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Couple in Philippine killings brought to China for trial
by Oliver Teves - October 24, 2015 - 12:49am
A Chinese consular officer and her husband, who allegedly killed two other Chinese diplomats and wounded their consul-general in a Philippine city, have been taken back to China where they will be tried,...
Disaster officials advise evacuation as Typhoon 'Lando' approaches
by Oliver Teves - October 17, 2015 - 2:10am
Disaster officials advised communities in flood-prone areas of the northern Philippines to evacuate Saturday as the slow-moving Typhoon "Lando" bore down on the coast with heavy rains and high winds.
Bongbong says Filipinos care less about Marcos abuses
by Oliver Teves - October 7, 2015 - 5:08am
The son of late strongman Ferdinand Marcos said Wednesday that Filipinos are no longer concerned about human rights abuses committed under his father's rule, angering activists who said he wants people to forget...
Press group urges Philippines to protect journalists
by Oliver Teves - September 1, 2015 - 6:31am
The Committee to Protect Journalists urged Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday to act to stop attacks against the press in the country after three journalists were killed recently.
The official 'dos and donts' for the Mass crowd
by Oliver Teves - January 18, 2015 - 11:30am
With millions expected to descend on Manila's Rizal Park for the final Mass on Pope Francis' trip to the Philippines, the government has put out a public service announcement on what people should do — and...
(UPDATE) Divorce ban shows Catholic church power
by Oliver Teves - January 16, 2015 - 9:00pm
The courts did not grant Chatto Realuyo a divorce when it allowed her to end her marriage, 10 years after her husband moved out. They can't. They best they can do is say the marriage never happened.
2 men die in Catholic parade in Manila ahead of pope's visit
by Oliver Teves - January 11, 2015 - 4:43am
A raucous Roman Catholic procession in which up to a million Filipinos packed the streets of the capital for a chance to get close to a centuries-old statue of Jesus Christ left two men dead and about 1,000 hurt,...
Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea row
by Oliver Teves - October 23, 2014 - 10:41am
President Benigno Aquino III said the international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China's territorial claims in the South China Sea and a legally binding "Code of Conduct" are the only ways...
Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea row
by Oliver Teves - October 23, 2014 - 2:23am
The Philippine president said yesterday that the international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China's territorial claims in the South China Sea and a legally binding "Code of Conduct" are the only...
Philippines' hoops progress reflects sport's surge
by Oliver Teves - September 5, 2014 - 10:54am
The Philippines may have beaten only one of its five opponents and been eliminated at the group stage of the Basketball World Cup but they have won over a country that can sense the rapid progress of the sport in...
US group says Philippine death squad killed 298
by Oliver Teves - May 22, 2014 - 8:22am
A U.S.-based human rights group said Wednesday that a "death squad" targeting criminal suspects in a southern Philippine city was organized by a former mayor and was responsible for nearly 300 killings in recent...
Philippine tax collector guns for higher revenues
by Oliver Teves - March 28, 2014 - 4:57pm
The petite sharp-shooting bureaucrat in charge of getting Filipinos to pay their fair share of taxes couldn't have chosen a higher profile target: Manny Pacquiao, the world champion boxer and hero to milli...
Philippines protests China stopping troop resupply
by Oliver Teves - March 12, 2014 - 4:38am
The Chinese coast guard prevented delivery of supplies to Filipino soldiers guarding a disputed shoal in the South China Sea and an envoy rejected a Philippine protest over the interference, officials said yest...
Hague says Britain eyeing increased role in Asia
by Oliver Teves - January 31, 2014 - 1:05am
Britain is looking at increasing its involvement in Asia's economy and security but will not take sides in territorial disputes in the South China Sea involving China and its smaller neighbors, British Foreign Secretary...
1 month on, progress in Philippine typhoon zone
by Oliver Teves - December 9, 2013 - 3:13am
The government is back at work, and markets are laden with fruits, pork, fish and bread. Shredded trees are sprouting new leaves. Above all, the sounds of a city getting back on its feet fill the air: the roar of...
Pacquiao says he is borrowing to give typhoon aid
by Oliver Teves - November 27, 2013 - 4:02am
Despite returning like a hero from beating Brandon Rios over the weekend, Manny Pacquiao said yesterday he has no money to keep his promise to help typhoon victims because Philippine revenue authorities have frozen...
Taiwan willing to cancel sanctions vs Philippines
by Oliver Teves - August 8, 2013 - 10:07am
Philippine investigators recommended homicide charges Wednesday against eight coast guard personnel involved in the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman, an incident that strained ties between the neighbors and...
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