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Child porn operation raided in Philippine school

Child porn operation raided in Philippine school

By Tue, Feb 18, 2014 3:51PM UTC Comments Off Child porn operation raided in Philippine school

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine government agents have raided an alleged Internet child porn operation based in a school and arrested its president and eight other people. Cybercrime investigation head Ronald Aguto says the suspects used a room at the Mountaintop Christian Academy in Metropolitan Manila to post images and video on the Internet for...

Power back in Philippine province with $93m bill

By Thu, Aug 01, 2013 10:41AM UTC Comments Off

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Electricity was restored Wednesday to most of a Philippine province that was entirely cut off for more than 24 hours when the national power grid operator stopped its supply due to $93 million in unpaid bills, officials said. Shops had been closed and hospitals had been running on generators since Tuesday...

Philippines, Muslim rebels expect peace pact soon

By Wed, Apr 03, 2013 5:35PM UTC Comments Off

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine officials and the largest Muslim rebel group in the country said Wednesday that they expect to conclude a peace accord as early as next month despite unresolved issues, including the delicate task of disarming the 11,000-strong guerrilla force. Government negotiator Miriam Coronel Ferrer and rebel negotiator Mohagher Iqbal of the...

Philippines: Longer brownouts for Gensan this year

By Tue, Jan 08, 2013 10:50AM UTC Comments Off Philippines: Longer brownouts for Gensan this year

GENERAL SANTOS CITY – Residents here should expect longer and more frequent brownouts as power supply from the National Power Corporation (Napocor) to the South Cotabato II Electric Cooperative (Socoteco II) could be reduced further to a mere 52 megawatts on average this year. Socoteco II technical services manager Crisanto Sotelo said they already received...

306 fishermen still missing in Philippines: A city in quiet grief

By Tue, Dec 11, 2012 2:28PM UTC Comments Off 306 fishermen still missing in Philippines: A city in quiet grief

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (December 11) – Typhoon Pablo may have spared residents here from its wrath and fury when it hit large areas in eastern Mindanao. But pain and anguish are tearing apart families and loved ones of more than 300 tuna fishermen still missing a week after the typhoon made a landfall.   Many of the...

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