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  1. 11. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Francis thrills in Philippines with 'jeepney' popemobile

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis made a triumphant entrance for a mass with millions in the Philippines on Sunday aboard a "popemobile" styled after the nation's iconic, flamboyant and much-loved "jeepney" minibus.

  2. 12. news | 18 Jan 2015

    Eat, pray, shop: Philippines embraces mall worshipping

    By AFP

    » MANILA - On a recent busy evening in one of the Philippines' top malls, shoppers wandered through luxury brand shops while prostitutes sat expectantly at a bar and a priest gave a sermon at a chapel.

  3. 13. news | 17 Jan 2015

    Big business cashes in on 'Brand Pope' in Philippines

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis says he has come to the Philippines to help the poor, but the country's biggest businesses and multinationals are also cashing in with a not-so-subtle hijacking of his image.

  4. 14. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Pope rails against Philippines graft

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis on Friday demanded leaders in the graft-plagued Philippines end "scandalous social inequalities", as he called on them to show integrity and reject corruption.

  5. 15. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Big business cashes in on 'Brand Pope' in Philippines

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis says he has come to the Philippines to help the poor, but the country's biggest businesses and multinationals are also cashing in with a not-so-subtle hijacking of his image.

  6. 16. news | 16 Jan 2015

    Pope top billing in Philippines from cathedral to arena

    By AFP

    » Pope Francis will celebrate mass at a centuries-old cathedral and later meet worshippers in a stadium setting more familiar to rock stars as his trip to the Philippines gets into full swing on Friday.

  7. 17. news | 15 Jan 2015

    Pope set for chaotic Philippines visit

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis will on Thursday immerse himself in the Catholic Church's passionate and chaotic Asian heartland as he lands in the Philippines for a five-day trip that is tipped to attract a world-record papa...

  8. 18. news | 14 Jan 2015

    Muslims in Philippines march against Charlie Hebdo

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Around 1,500 people protested in one of the Philippines' main Muslim-majority cities on Wednesday against the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed, police said.

  9. 19. news | 12 Jan 2015

    Pope to travel in 'jeepney' during Philippines visit

    By AFP

    » MANILA - Pope Francis will travel in a different kind of "popemobile" during his visit to the Philippines later this week -- an open "jeepney", organisers said Monday.

  10. 20. opinion | 02 Jan 2015

    Planning for the worst reduces risk

    natural disasters

    Newspaper section: News

    » When Typhoon Hagupit made landfall in the Philippines on Dec 6, memories of Typhoon Haiyan, which killed more than 6,300 people, were fresh in people's minds. Some 227,000 families — more than a million people — wer...

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