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News Philippines: Fried chicken to crayfish wraps: Philippines' Jollibee eyes deals to grow

News channel or source: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-jollibee-strategy/fried-chicken-to-crayfish-wraps-philippines-jollibee-eyes-deals-to-grow-idUSKCN1BX26X
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

MANILA/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Filipino billionaire Tony Tan Caktiong, who has built Jollibee Foods Corp (JFC.PS) into a near-4,000 store purveyor of sweet-style spaghetti, burgers and fried chicken, is looking to buy existing brands in mature markets to ...

News Philippines: Big Western brands 'polluting oceans' with cheap plastic in Philippines - Gulf Times

News channel or source: http://www.gulf-times.com/story/564746/Big-Western-brands-polluting-oceans-with-cheap-pla
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Gulf TimesBig Western brands 'polluting oceans' with cheap plastic in PhilippinesGulf TimesGreenpeace said plastic waste was a particularly serious problem in “sachet economies” like the Philippines and other developing countries, where people on limited incomes are pushed to buy cheap goods in small quantities. In the Philippines, a country ...and more »

News Philippines: Mass protest in Philippines over Duterte 'dictatorship'

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-41352749
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Thousands of people in the Philippines have attended a day of protest over President Rodrigo Duterte's controversial law-and-order policies. Opponents criticised Mr Duterte's open threat to reinstate martial law and his brutal war on drugs that has killed ...

News Philippines: ODU professor gets $4.6 million to study fish in the Philippines - Virginian-Pilot

News channel or source: http://pilotonline.com/news/local/education/higher-education/odu-professor-gets-million-to-study-fish-in-the-philippines/article_026c6248-3df7-5680-8c68-4d352df66999.html
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Virginian-PilotODU professor gets $4.6 million to study fish in the PhilippinesVirginian-PilotCarpenter chose to work in the Philippines because it still has the world's highest concentration of marine species, he said. The research will be done over at least the next five years and involve three-to-four month trips to the Philippines. He'll ...

News Philippines: Thousands rally in Philippines, warn of Duterte 'dictatorship'

News channel or source: http://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/world/thousands-rally-in-philippines-warn-of-duterte-dictatorship/ar-AAsj7EY?li=BBqrFI3
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Thousands of Filipinos rallied on Thursday to denounce Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and warn of what they called an emerging dictatorship, in a major show of dissent against the controversial but hugely popular leader. Politicians, indigenous ...

News Philippines: Philippines: Town Mayor's Brother Killed in Marawi Battle - benarnews

News channel or source: http://www.benarnews.org/english/news/philippine/mayor-brother-09222017135133.html
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Philippines: Town Mayor's Brother Killed in Marawi BattlebenarnewsGovernment security forces killed the brother of a southern Philippines town mayor during a battle with Islamic State-inspired (IS) militants in Marawi, officials said Friday. Hattah Lantud, the brother of Mayor Lacson Lantud of nearby Pantao Ragat ...and more »

News Philippines: Philippines: Duterte Threatens to Kill His Own Son

News channel or source: http://hightimes.com/news/philippines-duterte-threatens-kill-son/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

It is beginning to smack a little of desperation—or at least we hope it is. Philippine President Rodirgo Duterte—whose “War on Drugs” has now reached the point of mass murder—was recently put on the hot spot when his own son was called to ...

News Philippines: Honeylet joins first spouses at UN luncheon - Philippine Star

News channel or source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/09/23/1741832/honeylet-joins-first-spouses-un-luncheon
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Philippine StarHoneylet joins first spouses at UN luncheonPhilippine StarMANILA, Philippines — President Duterte's partner, Cielito “Honeylet” Avanceña, joined Melania Trump and other presidential spouses in a luncheon on Sept. 20 hosted by the US first lady on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New ...and more »

News Philippines: Big Western brands polluting oceans with cheap plastic in Philippines: report

News channel or source: http://www.france24.com/en/20170922-big-western-brands-polluting-oceans-with-cheap-plastic-philippines-report
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Western consumer giants are polluting oceans by selling products packaged in cheap, disposable plastic to Filipinos, Greenpeace has claimed -- naming Nestle, Unilever and Procter & Gamble among the worst offenders. The environmental group ranked the ...

