Palace may declare papal visit a holiday

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Philippine Communist Rebels Announce Cease-Fires

Philippine communist rebels on Wednesday declared cease-fire periods for the Christmas holidays and for the visit of Pope Francis next month. The Communist Party of the Philippines ordered its armed wing, the New People’s Army, to halt offensives against soldiers and police on Dec. 24-26, Dec. 31-Jan. 1 and during the pope’s visit on Jan. 15-19. The military earlier this week announced a month-long read more...

Philippine Prosecutor Says a Detained US Marine Has Been Charged With …

Philippine prosecutor says a detained US Marine has been charged with murder of transgender. Article source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/philippine-prosecutor-detained-us-marine-charged-murder-transgender-27601294 read more...

Activists slam Philippine government for not halting Saudi beheading

Yemen troops kill Saudi-bound Al-Qaeda suspects dressed as women Yemeni troops shot dead five Al-Qaeda suspects disguised as women who fired at a soldier during a checkpoint… Article source: http://www.dailystar.com.lb/News/World/2014/Dec-13/280960-activists-slam-philippine-government-for-not-halting-saudi-beheading.ashx read more...

Philippine prosecutors charge US Marine with murder in transgender woman’s …

Dec. 1, 2014: Protesters hang a rainbow banner from the foot bridge near the U.S. Embassy to demand justice for the killing of Filipino transgender Jennifer Laude at the former US naval base of Subic northwest of Manila. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez) MANILA, Philippines –  Philippine government prosecutors charged a detained U.S. Marine with murder Monday in the killing of a Filipino transgender that reignite read more...

Philippines Pushes Developing Countries to Cut Their Emissions

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Coming soon: K-cops in Phl

BUSAN – South Korea gave the world K-Pop, but the Philippines may soon come up with its K-cops. President Aquino yesterday announced plans to form “Korean desks” in police stations to address crime incidents targeting South Koreans in the Philippines. Aquino discussed the matter during his bilateral meeting with South Korean President Park Geun-hye at the Westin Chosun Busan Hotel here. “President Aquino as read more...

Philippine Islamist militants free Sabah fisherman held captive for months

File photo of May 25, 2013 shows a Philippine military helicopter loaded with body bags containing bodies of soldiers killed in a clash with members of Abu Sayyaf group, preparing to take off at a military base in Patikul, December 11, 2014. — AFP picMANILA, Dec 11 — Al Qaeda-linked militants in the southern Philippines have freed a Malaysian-Chinese man they had kidnapped seven months ago, a military spokesw read more...

Philippine Islamist militants free Chinese-Malaysian captive

MANILA (Reuters) – Al Qaeda-linked militants in the southern Philippines have freed a Malaysian-Chinese man they had kidnapped seven months ago, a military spokeswoman said on Thursday, after negotiations with community leaders. Islamist Abu Sayyaf militants released the man, a trader working for a Malaysian fishing company, near the town of Indanan on the southern Philippine island of Jolo on Tuesday but read more...

Philippine Congressman Wounded, 3 Killed in Attack

A congressman from the southern Philippines was slightly wounded in an attack by gunmen Thursday that killed at least two of his bodyguards and a driver, officials said. Five other bodyguards and aides of Rep. Vicente Belmonte of southern Iligan City were wounded in the ambush in Misamis Oriental province’s Laguindingan township, local police chief Brian Inojaldo said. He said Belmonte’s group had j read more...

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