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Tag Archives: Philippines

Philippines latest foreign country to book Trump’s DC hotel

WASHINGTON (AP) — First came Kuwait. Then Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Now it’s the Philippines’ turn. It is the latest foreign government to book rooms …

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Workers head home, look for other jobs as Boracay closes

BORACAY, Philippines (AP) — The cooks, hotel workers and other Filipinos who served tourists at the country’s most popular beach were heading home and looking …

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Philippines gives Australian nun 30 days to leave country

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Philippines on Wednesday cancelled an Australian nun’s missionary visa for engaging in political activity and gave her 30 days to …

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‘Maximum’ security as Philippines readies Boracay shutdown

Boracay, Philippines, April 24, 2018 (AFP) – Police with assault rifles patrolled entry points to Boracay island on Tuesday just days before a six-month shutdown …

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Filipino envoy summoned in protest – Security forces identify accomplices in maid extraction

MPs VENT ANGER OVER PHILIPPINE ‘VIOLATION OF SOVEREIGNTY’ KUWAIT CITY, April 21: Kuwait on Saturday summoned the Philippines’ ambassador for the second time this week …

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Philippine govt to ask court for extra time to produce drug war records

MANILA, April 20 (Reuters) – The Philippine government will ask the Supreme Court for more time to answer its order to hand over records of …

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Philippines bars EU party official critical of Duterte

Manila, Philippines, April 16, 2018 (AFP) -The Philippines has barred entry to an EU party official critical of President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drugs crackdown, in …

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Japanese man lured to Philippines for kidnapping

Manila, April 10, 2018 (AFP) -aA Japanese man has been freed after being lured to Manila and kidnapped as part of a complex plot organised …

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Philippines’ top resort island Boracay may reopen in four months

MANILA, April 11 (Reuters) – The Philippines is looking to shorten the closure period for its most popular holiday hotspot Boracay to four months from …

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Hundreds strip off for Philippine ‘underpants run’

Manila, April 8, 2018 (AFP) -Clad in underwear, loincloths, tutus or body paint, hundreds of semi-naked young people pounded the streets of Manila on Sunday …

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