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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... Hundreds of thousands of US troops and civilian contractors rotated through the bases for work and holidays, giving rise to infamous red-light districts. Go-go bars and massage parlours were ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Five dead in Philippine motorbike ‘shooting spree’

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

    ... 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 ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    23 hurt as fire and blasts rock Philippines army munitions depot

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... depot near the capital's financial district yesterday, officials and witnesses said. Television footage showed uniformed soldiers carrying some of the injured on stretchers away from ... triggered explosions among munitions stored there, he added. The building is located a few minutes' drive from the Makati financial district in Manila. Detoyato said the army had ordered ...

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    Five injured in attack on Philippine church

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 03:04pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... were meeting there, police and district officials said. Four senior citizens and one passer-by were injured, said district chief Jodifer Arquiza. “It (the motive) is unlikely to be personal. ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Blast damages building in upscale Manila district

    Posted May 31st 2013, 09:52pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila A loud explosion ripped through an apartment in a busy, upscale district of the Philippine capital on Friday night, and a radio report said at least three people were killed by falling debris that hit a passing delivery van. Police said they were investigating what caused the blast in Manila’s Serendra district, a shopping and residential area ...

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    Aid group fears children sex-trafficked in Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

    Posted Jan 12th 2014, 05:23am by AFP

    ... the girls were recruited by a family friend. She said "hundreds" of women from Samar have ended up working in the red-light district of the northern city of Olongapo since 2008, when Plan ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    UN launches aid appeal as warships head to Philippines

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 08:38pm by AFP

    ... in the world this year and one of the most powerful ever recorded. Aerial photos of Samar showed whole districts of coastal towns reduced to piles of splintered wood. The official government death toll ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine quake island officials accused of aid ‘hoarding’

    Posted Oct 22nd 2013, 03:50pm by AFP

    ... and district) offices,” he said in a statement. If this is really happening, those responsible must be prosecuted for relief hoarding Mar Roxas “If this is really happening, those responsible must ... for “fair and equal” distribution among the town’s districts and villages. He rejected suggestions that the system was designed to benefit him politically, saying he is banned by law from standing ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Powerful Philippine sect shuts down Manila

    Posted Oct 14th 2013, 05:17pm by AFP

    ... Cristo (Church of Christ) in the historic district of Manila forced all schools and some government offices to close. The Supreme Court was also suspended, as were some basketball games ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police blast way into Zamboanga home of Nur Misuari

    Posted Oct 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... stored in the high-walled compound in a middle-class residential district about seven kilometres from the scene of the fighting. Investigators seized documents and "other items" from ...




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