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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Typhoon Haiyan smashes through central Philippines

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 02:45am by VARIOUS

    ... on to the internet before communications were cut. An ABS-CBN television crew also broadcast dramatic footage from Tacloban as Haiyan hit, showing flash floods that turned the city's streets ... Many were housed in evacuation centres, which could limit the death toll, according to one official. "People were prepared for this one," said Rene Paciente, a forecaster ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino says he may try to change constitution so he can run again

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... half of his term have begun to slide sharply amid a slew of corruption and political controversies. Aquino also said the constitution probably needed to be amended to limit the powers ... but in a television interview aired on Wednesday evening he indicated he was reconsidering. "When I first got into this, I noted I had only one term of six years. Now, after having said that, of course ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines braces for Tropical Storm Matmo as death toll from Typhoon Rammasun hits 77

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 06:20am by AFP

    ... Benigno Aquino's spokeswoman Abigail Valte said in a government radio broadcast. The threat from Matmo came as the country picked up the pieces from Rammasun, the first major storm of the wet ... Electric Co. But it warned that power cuts of up to five hours a day would continue across the capital as it rationed limited supply, with a number of generating plants still cut off from the grid. ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino explains why he denied actress national award over drug conviction

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

    ... and was punished for it... By making her a national artist are we putting out the right message?" Aquino told a news conference broadcast on national television. "I respect her and I recognise ...

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    Philippine military alleges that Muslim splinter group was using child soldiers in Mindanao

    Posted Feb 01st 2014, 12:46pm by AP

    ... improvised explosive devices near the camp which wounded six soldiers and six civilians, including two crewmen of a major TV broadcaster. President Benigno Aquino's spokeswoman Abigail Valte ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mass evacuations in Philippines ahead of super Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 05:38pm by Reuters

    ... calling for community teamwork and co-operation,” he said on national television and radio. Aquino said 100 coastal areas face the threat of storm surges, bringing waves higher than five metres to six metres, and ordered action by local officials to limit damage and loss of lives. Thousands of residents were moved from coastlines, river banks, and mountain slopes to safer spots, while ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Hopeless search as Philippine quake death toll hits 151

    Posted Oct 16th 2013, 11:35am by AFP

    ... of them dating back centuries to Spanish colonial rule of the Philippines, were destroyed or badly damaged on Bohol and the neighbouring island of Cebu. Video footage broadcast on Wednesday showed ... is coming,” Aquino said in a nationally televised meeting with cabinet members at Tagbilaran, Bohol’s capital. The Philippines lies on the so-called Ring of Fire, a vast Pacific Ocean region where ...

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    Seven dead as heavy rains pummel flooded Philippines

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... was broadcast on national television. At least 60 per cent of Manila was flooded on Tuesday morning, with some places enduring waters climbing as high as 2.1 metres, an official with the Metropolitan ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine troops advance on rebel positions as ceasefire falters

    Posted Sep 15th 2013, 03:59pm

    ... waged a 25-year guerrilla war for independence before signing a peace treaty in 1996 that granted limited self-rule to the south’s Muslim minority. Misuari, who has accused the government ... their heads, television footage showed. “We are continuing to press forward with our calibrated military response,” military spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Ramon Zagala told AFP. “Fighting is continuing ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines vice-president to discuss rebel truce as battles rage

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 03:48pm

    ... that granted limited self-rule to the south’s Muslim minority. Misuari, who has accused the government of violating the terms of a 1996 treaty by negotiating a separate deal with a rival faction, had ... Salgado told AFP early Saturday. During an interview with ABS-CBN television on Saturday, Gazmin insisted that any truce was dependent on the rebels, who “are firing as we speak”. Binay tweeted ...




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