Category: Philippines

report:-11-men-charged-over-gang-rape-and-murder-of-flight-attendant-after-new-year’s-eve-party
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Jan
2021

REPORT: 11 Men Charged Over Gang-Rape And Murder Of Flight Attendant After New Year’s Eve PartyREPORT: 11 Men Charged Over Gang-Rape And Murder Of Flight Attendant After New Year’s Eve Party

Eleven men were charged after gang-raping and murdering a Philippine Airlines flight attendant after a New Year’s Eve party, numerous sources reported. Christine Angelica Dacera, 23, was found unconscious in an empty hotel bathtub in Makati City, Philippines on New Year’s Day, the Philippine Daily Inquirer reported. Decera later died at the hospital.  Christine Angelica […]

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millions-ordered-to-evacuate-vietnam,-thousands-displaced-in-philippines-due-to-typhoon-molave
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Oct
2020

Millions Ordered To Evacuate Vietnam, Thousands Displaced In Philippines Due To Typhoon MolaveMillions Ordered To Evacuate Vietnam, Thousands Displaced In Philippines Due To Typhoon Molave

Around 1.3 million people are getting ready to evacuate Vietnam before typhoon Molave’s landfall, Reuters reported early Monday morning. Typhoon Molave departed the Philippine island of Luzon early Monday, with reported wind speeds just over 77 miles per hour and gusts reaching around 93 miles per hour, according to Reuters. Molave is expected to make […]

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Aug
2020

Terrorist Leader Suspected Of Beheading Hostages Surrenders After Arm Gets Cut OffTerrorist Leader Suspected Of Beheading Hostages Surrenders After Arm Gets Cut Off

August 14, 2020 2:28 PM ET The leader of a Philippines militant group who has been linked to a series of beheadings, surrendered and was taken into police custody Thursday after suffering a gruesome injury in battle. Abduljihad Susukan is the highest-ranking leader of Islamic rebel group Abu Sayyaf, which was designated a foreign terrorist […]

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us-efforts-to-counter-violent-extremist-groups-in-the-philippines-have-had-little-effect-on-the-presence-of-isis
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Aug
2020

US Efforts To Counter Violent Extremist Groups In The Philippines Have Had Little Effect On The Presence Of ISISUS Efforts To Counter Violent Extremist Groups In The Philippines Have Had Little Effect On The Presence Of ISIS

August 13, 2020 5:30 PM ET The Islamic State (ISIS) and other violent extremist groups continue to attack in the Philippines despite American efforts during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an inspector general report. ISIS carried out attacks across the Philippines between April and June, despite Operation Pacific Eagle – Philippines (OPE-P), which the U.S. […]

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‘if-no-one-graduates,-so-be-it’:-philippines-president-rodrigo-duterte-won’t-let-anyone-return-to-school-until-there’s-a-coronavirus-vaccine
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May
2020

‘If No One Graduates, So Be It’: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Won’t Let Anyone Return To School Until There’s A Coronavirus Vaccine‘If No One Graduates, So Be It’: Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Won’t Let Anyone Return To School Until There’s A Coronavirus Vaccine

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday that until there is a vaccine for coronavirus, no children will return to school, according to a Newsweek report. The Philippines president said during a Monday speech that “Unless I am sure that they are really safe, it’s useless to be talking about opening of classes,” Newsweek reported.  “For […]

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07

Apr
2020

Philippines Implements Social Distancing At Wet Markets Still Selling Raw Fish, Crustaceans, Pig HeadsPhilippines Implements Social Distancing At Wet Markets Still Selling Raw Fish, Crustaceans, Pig Heads

April 06, 2020 2:58 PM ET The Philippines has implemented widespread social distancing measures to stop the spread of coronavirus, including social distancing in the country’s wet markets — which are still open and selling raw food. Despite strict measures meant to shut down daily life in the Philippines to blunt the spread of coronavirus, […]

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‘shoot-them-dead’:-president-duterte-tells-police-to-kill-those-who-defy-lockdown-orders-in-the-philippines
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Apr
2020

‘Shoot Them Dead’: President Duterte Tells Police To Kill Those Who Defy Lockdown Orders In The Philippines‘Shoot Them Dead’: President Duterte Tells Police To Kill Those Who Defy Lockdown Orders In The Philippines

April 02, 2020 7:31 PM ET President Rodrigo Duterte warned residents of The Philippines that if they defy lockdown orders enacted due to the coronavirus pandemic, the police will shoot them dead, CBS News reported Thursday. “I will not hesitate. My orders are to the police and military, as well as village officials, if there […]

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12

Feb
2020

Duterte’s Military Independence from the U.S. Creates New Opportunities for ChinaDuterte’s Military Independence from the U.S. Creates New Opportunities for China

Submitted by InfoBrics, authored by Paul Antonopoulos, Research Fellow at the Center for Syncretic Studies… The Philippines officially announced the ending of the National Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) with the United States. The denial of the U.S. military’s presence will give China a chance to expand militarization of the South China Sea and severely weaken the […]

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