News Philippines: 2017 report: Philippines worst in impunity - Philippine Star

News channel or source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/09/23/1741826/2017-report-philippines-worst-impunity
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Philippine Star2017 report: Philippines worst in impunityPhilippine StarMANILA, Philippines — The Philippines has the highest level of impunity among 69 countries, according to the 2017 Global Impunity Index (GII) released by Universidad de las Americas or UNDAP in Mexico. Malacañang downplayed the index, saying it must ...and more »

News Philippines: Philippines' Duterte Promises to Kill His Own Son If Drug Rumors True

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/philippines-duterte-kill-own-son-drug-rumors-true-668990
Publication date: hursday 21 September 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has publicly vowed to have his own son killed if rumors about his involvement in drugs turned out to be true. Since taking office last year, Duterte has responded to the archipelago nation's drug crisis by waging a ...

News Philippines: Superstar speaks: Give Duterte space to run the Philippines - The Manila Times

News channel or source: http://www.manilatimes.net/superstar-speaks-give-duterte-space-run-philippines/352300/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Superstar speaks: Give Duterte space to run the PhilippinesThe Manila TimesLately in this traditional month of public oratory at the United Nations, the lady has turned her gaze to the subject of the Philippines and the big to-do about human rights. Haley placed her voice squarely on the side of President Duterte and the ...

News Philippines: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says son will be killed if involved in drugs

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/09/21/philippines-rodrigo-duterte-says-son-will-killed-involved-drugs/
Publication date: Wednesday 20 September 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said he will have his son killed if drug trafficking allegations against the younger politician are true, and that the police who carry out the hit will be protected from prosecution. Paolo Duterte, 42, this month ...

News Philippines: The Philippines vis-à-vis NKorea - The Manila Times

News channel or source: http://www.manilatimes.net/philippines-vis-vis-nkorea/352298/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

The Philippines vis-à-vis NKoreaThe Manila TimesThe Philippines is the present chairman of Asean as the organization celebrates the 50th anniversary of its founding. Our country's involvement in the Korean Peninsula has been a longstanding hallmark of Philippine foreign policy. Our expeditionary ...and more »

News Philippines: Actress goes solo to push for end to Philippines drug war

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-actress-goes-solo-to-push-for-end-to-philippines-drug-war-2017-9
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

Activist and actress Paner speaks outside the Chinese Consulate during a protest over the South China Sea disputes by different activist groups in Makati City Thomson Reuters MANILA (Reuters) - Mae Paner is a policeman-turned-assassin, a widowed Zumba ...

News Philippines: Philippines poverty shock puts tourist on fundraising mission - Otago Daily Times

News channel or source: https://www.odt.co.nz/regions/north-otago/philippines-poverty-shock-puts-tourist-fundraising-mission
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Otago Daily TimesPhilippines poverty shock puts tourist on fundraising missionOtago Daily TimesThe Rangiora man, formerly of Invercargill, is building a house in an Omarama subdivision to raise funds for his Philippines-based charity Transform A Community. Mr Steel said the build started about six months ago and was on track to be completed in ...

News Philippines: This Shell-Inspired Resort Concept in the Philippines Is Modern AF

News channel or source: http://www.highsnobiety.com/2017/09/20/nautilus-eco-resort/
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

After revealing his floating terminal concept for Seoul, Belgian ecological architect Vincent Callebaut has unveiled another design proposal in Asia, this time an eco-tourism resort located in the Philippines. Titled “Nautilus Eco-Resort,” the project ...

News Philippines: Pradera seals PAL Interclub romp - Philippine Star

News channel or source: http://www.philstar.com/sports/2017/09/23/1741866/pradera-seals-pal-interclub-romp
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Philippine StarPradera seals PAL Interclub rompPhilippine StarCEBU, Philippines — Pradera Verde Golf Club ended Manila Southwoods Masters' six-year reign in the Philippine Airlines Ladies Interclub, completing its wire-to-wire triumph with a 43-point romp on a closing 149 at the Cebu Country Club here yesterday.and more »

News Philippines: The Latest: Death toll rises to 226 from Mexico earthquake

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/latest-usgs-mexico-quake-magnitude-71-49956881
Publication date: uesday 19 September 2017

12:45 a.m. The Philippines says the powerful earthquake that rocked central Mexico has badly damaged its embassy in Mexico City, but the staffers were unhurt and there are so far no reports of casualty among the 60 members of the Filipino community in ...

News Philippines: Chooks Pilipinas impresses in win over taller Kazakhs - Philippine Star

News channel or source: http://www.philstar.com/sports/2017/09/23/1741902/chooks-pilipinas-impresses-win-over-taller-kazakhs
Publication date: Friday 22 September 2017

Philippine StarChooks Pilipinas impresses in win over taller KazakhsPhilippine StarMANILA, Philippines – Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas put up a proud performance on opening day of the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup, cutting down to size a tall BC Astana team of Kazakhstan, 73-65, at the Chenzhou Sports Center in Chenzhou, China Friday ...and more »