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National and International print media coverage*

 1.   Human trafficking law expansion OK’d. [News Story]. Malaya Business Insight. 14 November 2012.

 2.   Bicameral body boosts anti-trafficking policy. [News Story]. Business World. 13 November 2012 (PM).

 3.   Human trafficking victims rescued. [News Story]. SunStar. 13 November 2012 (PM).

 4.   PH vows to boost fight vs trafficking. [Online News Story]. Abs-CBN news.com. 12 November 2012. http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/11/12/12/ph-vows-boost-fight-vs-trafficking

5.    Gov't fight to curb human trafficking found wanting. [Top-Half Front Page News Story; Online News Story]. Malaya. 12 November 2012. http://www.malaya.com.ph/index.php/news/nation/17387-govt-fight-to-curb-human-trafficking-found-wanting

6.    100 human traffickers jailed. [Print and Online News Story]. Manila Standard Today. 12 November 2012. http://manilastandardtoday.com/2012/11/12/100-human-traffickers-jailed/

7.    Trafficking bill up in bicam body. [Print and Online News Story]. 12 November 2012. http://www.bworldonline.com/content.php?section=Nation&title=Trafficking-bill-up-in-bicam-body&id=61252

8.    'Human trafficking not declining in PHL'. [Print and Online News Story]. Business Mirror. 12 November 2012. http://businessmirror.com.ph/index.php/news/nation/2520-human-trafficking-not-declining-in-phl

9.    Underreported. [Editorial]. Philippine Star. 11 November 2012. http://www.philstar.com/opinion/2012/11/11/865311/editorial-underreported

10.  ARMM officials launch Anti-Trafficking Council. [Print and Online News Story]. Manila Bulletin. 11 November 2012. http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/380831/armm-officials-launch-antitrafficking-council#.UKGowK5g76Q

11.  De Lima: Government making steps to combat human trafficking. [Online News Story]. Sun Star. 11 November 2012. http://www.sunstar.com.ph/manila/local-news/2012/11/11/de-lima-government-making-steps-combat-human-trafficking-252787

12.  PH still a haven for human traffickers. [Top-half Front Page News Story; Online News Story]. The Manila Times. 10 November 2012. http://www.manilatimes.net/index.php/news/top-stories/35024-ph-still-a-safe-haven-for-human-traffickers

13.  UN exec: Human trafficking in Phl underreported. [Print and Online News Story]. Philippine Star. 10 November 2012. http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2012/11/10/864952/un-exec-human-trafficking-phl-underreported

14.  Human trafficking still hounding PH. [Print News Story]. Manila Bulletin. 10 November 2012.

15.  UN expert warns of unabated human smuggling in Phl. [Online News Story]. Philippine Star. 10 November 2012. http://www.philstar.com/breaking-news/2012/11/10/865032/un-expert-warns-unabated-human-smuggling-phl

16.  Philippines losing battle against human trafficking--UN envoy. [Online News Story]. InterAksyon. 10 November 2012. http://www.interaksyon.com/article/47682/philippines-losing-battle-against-human-trafficking---un-envoy

17.  Human trafficking still rampant in PHL. [Radio broadcast]. 10 November 2012, 12:35 noon. http://www.dzrh.com.ph/?p=2175

18.  UN envoy warns of human trafficking in Philippines. [Online News Story]. Philippine Daily Inquirer. 9 November 2012. http://globalnation.inquirer.net/55726/un-envoy-warns-on-human-trafficking-in-philippines

19.  PH still short of effectively combatting human trafficking--UN envoy. [Online News Story]. Philippine Daily Inquirer. 9 November 2012. http://globalnation.inquirer.net/55770/ph-still-short-of-effectively-combatting-human-trafficking-un-envoy

20.  UN envoy to PH: Address root causes of trafficking. [Online News Story]. ABS-CBN news.com. 9 November 2012. http://www.abs-cbnnews.com/nation/11/09/12/un-envoy-ph-address-root-causes-trafficking

21.  Gov't should improve data collection on human trafficking--UN Special Rapporteur. [Online News Story]. Business World Online. 9 November 2012.

22.  UN expert: Human smuggling in PHL still an alarming problem. [Online News Story]. GMA News Online. 9 November 2012. http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/281690/pinoyabroad/news/un-expert-human-smuggling-in-phl-still-an-alarming-problem

23.  UN expert warns of unabated human smuggling in Philippines. [Online News Story]. Xinhua News. 9 November 2012. http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2012-11/09/c_131963200.htm

24.  UN envoy warns on human trafficking in Philippines. [Online News Story]. Yahoo! News. 10 November 2012. http://ph.news.yahoo.com/un-envoy-warns-human-trafficking-philippines-171217529.html

25.  UN envoy warns about human trafficking in PH. [Online News Story]. Rappler.com. 9 November 2012. http://www.rappler.com/nation/15825-un-envoy-warns-on-human-trafficking-in-philippines

26.  UN: Phl underreporting trafficking cases. [Online News Story] Philippine Star. 9 November 2012.

27.  Philippines 'a mine' for human trafficking. [Online News Story]. Sun Star. 9 November 2012. http://www.sunstar.com.ph/manila/local-news/2012/11/09/philippines-mine-human-trafficking-252475

28.  PHL praised by UN for efforts to address trafficking in persons. [Online News Story]. Balita. 10 November 2012. http://balita.ph/2012/11/10/phl-praised-by-un-for-efforts-to-address-trafficking-in-persons/

29.  ARMM forms own anti-trafficking council. [Online News Story]. Mindanao Examiner. 9 November 2012. http://www.mindanaoexaminer.com/news.php?news_id=20121109090728

30.  ARMM, UNICEF, ICAT pledge commitment to support anti-human trafficking council. [Online News Story]. Zamboanga Today Online. 9 November 2012. http://www.zamboangatoday.ph/index.php/top-stories/12305-armm-unicef-icat-pledge-commitment-to-support-anti-human-trafficking-council.html

31.  UN expert: Human smuggling in PHL still an alarming problem. [Online News Story]. Human Rights Online Philippines. 9 November 2012. http://hronlineph.com/2012/11/10/in-the-news-un-expert-human-smuggling-in-phl-still-an-alarming-problem-gmanews-com/

32.   Link to story quoting the Philippine vice-president's reaction: http://www.ohchr.org/en/NewsEvents/Pages/DisplayNews.aspx?NewsID=12782&LangID=E

Binay: Statement of UN exec on trafficking unfair [News Story]. Business Mirror. 14 November 2012(PM).


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