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Tag Archives: Philippines

IS-inspired militants on offensive – Philippine frontrunner vow to claim Sabah angers Malaysia

MANILA, March 3, (AFP): Militants fighting in the name of the Islamic State group are escalating attacks in the southern Philippines, analysts said, deepening fears …

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Philippines probes Pacquiao for poll violations

MANILA, Feb 22, (Agencies): The Philippines’ election commission said Monday it would consider a complaint accusing boxing champion Manny Pacquiao of violating election regulations by …

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Philippines, Muslim rebels ‘fortify’ truce

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 12, (AP): Philippine government and Muslim rebels have extended the stay of international cease-fire monitors at their first meeting since their peace …

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Muslim ‘autonomy’ stalls raising fears

MANILA, Philippines, Feb 3, (AP): The Philippine Congress has run out of time to pass under the current president’s term a Muslim autonomy bill that …

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Filipinos set protest trip to disputed isles

MANILA, Jan 21, (RTRS): Filipino protesters plan a second trip to disputed islands in the South China Sea, this time staying a month, a spokeswoman …

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Philippine Airlines in first Kuwait airport touch down

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 18: Flag carrier Philippine Airlines (PAL) maiden flight to Kuwait PR 668 landed on the Kuwait International Airport at 6:55 am on …

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Manila ‘hails more’ US forces to counter China

MANILA, Jan 13, (AFP): The Philippine Supreme Court ruled Tuesday a security accord with the United States was legal, allowing more US forces into the …

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Huge Catholic parade held under heavy security in Manila

More than a million Filipino Roman Catholic devotees jammed Manila’s streets Saturday for an annual procession of a centuries-old statue of Christ that was held …

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Dead still being dug up, 2 yrs after Haiyan

 MANILA, Philippines, Nov 8, (AP): Villagers who perished when Typhoon Haiyan devastated the central Philippines two years ago continue to be dug up, including the …

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Foreigners, Filipino kidnapped in Philippines – Muslim militants demand govt to stop attacks

MANILA, Oct 14, (AP): Suspected Muslim militants have posted a video purportedly showing for the first time two Canadians, a Norwegian and a Filipino who …

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