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Philippine lawmaker sees 5-year grace period before ore export ban

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A proposed ban on exports of unprocessed metal ores from the Philippines should only take effect five years after legislation to boost mineral processing is put in place, the [...]
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Philippines’ Zamboanga siege, one year on

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

After 19 days of siege, the Philippine military declared victory in Zamboanga against fighters of the Moro National Liberation Front. But at what price? More than 300 people [...]
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Philippine committee approves bill banning mineral ore exports

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A Philippine bill seeking a halt to exports of unprocessed mineral ores has been approved at the committee stage in the lower chamber of Congress, one of two bills aimed at [...]
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Philippines’ Aquino to seek Europe’s help in China sea dispute

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino will seek European support for Philippine efforts to resolve maritime territorial disputes with China during a week-long visit to EU nations [...]
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Central Banks of Korea, Indonesia and Philippines to Set Rates

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | IB Times | 6:00 AM

The central banks of South Korea, Philippines and Indonesia are in focus in the week after the European Central Bank lowered interest rates and data highlighted unexpected [...]
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Enduring pain after Muslim rebel attack on Philippine city

Enduring pain after Muslim rebel attack on Philippine city

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of people displaced by a Muslim rebel assault on a major Philippine city are enduring squalid conditions in an evacuation camp where dozens have died, while the [...]
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Philippine Hearing of Chinese Fishermen Delayed

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

A pre-trial hearing for nine Chinese fishermen charged with poaching 555 endangered giant sea turtles at a disputed shoal in the Spratly Islands was postponed again Monday, [...]
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Aquino to meet European leaders on trade, West Philippine Sea

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | GMA News | 6:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III will meet with the leaders of four European countries next week to discuss trade relations and the Philippines’ territorial dispute with [...]
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Typhoon Haiyan: Rebuilding identities in the central Philippines

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Unhcr | 6:00 AM

Almost a year after Typhoon Haiyan cut a swath of destruction through the central Philippines, rebuilding has turned the region into one big construction site. Major [...]
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UWGB Students Rebuild Homes in the Philippines

10-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Wbay | 6:00 AM

A group of students from UW-Green Bay’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity are sharing images from what they describe as a life changing trip to the Philippines this [...]
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Philippines peacekeepers undergo new training

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Asia One | 6:00 AM

The Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are undergoing training at Camp Ziuoani in the embattled region, a week after the “great escape” of 70 of them from [...]
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Police officer is Mister International Philippines

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

This police officer, representing Tondo, won multiple awards at the finals night of the Misters of the Philippines Neil Perez, the 29-year-old police officer who represented [...]
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H&M to open first Philippine outlet next month

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | Interaksyon | 6:00 AM

Swedish retail brand H&M is set to open its first store in the Philippines at the SM Megamall Fashion Hall next month, a source said. In its website, H&M said it will [...]
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7-year-old girl murdered in Pandacan

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | ANC | 6:00 AM

A seven-year-old girl was found dead in Pandacan, Manila, Sunday morning, September 7, with no clothes on and bearing stab wounds on her body. According to the girl’s [...]
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Media summit in Philippines hopes to bolster personal encounter

09-Sep-2014 Intellasia | CNA | 6:00 AM

The Filipino bishops’ annual conference on social media, being held this month, will aim at promoting authentic encounters and at preparing for Pope Francis’ [...]
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