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Philippines pushes arbitration in China sea row

By Thu, Oct 23, 2014 9:06AM UTC

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says an international arbitration Manila has initiated to challenge China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea and a proposed legally-binding “code of conduct” are the only remaining ways to settle the long-raging conflicts peacefully.

Philippine militants free 2 kidnapped Germans

By Sat, Oct 18, 2014 11:11AM UTC

A Philippine official says two Germans kidnapped for six months have been released by a militant group just hours after it had threatened to behead one if no ransom payment was made.

Philippines subpoenas US Marine murder suspect

By Sat, Oct 18, 2014 10:52AM UTC

The Philippine government has served a subpoena for a U.S. Marine accused of killing a transgender Filipino in an emotional case expected to test the country’s military ties with the United States.

Protesters demand Philippine custody of US Marine

By Tue, Oct 14, 2014 2:57PM UTC Protesters demand Philippine custody of US Marine

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Dozens of people have protested at the American Embassy in Manila and demanded that Washington hand over to the Philippine government a U.S. Marine implicated in the killing of a Filipino.

Pacquiao Watch: Manny mulls Senate bid

By Fri, Oct 10, 2014 7:51AM UTC Pacquiao Watch: Manny mulls Senate bid

So Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is still weighing his political options for 2016. Vice President Jojo Binay an audience on Monday in General Santos that he is still trying to convince the boxing icon to join his Senatorial slate in the 2016 elections. Pacquiao himself has not made public his

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