VOA: Unequal Growth Poses Challenge for Philippines
MANILA/JAKARTA? The Philippines may surpass China to be Asia's fastest growing economy this year, but its bigger challenge is working out how to sustain and share the gains of the past five years to secure longer-term prosperity.
CNN: How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust
(CNN) About 1,200 European Jews fled to the Philippines from 1937 to 1941, escaping the throes of the Nazis only to face another bloody war under Japanese occupation. Many of the Jews came from Austria and Germany, as the anti-Semitic policies including the Nuremberg race laws intensified.
Aljazeera: Philippines mourns 44 slain officers
The Philippine president has pledged justice for the families of 44 police commandos killed during a botched anti-terror operation, that has threatened to derail a peace deal with Muslim rebels. President Benigno Aquino III promised grieving relatives on Friday that government forces would capture suspected bomb-maker Abdul Basit Usman, who escaped during Sunday's operation.
CBSNews: 8 tips to stop annoying robocalls
Many automated calls are becoming more frequent and more infuriating. Weren't they supposed to be banned? Yes,says the Better Business Bureau, but that hasn't happened in practice.