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12 min ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

Outspoken pastor protects poor Filipinos

The Rev. Robert Reyes, a Catholic priest, jogs with supporters Feb. 20 at a protest against the demolition of an informal settlers community where a shopping mall is planned in Quezon, Philippines.

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Related Topix: Roman Catholic Church, Religion, Southeast Asia, Philippines, World News, Activism, Gloria Macapagal-arroyo

4 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Security tops agenda for Obama's Philippines visit

Protesters display placards during a rally at the US Embassy against a visit of US President Barack Obama Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Manila, Philippines.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

8 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Cebu holdings to issue P5-B bonds

MANILA, Philippines Ayala-led property developer Cebu Holdings Inc. is seeking approval from the Securities and Exchange Commission to issue up to P5 billion worth of fixed rate bonds due 2021.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

12 hrs ago | US News & World Report

Day in Photos: Wrigley Field Turns 100, U.S. Soldiers in Poland, Clemency Guidelines Updated and More

Police train their fire hose at protesters as they try to force their way closer to the U.S. Embassy during a rally in Manila, Philippines, on Wednesday against President Barack Obama's upcoming visit.

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Related Topix: Fire, Philippines, US Military, US Army, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

16 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Cebu Pacific flies 3.74-M passengers in Q1

MANILA, Philippines Gokongwei-led Cebu Pacific posted a 6 percent passenger growth in the first quarter of the year on the back of seat sales and expansion.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Asia Travel, Travel, Philippines Travel

Wed Apr 23, 2014

ABS-CBN News

Hong Kong tourist arrivals seen to rise

MANILA, Philippines Tourist arrivals from Hong Kong are expected to increase further following the resolution of a long-running dispute over a hostage crisis that started in 2010.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Travel, Philippines Travel, Asia Travel

ABS-CBN News

Confused with colors of peso bills? Here's a tip

MANILA, Philippines The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas is now looking at ways to address the confusion involving the similarities on the colors of some peso bills.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News

Saipan Tribune

Two FSM fiduciaries earn AIF designation

BRIDGEVILLE, Pennsylvania -Gillian Doone, chairman of the board of trustees of the FSM Social Security Administration, and Vincent Tafileluw, vice chairman of the board of trustees, FSM Social Security Administration, have been awarded the Accredited Investment Fiduciary, or AIF, designation from the Center for Fiduciary Studies, the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Bridgeville, PA, Philippines, World News

Voice of America

President Obama's Trip to Asia

Protesters display placards during a rally at the U.S. Embassy against a visit of U.S. President Barack Obama Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in Manila, Philippines.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News

ABS-CBN News

DOTC relaxes bidding rules for LRT extension project

MANILA, Philippines The rules for the scheduled rebidding of the P65 billion Light Rail Transit-Line 1 Cavite extension project have been revised to attract more bidders, the Department of Transportation and Communications said Wednesday.

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Newsday

Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 search: Material on Australian shore examined in jet hunt

A school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines.

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Related Topix: Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Philippines, World News, Australia, Western Australia, Australia Travel, US Military, US Navy

ABS-CBN News

DTI eyes higher fines for violators of Consumer Act

MANILA, Philippines The Department of Trade and Industry is looking to amend provisions in the Consumer Protection Law to protect consumers from fraud, and price and standard irregularities.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Science / Technology, Internet

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Washington Post

Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

Health workers display placards during a rally outside the US Embassy in Manila, Philippines on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 to protest next week's four-country visit of President Barack Obama that includes the Philippines.

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ABS-CBN News

Are flower shops in Metro Manila paying the right taxes?

MANILA, Philippines With Flores de Mayo only a week away, the Bureau of Internal Revenue looked into the income tax declarations of the top 10 flower shops in Metro Manila based on a list by lifestyle guide website Spot.ph.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News

New York Daily News

Earth Day observed across the world

Get your green on! Earth Day 2014 was marked across the world on April 22, highlighting a need to conserve the planet's natural resources.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Earth Day, Philippines, World News

The Day

Philippines fire leaves hundreds homeless

A Filipino boy looks at burned houses Monday after a fire broke out at a slum area in Caloocan city, north of Manila, Philippines.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

Manila mayor off to Hong Kong to apologize

MANILA, Philippines The mayor of the Philippine capital says he is flying to Hong Kong to apologize to the family of eight Hong Kong tourists who died in a 2010 bus hostage tragedy in Manila and to offer them compensation.

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ABS-CBN News

PDIC to pay depositors of closed Lingayen rural bank

MANILA, Philippines The Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation is set to pay depositors of the closed Gulf Bank in Pangasinan starting Friday, April 25. PDIC said the servicing of the deposit insurance claims for the bank's head office will be held on April 25, 28 and 29 at the bank's premises in No.

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ABS-CBN News

How 2016 elections will affect PH business

MANILA, Philippines The entry of a new administration in 2016 will affect businesses due to policies that the new president will adopt, an expert said.

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CBS News

Why are Americans obsessed with Flight 370?

A school utility worker mops a mural depicting the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, at the Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino High School campus at Makati city east of Manila, Philippines,April 8, 2014.

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Related Topix: Philippines, World News, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft, Boeing 777, Malaysia, Australia, Portland, OR, Hollywood (Portland, OR)

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