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  India, China support Philippines' bid to India, China support Philippines' bid to curb rice importsHindu Business LineIndia and China have supported the Philippines' request to the World Trade Organisation for continuing its import restrictions on rice in line with its food security needs. The US, Canada, Australia and Thailand, though, are playing hard ball. They ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 8:27 am
  In The Philippines, Observers Perform The IndependentIn The Philippines, Observers Perform Crucifixion Reenactment In Good Friday ...Huffington PostSAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good ...Nine crucified in Philippines for Good Friday re-enactmentThe IndependentCatholics in the Philippines re-enact Christ's crucifixionTelegraph.co.ukFilipino devotees re-enact crucifixion of ChristThe Stateall 134 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:07 am
  Dane joins in Philippines' - Jakarta Post Jakarta PostDane joins in Philippines'Jakarta PostEight Filipinos and a Dane re-enacted the death of Jesus Christ on Friday by nailing themselves to crosses before thousands of people in a gruesome annual Easter spectacle in the Philippines. The crucifixion ritual -- held every year to mark Good ...Dane joins in Philippines' bloody Easter crucifixionsThe West AustralianPhilippines' Easter crucifixons draw huge crowdsIndependent OnlinePhilippines' Easter crucifixions draw huge crowdsRapplerall 24 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 6:14 am
  Good Friday is commemorated – from euronewsGood Friday is commemorated – from Jerusalem to the PhilippineseuronewsThe Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which opened its doors to pilgrims from all over the world on Good Friday, is said by Christians to be the site of Christ's Crucifixion. In the Philippines, Catholics flagellated themselves and carried wooden crosses ...How other faiths observe Holy WeekInquirer.net10 Lenten festivals in the Philippines to experience this Holy WeekInterAksyonEaster traditions from around the worldDaily MailMonitorall 820 news articles »
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 4:21 am
  Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines Ban shark fin imports, Philippine Airlines urged after 'illegal' shipment ...South China Morning PostPhilippine Airlines is under renewed pressure to stop transporting shark fins to Hong Kong after a local green group found what it described as a “suspected illegal” shipment in Sheung Wan. About 100 groups and individuals have given their support to ...and more »
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:46 pm

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  Philippines’ Easter crucifixions draw hugeSAN FERNANDO, Philippines: Thousands of people flocked to rural fields in the Philippines yesterday to witness the gruesome […]
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:08 am
  Dane joins in Philippines' bloody EasterSan Fernando (Philippines) (AFP) - A Danish man joined eight Filipinos in re-enacting the death of Jesus Christ Friday by being nailed to crosses in a bloody annual Easter spectacle in the Philippines before thousands of surprised onlookers. But local residents were surprised to see the Dane, identified by a local tourism officer as 48-year-old filmmaker Lasse Spang Olsen, participate in an act ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 7:17 am
  Philippines' Easter crucifixons drawSAN FERNANDO, Philippines - Thousands of people flocked to rural fields in the Philippines on Friday to witness the gruesome spectacle of men being crucified in their annual Easter re-enactment of the death of Jesus Christ. The ritual, held every year to mark Good Friday in Asia's bastion of Catholicism, has been going on for decades, becoming a major tourist draw despite official disapproval ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 12:00 am
  Philippines_holy_thursday_afp.jpgThousands of people flocked to rural fields in the Philippines on Friday to witness the gruesome spectacle of men being crucified in their annual Easter re-enactment of the death of Jesus Christ. The ritual, held every year to mark Good Friday in Asia's bastion of Catholicism, has been going on for decades, becoming a major tourist draw...
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 9:47 pm
  Philippines presses bid to keep rice importThe Philippines has renewed its appeal to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to allow Manila to keep its restrictions on rice imports
Posted on 17 April 2014 | 8:19 pm

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  Airline Passengers in Philippines to beMore than 400 passengers in Philippines who shared an airline flight with an MERS infected virus were asked to check with a health department. The move was a precautionary measure to ensure none of them were infected by the man who has since been ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 4:07 am
  Philippines: Typhoons and floods 2013,Summary: This update summarizes the progress made since the allocation of Disaster Relief Emergency Fund (DREF) – and subsequently the launch of emergency appeal to support the Philippine Red Cross (PRC) in providing assistance to families affected by ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 3:27 am
  In The Philippines, Observers PerformSAN PEDRO CUTUD, Philippines (AP) — Devotees in northern Philippine villages had themselves nailed to wooded crosses to re-enact the crucifixion of Jesus Christ as thousands of local and foreign spectators watched the bloody annual rites to mark Good ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:56 am
  Philippines police support LGBTI policePolice in the Philippines are backing a legislator’s efforts to ensure there is a desk dedicated to solving crimes against LGBTI people in every police station across the country. Lawmaker Representative Sol Aragones put forward House Bill 2571 which ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:37 am
  Dane joins in Philippines' bloody EasterSan Fernando (Philippines) (AFP) - A Danish man joined eight Filipinos in re-enacting the death of Jesus Christ Friday by being nailed to crosses in a bloody annual Easter spectacle in the Philippines before thousands of surprised onlookers. The ...
Posted on 18 April 2014 | 12:22 am
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2 top terror suspects survive PhilippineTwo al-Qaida-linked Abu Sayyaf commanders, including one on the FBI's list of most-wanted terrorists, survived a Philippine military offensive that killed eight militants and led to the seizure of their jungle lair and bomb materials in the southern Philippines, the military said Tuesday.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:55 am
Boat filled with protected species hitsA Chinese boat that ran into a coral reef in the southwestern Philippines held evidence of even more environmental destruction inside: more than 10,000 kilograms (22,000 pounds) of meat from a protected species, the pangolin or scaly anteater.
Posted on 15 April 2013 | 1:01 am
Terror suspect eyed in killing of FilipinoA Southeast Asian militant is suspected of leading an ambush that killed an army intelligence officer in the southern Philippines, Philippine military officials said Wednesday, highlighting the danger still posed by foreign militants who have been on the run from U.S.-backed counterterrorist offensives.
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 4:29 am
Philippines charges crew of ship that rammedPhilippine authorities filed a poaching case and were preparing more charges against 12 detained Chinese fishermen who were aboard a vessel that ran aground in a protected coral reef.
Posted on 9 April 2013 | 12:21 am
Filipino Catholics aim to show their powerFilipino Catholic groups launched a campaign Monday to try to muster millions of votes for senatorial candidates who opposed a controversial contraceptives law passed last year and prove that the church remains a force to be reckoned with in Asia's largest Catholic nation.
Posted on 7 April 2013 | 11:58 pm