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‘Cybersex dens’ uncovered in Philippines

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

British paedophiles are paying to watch the abuse of children in the Philippines via webcams. A BBC investigation found one British man organised the sexual abuse of five [...]
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Philippine to Stop Using Checks in Antigraft Drive

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines launched anti-corruption reforms Wednesday including cashless and checkless government transactions that President Benigno Aquino III said will improve budget [...]
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Accountants and priests can carry guns under new laws in the Philippines

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | CNN | 6:00 AM

Filipino doctors, priests, journalists and accountants will be allowed to arm themselves while at work under a controversial new gun law that takes effect in their country [...]
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Philippines web abuse ring smashed in UK-led operation

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | BBC | 6:00 AM

A paedophile ring which streamed live child abuse from the Philippines over the internet has been broken up after an operation by UK police and their counterparts in [...]
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Typhoon relief money still not sent to Philippines

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Globalnews | 6:00 AM

When Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines last November, Manitobans and Winnipeg’s Filipino community donated over $70,000 to the Philippine Canadian Centre of [...]
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Philippines stuck as Third World country

17-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Manilastandardtoday | 6:00 AM

In the late 1940s, the years immediately following World War II, the Philippines had all the makings of a country poised for sustained recovery and rapid economic growth. [...]
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Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods up to 22

Death toll from Philippine landslides, floods up to 22

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Twenty-two people have been killed and nearly 200,000 others evacuated as floods and landslides hit a southern Philippine region still recovering from a deadly 2012 typhoon, [...]
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PHILIPPINES PRESS-Car sales in 2013 hit record high – Star

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Sales of vehicle assemblers in the Philippines in 2013 rose 16 percent to 181,283 units on strong demand, the Philippine Star newspaper reported, citing data from the Chamber [...]
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Philippine disaster relief comes with a catch: more debt

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

After Typhoon Haiyan devastated the Philippines late last year, many news outlets reported that hundreds of millions of dollars had been pledged by foreign governments and [...]
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Philippine government Acquires More Marcos Jewellery

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abcnews | 6:00 AM

A Philippine court decision ordering the widow of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to relinquish more than $100,000 in jewellery is a victory for Filipinos and shows that [...]
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In Philippines, family politics muddy post-typhoon rebuild

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Csmonitor | 6:00 AM

As the government and international aid agencies begin planning for the long-term recovery of areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan, national and local politics are muddying the [...]
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Philippines seeks more US navy ships amid China threat

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

The Philippines wants to acquire two more navy ships from the United States to boost its maritime protection amid threats from China, the country’s military chief said [...]
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Cebu is back on track after disasters, aims to boost tourism with new Sinulog Festival app

16-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

After Philippines’ Cebu City got hit by an earthquake and typhoon Haiyan last year, it’s no wonder the city has experienced distraught. But Cebu quickly found its [...]
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Floods hit south Philippines; 20 dead, 13 missing

Floods hit south Philippines; 20 dead, 13 missing

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Two days of heavy rains set off floods and landslides in the southeastern Philippines, leaving at least 20 people dead, 13 missing and thousands displaced, officials said [...]
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Philippines jumps 8 notches in economic freedom index

15-Jan-2014 Intellasia | Abs-cbnnews | 6:00 AM

The Philippines jumped 8 spots to 89th in the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom, released by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. In a statement, [...]
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