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Maguindanao massacre convictions by 2016

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The Philippines is aiming to speed up convictions in the country’s worst political massacre to ensure justice amid fears the trial could drag on for years, the country’s top justice official said.

Posted: May 6th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Typhoon ‘Pablo’ reduces PH farmers to beggars

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The secluded valley that sheltered Jerry Blanco’s banana crop from communist and Muslim rebellions offered no refuge from Typhoon “Pablo” (international name Bopha), which left him destitute in seconds.

Posted: December 11th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Victims beg for food after deadly ‘Pablo’

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TWISTED steel and bare beams are all that are left of the public transportation terminal in Compostela town, which was one of the areas hardest hit by Typhoon “Pablo.” GERMELINA LACORTE

Desperate families begged for food Sunday, days after a typhoon brought death and destruction to parts of a southern Philippine island, as the storm returned to the north of the country.

Posted: December 9th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

7 dead, 50,000 flee homes as ‘Pablo’ rages

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Power goes off and several roads are rendered impassable due to fallen trees and electricity posts as Typhoon Pablo roars over Mindanao Tuesday. DENNIS JAY SANTOS/INQUIRER

Typhoon “Pablo” (international name Bopha) killed at least seven people in the Philippines on Tuesday as the strongest storm to hit the country this year forced more than 50,000 to seek refuge in emergency shelters, officials said.

Posted: December 4th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippine peace plan offers economic hope

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Joey Peneza plants palm trees on his farm in the southern Philippines with fresh optimism, buoyed by a peace pact he hopes will finally see the violence-plagued region prosper.

Posted: October 21st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MILF chief in historic peace trip

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Ahud (aka Murad) Ebrahim. FILE PHOTO/MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

The leader of the Philippines’ biggest Muslim rebel group is due to arrive in Manila on Sunday for a historic visit aimed at ending one of Asia’s longest and deadliest insurgencies.

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Philippine Muslim rebels want to keep guns

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After watching two of his brothers die during four decades of fighting in the southern Philippines, Muslim rebel Abdulhamid Ganalan feels a planned peace deal could be surrender.

Posted: October 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

MILF aims for peace plan

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MILF chief negotiator Mohagher Iqbal. AP FILE PHOTO

Muslim rebels waging a decades-long insurgency in the southern Philippines in which more than 150,000 people have died are aiming to sign a roadmap for peace this year, their chief negotiator said.

Posted: September 24th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Maguindanao massacre witnesses live in fear

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Site of the Maguindanao massacre. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Hired assassins are stalking witnesses to the Maguindanao massacre in which a political warlord allegedly led the slaughter of 57 people, victims’ relatives and a rights group said almost two years into a complex trial.

Posted: July 27th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Philippine plane crash searched for more victims, clues

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SEARCH FOR MORE VICTIMS  Civil aviation crash experts comb through the wreckage of a Manila slum on Sunday, December 11, 2011, after a cargo plane crashed into the area killing at least 13 on Saturday. Investigators hunted for more victims as well as clues over the accident.  AFP PHOTO/JAY DIRECTO

Philippine investigators Sunday combed through the smoldering wreckage of a Manila slum, hunting for more victims of a light plane crash as well as clues over the accident that left at least 13 dead.

Posted: December 11th, 2011 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Dancing Santa lifts mood in Philippine traffic jams

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Philippine traffic enforcer Ramiro Hinojas, wearing Santa Claus costume, directs traffic along a major road in Manila on December 6, 2011. Popularly known as the "dancing traffic cop", the barely five-foot Hinojas, 55, is one of thousands of traffic enforcers who struggle daily to keep Manila's notorious road traffic from moving, despite insults from some impatient motorists and health dangers posed by pollution. TED ALJIBE/AFP PHOTO

Thousands of traffic enforcers struggle grimly to keep the Philippine capital’s notoriously gridlocked roads moving every day, but Ramiro Hinojas does it with a smile and a little help from Michael Jackson.

Posted: December 11th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Metro, Central Luzon folk struggling from ‘Pedring’s’ effect

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Slum dwellers in the Philippine capital rummaged through their flattened homes Thursday as villagers on remote farms battled floods, two days after a monster typhoon killed at least 35 people.

Posted: September 29th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Fewer bites for Philippine fishermen

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MANILA, Philippines–Fisherman Rafael Mendoza spends his nights casting lines from his small motorized boat in Manila Bay with little hope of a big haul. At the age of 62, the once-rich returns of the trade that paid for his seven children’s school and college education have nearly disappeared. “There used to be plenty for everyone [...]

Posted: July 8th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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