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Philippines implementing reforms to improve air safety rating

September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the Philippines is implementing further aviation reforms in the hopes of restoring the country's air safety rating in the United States, officials said on ... Read more...

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‘US ambassador recants sex tourists remark’

October 9th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 9 (IANS) The government said Sunday that a statement by US Ambassador Harry Thomas on sex tourists coming to the Philippines, which he later recanted, would not hurt ... Read more...

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US admits that the inverted Philippines flag was a mistake

September 27th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During a recent meeting between US President Barack Obama and Southeast Asian leaders in the US an apology was submitted to Philippines for the flag issue. The ... Read more...

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Four police officers sacked over bungled hostage rescue

August 25th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 25 (DPA) Philippine police Wednesday sacked four officers who led a bungled hostage rescue operation that left eight Hong Kong tourists dead. The policemen were Inspector Santiago Pascual of the special ... Read more...

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