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  • Philippines Urges Citizens to Leave Ebola-Hit Africa

    Philippines Urges Citizens to Leave Ebola-Hit Africa

    The Philippines on Thursday urged hundreds of its citizens to leave Ebola-hit west African nations, as it announced anyone who returned would be placed under a 21-day quarantine.

  • Infosys to Provide Banking Software Solutions to Philippines Lender

    Infosys to Provide Banking Software Solutions to Philippines Lender

    IT services major Infosys on Tuesday said it is providing banking software solutions to Philippines-based Bank of Makati, which recently transitioned into a savings bank.

  • Lafarge, Holcim Notify European Commission About Proposed Merger

    Lafarge, Holcim Notify European Commission About Proposed Merger

    Aiming to complete their mega merger to create world's largest building material company in the first half of next year, Lafarge and Holcim have formally notified the European Commission about the amalgamation plan for regulatory approval.

  • More Indian Migrants in New Zealand

    More Indian Migrants in New Zealand

    Indian and Chinese migrants made up for the majority of the 45,000 migrants in New Zealand by the end of September, authorities said on Tuesday.

  • Hong Kong Open: S.S.P. Chowrasia Finishes Tied Fifth

    Hong Kong Open: S.S.P. Chowrasia Finishes Tied Fifth

    S.S.P. Chowrasia fired four-under 67 to score 271 while Gangjee and Randhawa carded 66 and 72 in the final round to end with score of 274 at the Hong Kong Golf Club which saw a new champion in Hend, who beat Philippines' Angelo Que in a playoff after...

  • US to Cooperate in Probe Over Murder of Filipino Transgender

    US to Cooperate in Probe Over Murder of Filipino Transgender

    The United States said on Saturday it would cooperate with a Philippine prosecutor's effort to question a murder suspect and four other US Marines over the killing of a transgender Filipino sex worker.

  • Philippines Militants Free Two Kidnapped Germans

    Philippines Militants Free Two Kidnapped Germans

    Two Germans freed after being held for six months in the southern Philippines by a militant group that threatened to behead one of them if ransom was not paid were flown to Manila on Saturday under the care of their embassy, a Philippine military spo...

  • Hostages Arrive at German Embassy After Philippine Ordeal

    Hostages Arrive at German Embassy After Philippine Ordeal

    Two Germans kidnapped by Islamic militants in the Philippines are safely back at their Manila embassy, officials said Saturday after a harrowing six-month ordeal in which they endured threats of beheading and seemingly routine cruelty.

  • Philippine Militants Holding German Hostages Say May Extend Deadline

    Philippine Militants Holding German Hostages Say May Extend Deadline

    Islamist militants in the southern Philippines have said they are willing to extend Friday's deadline to execute one of two German hostages by two hours if they receive word that ransom will be paid.

  • Philippines Steps Up Army Patrols on Island Where Germans Held

    Philippines Steps Up Army Patrols on Island Where Germans Held

    The Philippines on Thursday stepped up army patrols in the jungles of the southern island of Jolo where al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants are holding two Germans captive and are threatening to kill one of them.

  • Two Swiss Nationals Shot Dead in Philippines: Police

    Two Swiss Nationals Shot Dead in Philippines: Police

    Two Swiss nationals have been shot dead in a southern Philippine resort town, police said on Monday.

  • Asian Games: Calls for Rule Change After Boxing Storm

    Asian Games: Calls for Rule Change After Boxing Storm

    Boxers from the Philippines, India and Mongolia all claimed they were the victims of scoring that favoured the South Korean boxers for being hosts of the games in Incheon.

  • Asian Games: Shin Jong-Hun Claims First Boxing Gold for South Korea

    Asian Games: Shin Jong-Hun Claims First Boxing Gold for South Korea

    Shin Jong-Hun, a highly controversial winner over Mark Anthony Barriga of the Philippines in Thursday's semi-final, dominated Kazakhstan's Birzhan Zhakypov in an energetic display leaving no doubts about the judging.

  • German Captives Plead to be Set Free in Southern Philippines

    German Captives Plead to be Set Free in Southern Philippines

    Two Germans being held by an Islamist group in the southern Philippines appealed to the Philippine and German governments to secure their release through a message on local radio on Monday, days after the militants threatened to kill them.

  • Philippines, US Launch Joint Exercises Near China-Claimed Waters

    Philippines, US Launch Joint Exercises Near China-Claimed Waters

    Thousands of Philippine and US marines on Monday began military exercises close to flashpoints in the South China Sea, where Beijing is engaged in a bitter territorial with its neighbours.

  • Philippine Muslim Rebels Start Difficult Disarming Process

    Philippine Muslim Rebels Start Difficult Disarming Process

    The difficult process of disarming Philippine Muslim rebels after a decades-long insurgency has started, negotiators said Sunday, with the decommissioning of a first batch of firearms expected before year-end.

  • Asian Games: Indian Boxer Akhil Kumar Bows Out

    Asian Games: Indian Boxer Akhil Kumar Bows Out

    Akhil Kumar went down? against Charly Suarez of the Philippines in the quarter-finals of the men's light weight (60kg) division in the Asian Games.

  • Islamic State 'Brand' Gains Ground Among Asian Militants

     Islamic State 'Brand' Gains Ground Among Asian Militants

    A threat by Philippine militants to kill a German hostage in a show of solidarity with Islamic State is the latest sign that the Middle East group's brand of radicalism is winning recruits in Asia and posing a growing security risk in the region.

  • Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten to Kill German Captives

    Philippine Islamist Militants Threaten to Kill German Captives

    Al-Qaeda linked militants in the southern Philippines have threatened to kill two Germans hostages they have been holding since April unless Germany stops supporting U.S. action against Islamic State militants, the SITE monitoring service said.

  • Mall Pulls Out 'Rape' Shirt After Online Outrage

    Mall Pulls Out 'Rape' Shirt After Online Outrage

    The Philippines' biggest mall operator said on Tuesday it had withdrawn from its shelves a T-shirt that made fun of rape, following a social media outrage.

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