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Tag Archives: Philippines

Bid to lower criminal age in Philippines

MANILA, Jan 22, (RTRS): Senators in the Philippines on Tuesday joined activists and child protection groups in condemning a lower house move to reduce the …

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Manila arrests Chinese fugitive

Xie Haojie, center, who was arrested on Sunday in Manila in an operation coordinated with Chinese authorities, is escorted by Chinese immigration police after he …

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Employment pact for Filipino workers kicks in

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 13: The agreement on the employment of Filipino workers in Kuwait comes into force today after being ratified Deputy Prime Minister and …

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Huge crowd of Filipino Catholics gather amid terror fears

Filipino Roman Catholic devotees clamber to kiss and rub with towels the image of the Black Nazarene in a raucous procession to celebrate its feast …

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3 Filipino policemen convicted

A Philippine court found three police officers guilty on Thursday of killing a student they alleged was a drug dealer, in the first known such …

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Court orders arrest of Imelda Marcos guilty of graft

A Philippine court found former first lady Imelda Marcos guilty of graft and ordered her arrest Friday in a rare conviction among many corruption cases …

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Gunmen kill 9 in Philippines

Gunmen killed nine members of a farmers’ group who occupied part of a privately owned sugarcane plantation in a central Philippine province, police said Sunday. …

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14 dead as Philippine passenger van falls off cliff

LA TRINIDAD, Philippines (AP) – At least 14 people, mostly elderly villagers, died when the brakes of an overloaded passenger van failed while traveling on …

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Filipinos’ ‘trust’ in Duterte falls

MANILA, Sept 8, (RTRS): Public trust in Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte dropped to the lowest of his presidency, a survey showed on Saturday, although he …

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Philippine town mayor killed

A Philippine town mayor who was linked by the president to illegal drugs was fatally shot in his office Wednesday in the latest brazen attack …

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