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Wednesday 11 May 2011
Justin Bieber vomited during a live performance in the Philippines on Tuesday.
Saturday 07 May 2011
Hundreds of boys in a Philippine city turned today for a daylong "circumcision party" to provide a safe, free procedure for a rite of passage that most local males undergo as preteens.
Monday 02 May 2011
Monday 02 May 2011
Originally a day to commemorate the 1886 Haymarket Massacre in Chicago, in which a number of civilians demonstrating for an eight-hour working day were killed by police, May Day now witnesses rallies around the world in celebration of the international labour movement. Hundreds of thousands took to the streets around the world yesterday, including in Manila, Havana, Baghdad, Vladivostok (4), Istanbul (5), and Tunis (7).
Tuesday 19 April 2011
In response to today's CBI call for the Government to bolster the UK's attractiveness, Vince Cable claims: "The UK inward investment regime is among the most welcoming in the world." He clearly hasn't got that message across to Britain's businesses.Yesterday Bendicks said it will move production from Winchester to Germany with the loss of 84 jobs, while Orange told workers at a Darlington call centre that they would have to relocate to Manila if they wanted to keep their jobs.
Tuesday 19 April 2011
Orange has apologised to 40 UK call centre staff who were wrongly told their jobs were being outsourced to the Philippines, blaming the scare on "human error".
Friday 11 March 2011
It may be more than 20 years since the former Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos died in exile in Hawaii, but now his family are likely to be granted their wish that he be buried with honours in a cemetery in Manila reserved specially for former political leaders.
Wednesday 09 February 2011
A former Philippine military chief apparently committed suicide yesterday at his mother's grave, after facing accusations of skimming money from the army.
Wednesday 05 January 2011
Police investigating the New Year's Eve shooting of a town councillor did not have to look further than the last photograph the victim took.
Sunday 31 October 2010
A police investigation was under way today after a British woman was stabbed to death in the Philippines, sources said.
Monday 18 October 2010
Super Typhoon Megi slammed ashore along the Philippines' north-eastern coast today with ferocious winds of 140mph - the strongest cyclone to hit the country in years.
Monday 13 September 2010
As rubbish was carried from a plane that had just landed at Manila's airport, a security officer spied something moving in one of the bags. He opened it, sifted through the rubbish and found a newborn baby wrapped with tissue paper and covered in blood.
Monday 30 August 2010
Grief and anger at the killing of eight Hong Kong tourists in a bus siege in Manila spilled over yesterday at a march where demonstrators condemned the Philippines authorities for bungling the rescue operation.
Saturday 28 August 2010
China expressed outrage yesterday at the sight of the Philippine flag on the coffin of a former policeman who killed eight Hong Kong tourists, as recriminations mounted over the bungled operation to rescue hostages trapped inside a bus in Manila.
Wednesday 25 August 2010
The Philippines acknowledged "inadequacies" in handling a hostage crisis that killed eight Hong Kong tourists, as anger over the botched negotiations erupted yesterday in Hong Kong with demonstrations and harsh words.
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