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October 8, 2001

Rio hospital cancels operations
Surgical operations at Rio de Janeiro's Clementino Fraga Filho university hospital have been reduced from more than 50 per day to just six in a state of emergency caused by strike action at the country's state universities.

Philippine students protest fees hike
Philippine student unions are protesting at 15 per cent increases in state college and university tuition fees. The government has frozen fees in the private sector.

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