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Voice of America

Voice of America
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 03:00:55 -0800

Philippine women who said they were detained and used as sex slaves by the Japanese military during World War Two are demanding that President Benigno Aquino raise their plight during the state visit next week of Japan's imperial couple. For more than ...

The Irrawaddy News Magazine

The Irrawaddy News Magazine
Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:30:00 -0800

About 1,000 Philippine women were forced into prostitution by Japanese troops during World War II. The protesting comfort women belonged to a group called “Malaya Lolas,” or freed grandmothers. There was no immediate comment from the foreign ministry ...

Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 13:56:15 -0800

The Philippine government has taken a serious step backward in its obligation to protect maternal health, reduce infant mortality, and prevent the spread of HIV. An NGO health worker holds contraceptive pills during a family planning session with ...

International Business Times

International Business Times
Mon, 25 Jan 2016 19:44:29 -0800

Lila Pilipina, an organization dedicated to the so-called "comfort women" issue, estimates 1,000 Philippine women were made sex slaves in World War II, when Japan occupied the Philippines from 1942 to 1945, according to Rappler. About 70 known victims ...

World Tribune

World Tribune
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 12:43:34 -0800

Another is that tens of thousands of comfort women were rounded up in Korea whereas only a thousand or so Philippine women were forced into sexual slavery. Yet the Philippines and Korea have a history of ambivalence toward Japan that's quite striking.
BusinessWorld Online Edition
Thu, 04 Feb 2016 06:48:18 -0800

On top of this, she was also a consistent player of the Philippine Women's National Volleyball team that was sent to compete in the Southeast Asian Games and brought home silver and bronze medals in 1995, 2001, 2003, and 2005. Joining Ms. Macatangay ...
The Manila Times
Wed, 03 Feb 2016 06:11:24 -0800

Other colleges joined the research congres—University of the Philippines-Manila, Adamson University, Emilio Aguinaldo College, Lyceum of the Philippines University (Manila), Philippine Christian University, Philippine Normal University, Philippine ...


Thu, 04 Feb 2016 07:45:00 -0800

1 DMMA College of Southern Philippines (DCSP) will clash against Bracket A No. 2 Philippine Women's College (PWC) at 10 a.m. while bracket A No. 1 UM will Bracket B No. 2 battle Davao Doctors College (DDC) at 4 p.m. in the men's volleyball division.

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