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18 Philippine troops wounded in Abu Sayyaf clash

12-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

The military launched a strike on Abu Sayyaf extremists in the southern Philippines early Friday and ongoing clashes have left at least 18 soldiers wounded, officials said. [...]
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Philippines pays tribute to Marines in China standoff

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Philippine President Benigno Aquino paid tribute Wednesday to nine Marines who stood guard over a disputed outpost in the South China Sea amid rising tensions with Beijing. [...]
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US removes Philippines from air safety blacklist

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The US Federal Aviation Administration has removed the Philippines from its air safety blacklist, Manila said Thursday, opening the door for its airlines to expand services [...]
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Philippine wants to block Facebook and Twitter for tax evasion

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Vulcan Post | 6:00 AM

The Bureau of Internal Revenue in the Philippines is the government body that deals with every Filipino’s tax affairs. Recently, it has been publicly clamping down tax [...]
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Safety Ruling Clears Philippines to Add US Flights

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | AP | 6:00 AM

American aviation authorities have cleared Philippine airlines to increase flights to the United States after safety standards improved. The US embassy in Manila said [...]
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Philippines says February exports growth at more than 3-year high

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

* Exports in February total $4.65 billion vs yr-ago $3.74 billion * Electronics shipments up 26.6 percent from yr ago MANILA, April 10 (Reuters) – The [...]
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Toyota Philippines recalls Fortuner, Hilux and Innova vehicles

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMPC) said it has recalled units of three models sold in the country from November 2004 to June 2010. TMPC said its special service campaign [...]
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Acceptance in the Philippines of reproductive health law changes on both sides of contraception debate

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | ABC | 6:00 AM

The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act, or RH law, was signed off by President Benigno Aquino in December 2012 allowing public health centres to hand out [...]
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Using the internet, a group of disabled Filipinos fight work discrimination

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | E27 | 6:00 AM

At 470 million, they would’ve beat the United States by population. But while the International Labour Organisation (ILO)’s estimated number of employable [...]
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The Philippines’ addiction to dirty coal and dirty politics

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Rappler | 6:00 AM

If there is a country that needs to aggressively fight climate injustice, it must be the Philippines. Its global carbon emissions are minimal yet it is highly vulnerable to [...]
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US to China: We will protect Philippines

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Inquirer | 6:00 AM

In a face-off between the defense chiefs of China and the US, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told his Chinese counterpart on Tuesday that his country does not have the right [...]
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New China ambassador tries to mend fences with Philippines

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Arab News | 6:00 AM

China’s new ambassador to the Philippines on Tuesday met President Benigno Aquino to try to mend relations strained by a festering territorial dispute. Zhao Jianhua, [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Ayala Land to invest $245 million in hotels-Inquirer

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Ayala Land Inc, the Philippines’ top developer, is investing around 11 billion pesos ($245.9 million) to scale up its interest in the local tourism industry with the [...]
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5500 Phl, US troops joining Balikatan next month

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | Phil Star | 6:00 AM

Amid the territorial row over the West Philippine Sea, the Balikatan exercises between the Philippines and the United States will start on May 5. Lt. Annaleah Cazcarro, [...]
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Philippines Goes Against Church and Upholds Family Planning Law

11-Apr-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

For more than 15 years, the Catholic Church in the Philippines led a successful crusade against any form of family planning laws. All that changed on Tuesday when the [...]
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