refugees in the Philippines - updates

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Philippines grants asylum to Iranian beauty queen

Nov 08, 2019 - 6:39 PM

Among the benefits is the authorization to work here

ASYLUM. Iranian beauty queen Bahareh Zare Bahari at the NAIA after learning she has been granted asylum in the Philippines. Photo courtesy of Martelino Bacungan and Associates

Can we please stop the Hitler comparisons?

Dec 03, 2016 - 9:30 PM

We are better than we seem and much kinder than we appear

Amid war, Syrian PBA import proud of countrymen competing in Rio

Aug 20, 2016 - 8:28 PM

Basketball player Michael Madanly may be in the Philippines but his heart is with his fellow Syrian athletes who competed in the Rio Olympics under the first ever Refugee Team

PROUD. Syrian basketball player Michael Madanly, who plays as an Asian import in the PBA, is proud to see fellow athletes compete at the Rio Olympics. Photo from PBA Images

UN to Aquino: Save desperate Syrian refugees

Sep 19, 2015 - 9:30 AM

The UN s refugee agency asks Aquino: Can daang matuwid also be extended in offering solutions to victims of persecution outside of this country?

PATH BLOCKED. A boy pushes against a police barricade as Syrian refugees and migrants march along the highway towards the Turkish-Greek border at Edirne on September 18, 2015. Photo by Bulent Kilic/AFP

Rappler Talk: Why the PH is a safe haven for refugees

Jun 18, 2015 - 7:30 AM

The Rohingya weren t the first group of refugees to seek asylum in the Philippines

Roxas Negros campaign, Malaysia Airlines, quake response | 6PM wRap

Jun 01, 2015 - 6:18 PM

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