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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sting has moved the location of his "Back to Bass Tour" concert in the Philippines following a petition by environmentalists who said the original venue is owned by a conglomerate that plans to uproot 182 trees for a...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon has slammed ashore in the eastern Philippines where authorities ordered more than 100,000 people to seek shelter from heavy rains and gusts of up to 106 miles (170 kilometers) per hour. The government...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police say a dead fetus has been found in the bathroom of a plane that arrived in the Philippine capital. The gruesome discovery comes months after a woman gave birth on another flight to Manila and dumped the live...
Tags: Rape, Philippines, Sex Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice
Associated PressOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Some shut themselves inside to pray for mercy as they waited for the world's end. Others met for tearful last lunches with their children, and prepared to leave behind homes and pets as they were swept up to heaven. And across...
AP Business WriterTOKYO (AP) — A steady fall in the value of the yen is proving a godsend for exporters such as Toyota. The cheaper yen is making their products more affordable overseas. Japan's trading partners are generally pleased, too, even though the lower...
MASINLOC, Philippines — The fishermen were sailing the azure waters off the Philippine coast when Richard Caneda saw the morning sunlight glinting off a vessel "bigger than the biggest ship in the Philippine navy." Caneda could see a red Chinese...
Tags: United Nations, Fishing, Japan, Taiwan, Petroleum Industry
ReutersBy Manuel Mogato MANILA, May 14 (Reuters) - Philippine President Benigno Aquino was set on Tuesday to win unprecedented control of the two chambers of Congress after mid-term elections, raising hopes for his reforms to sustain growth, create jobs and...
Tags: Credit Ratings, Politics, Elections, Philippines, U.S. Congress
BEIRUT--Syrian rebels released four U.N. peacekeepers Sunday, five days after the Filipino troops were seized in the increasingly volatile buffer zone between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. A rebel group reportedly said the four...
ReutersBy Rosemarie Francisco BATAC, Philippines, May 10 (Reuters) - The Philippines' Imelda Marcos has a dream - to restore her family to what she sees as its rightful place in Manila's Malacanang presidential palace. But standing in the way is President...
A woman killed over the weekend in a Bay Area limousine fire was going to have a wedding on a hilltop in the Philippines, her family said. Neriza Fojas, 31, had already had a civil wedding ceremony in Las Vegas with her husband, Carlo Moya, but was...
ReutersBEIJING, April 26 (Reuters) - China accused the Philippines on Friday of trying to legalise its occupation of islands in the disputed South China Sea, repeating that Beijing would never agree to international arbitration. Frustrated with the slow pace of...
Tags: Philippines, Beijing (China), China, Arbitration, Malaysia
Reuters* Thailand warns new bird flu could spread * Taiwan airlines shares fall on flu fears * Airlines: no change in bookings to China * Govts crack down on poultry from China By Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING, April 25 (Reuters) - Several governments in Asia have...
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