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Jason Gutierrez

Jason Gutierrez

    Cory Aquino: From housewife to Philippines president
    Cory Aquino: From housewife to Philippines president
    Former Philippine president Corazon "Cory" Aquino, who died August 1 at the age of 76, was a reluctant leader despite guiding her nation through a...
    Emotional return for 23 Filipinos freed by Somali pirates
    Emotional return for 23 Filipinos freed by Somali pirates
    Twenty-free Philippine sailors abducted more than five months ago by Somali pirates returned home Saturday for an emotional reunion with their...
    Security chiefs cite plot to kill Philippines president
    Security chiefs cite plot to kill Philippines president
    Philippines security officials said on Thursday they had uncovered a plot by Islamic militants linked to the al-Qaeda network to assassinate...
    Hope and despair one year after Philippine mudslide
    Hope and despair one year after Philippine mudslide
    Ricardo Sibunga works tirelessly under a steady downpour, his sweat and tears mixing as he and 20 men and women race against time to finish a small...
    Philippines rushes to restore lifelines
    Philippines rushes to restore lifelines
    Workers shifted tonnes of sand and volcanic rock on Wednesday to open up vital lifelines to isolated eastern Philippines hamlets days after...
    Aid arrives for mudslide survivors
    Aid arrives for mudslide survivors
    The first foreign aid flights of food and medicines arrived on Tuesday in the eastern Philippines, where officials said devastating mudslides have...
    Four dead as typhoon slams into Philippines
    Four dead as typhoon slams into Philippines
    Typhoon Cimaron whipped a deadly trail on Monday across the northern Philippines, blowing away houses and triggering landslides and floods that...
    Civet coffee: Good to the last dropping
    Civet coffee: Good to the last dropping
    To the coffee connoisseur, apparently, it is the ultimate brew -- right to the very last dropping.
    Unicef: Bombed orphans were not Tamil Tigers
    Unicef: Bombed orphans were not Tamil Tigers
    The United Nations children's agency and Nordic truce monitors on Tuesday rejected Sri Lankan claims that dozens of children killed in an air force...
    Fate of East Timor PM hangs in balance
    Fate of East Timor PM hangs in balance
    East Timor Prime Minister Mari Alkatiri, blamed by opponents for violence that gripped the tiny nation last month, huddled with senior members of...
    East Timor political solution may take weeks
    East Timor political solution may take weeks
    A political solution to the violence in East Timor could take weeks to be hammered out, Foreign Minister Jose Ramos-Horta warned on Monday as the...
    Poor kids easy prey for rebel recruiters
    Poor kids easy prey for rebel recruiters
    Sixteen-year-old Chris Neil Sugui ponders his future as he and younger brother Mark cast their finely meshed net in the warm waters of the South...