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Philippines eyes greener Boracay, but cleanup plan unclear

MANILA, April 6 (Reuters) – The Philippines will tear down illegal structures, build a bypass to unclog traffic, convert tricycle taxis into electric vehicles and …

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Manila mulls Duterte visit – Push for standard employment contract

MANILA, April 5, (Agencies): Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte might still accept Kuwait’s invitation to visit the country to check if the conditions he had earlier …

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Airlines cut back flights as Philippine holiday hotspot prepares for closure

MANILA, April 5 (Reuters) – A decision by the Philippines to close the holiday hotspot of Boracay, which President Rodrigo Duterte has called a “cesspool”, …

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Philippines orders Jollibee to make more than 6,000 workers permanent

MANILA, April 4 (Reuters) – The Philippine government on Wednesday ordered Jollibee Foods Corp to regularize more than 6,000 workers by making them permanent, sending …

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Kuwait eyes Ethiopians amid crisis with Philippines

KUWAIT CITY, March 3, (Agencies): Kuwait will begin rehiring the services of Ethiopian domestic workers after a hiatus that lasted for years, its interior ministry …

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Philippines promotes medical tourism in Kuwait

KUWAIT CITY, April 3: The Philippines is pushing forward to be the new partner of Kuwait in providing healthcare for Kuwaitis overseas and is bent …

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Philippines starts vote recount in Marcos son’s contest for vice presidency

MANILA, April 2 (Reuters) – The Philippines on Monday began a manual recount of votes in a vice presidential election after the son and namesake …

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Filipinos mark Good Friday with crucifixion, flogging

 San Fernando, Philippines, March 30, 2018 (AFP) -Filipino zealots marked Good Friday with a bloody display of religious frenzy by having themselves nailed to …

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Filipino extremist blamed for bombings, killings surrenders

ZAMBOANGA, Philippines (AP) — A senior commander of the Abu Sayyaf extremist group blamed for bombings and kidnappings has surrendered in the south, the defense …

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Philippines says has no proof yet on rights groups links with drug lords

MANILA, March 27 (Reuters) – Philippine law enforcement agencies still have no proof yet on allegations made by two government officials that human rights groups …

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