Philippines

Nov. 19, 2010


half.of.pinoys.unhappy

Andal Ampatuan Jr. (l.) is escorted to his trial at the Quezon City Regional Trial Court.  (Reuters photo)

 

MANILA — Almost half of the Philippines’ population is dissatisfied with the way the government is handling the pursuit of justice for the victims of the Nov. 23 Maguindanao massacre, the latest survey by the Social Weather Stations (SWS) showed.

Nov. 19, 2010


grenade.ammo.found

A Pasay City police bomb expert on Wednesday holds the two grenades found outside the U.S. Embassy Seafront complex along Roxas Bouelavard.  (GMANews.TV)

 

MANILA — Police disarmed a hand grenade and ammunition for a 40mm recoilless rifle found inside a clutch bag recovered in the vicinity of the U.S. Embassy’s seafront compound in Pasay City on Wednesday.

25.fingers.toes

DAGUPAN CITY — Bring your hands in front of you. Count your fingers.

Do same to your two feet. Count your toes. Twenty fingers and toes?

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A group of protesters with slogans written on their body shout slogans as they march towards the U.S. Embassy in Manila on Nov. 9 calling for the termination of the Visiting Forces Agreement.

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III chided the United States for voicing concern over the impending review of the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) but not finding time to officially alert him of supposed terror threats used to justify travel warnings to its citizens in the Philippines.

aquino.love.interest

President Benigno Aquino III has confirmed he is dating a young celebrity stylist.

YOKOHAMA, Japan — Philippine President Benigno Aquino has confirmed he is dating a young celebrity stylist, but said he is still recovering from his break-up with a local politician.

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