MANILA, PHILIPPINES - MAY 24: Nina Garcia, a fashion and television personality is the special guest during showcae of retail clothing company JAG at the Philippines Fashion Week Holiday 2013 at Pasay City on May 24, 2013 in Manila, Philippines.
20 pallets of various medicines from South Korea without the required permits from the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) at the Manila International Container Port (MICP) last March 8.
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Taiwan military holds drills amid row with Manila
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Taiwan rejects Manila apology for fisherman death
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