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Miracle baby brings cheer after typhoon devastation

Miracle baby brings cheer after typhoon devastation

Nov 11, – It was a rare piece of good news after at least 10,000 were killed and tens of thousands of residents saw their homes flattened. Cheers broke out on Monday in the typhoon-devastated airport of the city of Tacloban in the Philippines when 21-year old Emily Ortega gave birth to a baby girl. […]

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Communist rebels ambush convoy of Philippine elite police, kill 7

Communist rebels ambush convoy of Philippine elite police, kill 7

May 27, MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The members of the elite police Special Action Force were en route to a hospital for a regular medical test when the rebels, hiding in the bush along the road, detonated the explosive device and sprayed the vehicle with gunfire, said the regional police director, Chief Superintendent Rodrigo de […]

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Taiwan recalls its Philippines envoy to express “strong dissatisfaction” over fisherman’s death

Taiwan recalls its Philippines envoy to express “strong dissatisfaction” over fisherman’s death

May 15, AP – Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou (pictured above) on Wednesday froze the hiring of workers from the Philippines and recalled Taipei’s envoy to Manila. Taiwan has recalled its envoy to the Philippines and stopped issuing work visas to Filipinos to express “strong dissatisfaction” over the government in Manila’s handling of the death of […]

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