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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Five dead and 83,000 evacuated as Storm Fung-Wong hits Philippines

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 10:07am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Massive flooding as latest storm to hit the Philippines causes river in Manila to burst its banks, swamping heavily populated districts Three dead, 50,000 ... eastern districts. It was one of the worst floods to hit the sprawling metropolis of 12 million in recent years. "We're dealing with floods over a large area," Mina Marasigan, ...

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    ‘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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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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    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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    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. ...

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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 ...

  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 ...

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    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 ...

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    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 ...




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