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The children born after the sex tourists leave

NEWS.com.au - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
This particular area of the Philippines is known for its red-light district. Until 1991, the city was the home of Clark Air base, the largest US Air Base outside the United States of America.
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Asia's New Battlefield: The Philippines' South China Sea Moment of Truth

The National Interest Online (blog) - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
This is nothing short of a nightmare for the Philippines, which is already struggling to protect its supply lines in the Spratly chain of islands due to growing Chinese military assertiveness in contested waters.
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Why the Philippines Should Vote for Poe

Huffington Post - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Six years ago the Philippines faced a critical choice in its presidential election, and its voters ended up making the right choice.

West Point returns bell taken from Philippines church 100 years ago

Stars and Stripes - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
A massive bell that hung at a chapel at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point for decades was rung one last time Friday before being sent back to its home: the Philippines. After a ceremony and Mass at West Point's Most Holy Trinity Catholic Chapel, ...

Backgrounder: Facts about China's Ren'ai Reef, Philippines' lies on warship grounding on

Xinhua - ‎14 hours ago‎
More than 15 years have passed, and the Philippines has never acted to remove the warship from the Chinese reef on the excuse of "lack of parts".
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Canadian tourist John Ridsdel beheaded by Philippines Islamist militants

ABC Online - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
A Canadian held hostage by Islamist militants in the Philippines has been killed, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said, after Filipino authorities said they had found the head of a foreign man on a remote island.

Japan eyes deal to lease MSDF aircraft to Philippines from May

The Japan Times - ‎20 hours ago‎
Japan and the Philippines are set to clinch a deal next month on the provision of Maritime Self-Defense Force TC-90 training aircraft to the Southeast Asian country, officials of the two countries said Friday.

Jason Atherton To Open His First Restaurant In The Philippines This June 2016 -- His 'Love Letter' to His Filipina Wife

Forbes - ‎7 hours ago‎
British chef Jason Atherton's restaurant concepts have been success stories the world over. In London, his City Social, Pollen Street Social and Social Eating House all have 1 Michelin Star each.

A Snapchat journey in the Philippines

BBC News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Election fever has hit the Philippines, set to vote in a new leader next week. Heather Chen, the BBC's social media producer in Asia, is in the capital, Manila, and providing daily updates on Snapchat to cover the psychedelic sights and other election ...

Two ISIS-allied militants killed in Philippines

Rappler - ‎10 hours ago‎
MANILA, Philippines - Security forces in the southern Philippines have killed two members of a local extremist organization sympathetic to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, a police report said Saturday, April 30.

Police and military on red alert in south Philippines

gulfnews.com - ‎13 hours ago‎
Manila: The police and the military placed all forces on red alert nationwide after two political supporters died, and unidentified armed men bombed a church and seven schools in the southern Philippines ahead of the May 9 poll. “The order was given by ...
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ISIS targets Southeast Asia, possibly Philippines, as caliphate site as it loses its grip on Mideast, experts warn

ChristianToday - ‎11 hours ago‎
Patrick Skinner from New York-based security consultancy The Soufan Group (TSG) said the ISIS could transfer its base of operation to one of these four Southeast Asian countries: Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Singapore, The Straits Times ...
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La Salle shoots down Ateneo, reclaims UAAP women's volleyball crown

CNN Philippines - ‎14 hours ago‎
Metro Manila (CNN Philippines) - The La Salle Lady Spikers took home their ninth championship trophy of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) women's volleyball tournament after getting the better of rivals the Ateneo Lady ...

AFP hoists Phl flag in unoccupied Batanes islet

Philippine Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
ITBAYAT, Batanes, Philippines - The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) yesterday hoisted the Philippine flag in one of the five unoccupied islets here to support the local government's call for help to transform the islet into a resting place and ...

LOOK: Team DerBea versus Team GabRu's 'Lip Sync Battle Philippines' match

GMA News - ‎11 hours ago‎
The lip sync battle between Team Derrick Monasterio and Bea Binene versus Team Ruru Madrid and Gabbi Garcia was a tough one! Browse through this gallery to see the highlights of tonight's episode of Lip Sync Battle Philippines.

"Dad Is Gone": What Happens To Children Born After The Sex Tourists Leave

Refinery29 - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
In 2014, Swiss photographers Stéphanie Borcard and Nicolas Métraux were in the Philippines documenting the stories of women trying to leave sex work when they learned about the children many call tisoy.

One missing in Dragon Boat mishap in Philippines

The Daily Star - ‎13 hours ago‎
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Philippines and the world: Cybersecurity in numbers

Rappler - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
MANILA, Philippines - The importance of, and threats against, cybersecurity became an important issue overnight in the country due to the recent Commission on Elections data breach that resulted in personal information of about 55 million voters being ...
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