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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    A dozen Chinese fishermen jailed in the Philippines for 6-12 years for poaching

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... city of Puerto Princesa, said. The written verdict identified the boat captain as Liu Chiangjie. His 11 crew members were given prison terms of between six and 10 years for likewise being found ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566950/philippines-jails-12-chinese-illegal-fishing
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    At least 11 dead as Typhoon Rammasun cuts across the Philippines

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 06:02pm by AFP

    ... when a house wall collapsed in Lucena City in Quezon province south of the capital. The Philippine Stock Exchange and Philippine Dealing System, used for foreign exchange trading, were both ... there was minimal damage in Manila but staff were trying to rescue people trapped by fallen debris in Batangas City to the south where two people were electrocuted. “We have not received reports of major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554840/philippines-braces-typhoon-rammasun-strongest-storm-deadly-haiyan
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... armed with machetes wander through a vast prison without walls in one of the Philippines' most beautiful islands, a unique approach to reforming criminals. Two token guards with shotguns ... 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 ...

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

    ‘Amerasian’ children of war face poverty and stigma in Philippines

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... of its "pivot" to Asia. Clark Air Base in Angeles city and the Subic naval base in nearby Olongapo- about two hours' drive north of Manila- were vital Pacific operations ... to a study by the Philippine Amerasian Research Centre in Angeles city, there were believed to be at least 50,000 children born to US fathers when the bases closed. They were brought up ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541236/amerasian-children-war-face-poverty-and-stigma-philippines
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... power" uprising, and Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada, a son of former president and Manila City mayor Joseph Estrada. The elder Estrada was ousted in 2001 and convicted of plunder six years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536798/philippine-senator-arrested-massive-corruption-case
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Eight women padlocked in Manila warehouse die in blaze

    Posted May 30th 2014, 07:35pm by AFP

    ... Arizapa, said neighbours saw the women leaping from the roof. “We could also hear people screaming for help inside but we could not help them because the wall was too high,” he said. The women were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1522034/eight-women-locked-building-die-philippine-fire
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aby Sayyaf leader Khair Mundos captured in slum near Manila airport

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

    ... moved to the capital to avoid pursuit in the south, but he would not disclose how long the militant had been hiding in the city. "It was getting too hot [in the south] so he came here while ... of murder. However Mundos was among dozens of the militants who escaped from the Kidapawan City prison in Mindanao in February 2007. During the daring break, Muslim insurgents using grenade launchers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530095/philippines-captures-top-al-qaeda-linked-militant
  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

    ... there in what remains of their house- a tarpaulin roof strung between two broken walls. "I want to restart our lives there," he said while visiting the Social Welfare Department, where he ... while 165 others are still being constructed. More than 5,000 people still live in evacuation centres and tent cities, while nearly 20,000 more live in bunkhouses that serve as transitional ...

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

    Philippines arrests Muslim rebel over killing of US troops

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

    ... on Sunday morning outside the town of Indanan on the island, said Benjamin Magalong, head of a police criminal investigation and detection group. “Mahang was escorted to Zamboanga City, where he ...

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

    Five dead in Philippine motorbike ‘shooting spree’

    Posted May 11th 2014, 03:20pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Roldante Sarmiento, deputy chief of the neighbourhood in Quezon City, a suburb of Manila, where the killings took place. “There were five people in four different locations. They had no connection. ... district of Quezon City, first shooting a man riding a motorcycle, then a woman waiting for a bus, Sarmiento said. They then shot dead a man and a woman on a motorcycle and lastly killed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509744/five-dead-philippine-motorbike-shooting-spree

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