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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino refuses resignation of aide over fund scandal

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 10:07pm by Reuters

    ... a cabinet meeting during the annual budget presentation. "To accept his resignation is to assign to him a wrong, and I cannot accept the notion that doing right by our people is a wrong." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552286/benigno-aquino-refuses-resignation-aide-over-fund-scandal
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Former Philippines' first lady Imelda Marcos, at 85, eyes return to palace

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... accused of looting state coffers and whose martial law rule was marked by human rights abuses. While the rest of the country wallowed in poverty and thousands of activists were killed or went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545085/former-philippines-first-lady-imelda-marcos-85-eyes-return-palace
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino explains why he denied actress national award over drug conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... and was punished for it... By making her a national artist are we putting out the right message?" Aquino told a news conference broadcast on national television. "I respect her and I recognise ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544469/aquino-explains-why-he-denied-actress-national-award-over-drug-conviction
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Large cache of smuggled exotic animals seized in Philippines

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 05:14pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Wildlife officers said on Wednesday they had seized almost 100 exotic animals and birds including cockatoos, echidnas and wallabies that had been smuggled ... for the local office of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. There must have been an order from a rich person in Manila for the animals as collector’s items Eric Gallego, Department ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1431129/large-cache-smuggled-exotic-animals-seized-philippines
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines struggle to rebuild their lives, six months on

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AP

    ...   Post-typhoon reconstruction is right on track, official in charge Panfilo Lacson says The typhoon that struck the Philippines on November 8 left 6,293 dead, 1,061 missing and about 4.1 million people ... in looting after the storm, police have returned to the streets. "We are right on track," the head of the government reconstruction efforts, Panfilo Lacson, said. Lacson and UN officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509234/survivors-super-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-struggle-rebuild-their-lives
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Guess who came to dinner: Obama's Philippines reception featured a colourful cast

    Posted Apr 29th 2014, 04:37pm by Alan Robles

    ... Ferdinand Marcos (Bongbong) Jnr, currently a senator. Near him was Senator Juan Ponce Enrile, notorious for being the elder Marcos’s right-hand man. Enrile is currently being prosecuted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1499976/guess-who-came-dinner-obamas-philippines-reception-featured-colourful-cast
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines police tortured suspects, says human rights official

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:11am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Officers south of Manila spun a wheel to decide what form of violence they would use on detainees, human rights officials say Police use 'torture wheel' ... Manny Pacquiao, human rights officials said yesterday. Edgar De Luna, special investigator for the Philippine Commission on Human Rights, said the group had discovered a wheel hanging from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1416126/philippines-police-tortured-suspects-says-human-rights-official
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police accuse Italian ambassador of human trafficking and child abuse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:44pm by AGENCIES

    ... from a local child rights group. Catherine Scerri of child rights group Bahay Tuluyan said she and her colleagues saw the foreigner at the resort with three young children aged nine to 12 who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1467863/philippine-police-accuse-italian-ambassador-human-trafficking-and-child
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino workers 'treated like animals' and kicked out of Saudi Arabia in crackdown

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 12:32pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... an amnesty for undocumented foreigners ended over the weekend. “They treated us like animals,” said domestic helper Amor Roxas, 46, who burst in tears while narrating her ordeal. She claimed Saudi police rounded them up and placed them in a crowded cell for four days before they were paraded from the immigration centre to the airport. They treated us like animals Domestic helper Amor Roxas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1347240/filipino-workers-treated-animals-and-kicked-out-saudi-arabia-crackdown
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila to defy Beijing and pursue challenge at UN over South China Sea

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... in international law," Hong told a news conference in Beijing. "We hope that the Philippine side... returns to the right track of resolving the dispute through negotiation and consultation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1459810/manila-defy-beijing-and-pursue-challenge-un-over-south-china-sea

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