on Johnson South Reef, which is part of the Spratlys and claimed by Manila. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530837/philippine-group-protests-chinese-reclamation-disputed-islands
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes between army and rebels

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 02:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... rebel group signed a peace deal The Philippines said on Wednesday it was confident a peace deal with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group would hold despite fresh clashes that left four ... said it was founded with seed money from the al-Qaeda group in the 1990s, although it has since degenerated into a purely criminal gang. Abu Sayyaf gunmen are believed to be still holding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483797/philippines-says-peace-pact-should-hold-despite-clashes-between-army-and
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines arrests Muslim rebel over killing of US troops

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

    ... troops in fighting the small but violent Abu Sayyaf group. The group carries out extortions and kidnappings for ransom. The militants are holding hostage three Chinese, two Germans, a Japanese, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523827/philippines-arrests-muslim-rebel-over-killing-us-troops
  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

    ... the edge of darkness Six months after the strongest typhoon to hit land killed his mother and tore down much of their house in the eastern Philippines, Sofronio Cervantes wants to return home. ... I have a good catch when the waters are polluted and still filled with garbage from all the objects that got washed out to sea?" he asked. Finding land to build houses that need ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509234/survivors-super-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-struggle-rebuild-their-lives
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US and Philippines reach deal on larger US military presence

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

    ... That paved the way for hundreds of US forces to hold counterterrorism combat exercises with Filipino troops dealing with insurgents in the country’s south. This time, the focus of the Philippines ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498296/us-and-philippines-reach-deal-larger-us-military-presence
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Unconstitutional’ US-Philippines defence pact to face legal challenge

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:46am by Raissa Robles

    ... place the US has never said that they will come to our military assistance if we are expelled from any of the disputed islands in the Spratlys and shoals we hold," said University ... was not trying to reclaim bases. He said the agreement would improve maritime security and hasten response to natural disasters. Many ordinary Filipinos hold Obama in high regard and a survey released ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498961/unconstitutional-us-philippines-defence-pact-face-legal-challenge

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