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  1. Opposition sees Arroyo's anti-terror law as way to stifle dissent

    Posted Aug 30th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Opponents of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo fear that an anti-terrorism law she is attempting to rush through Congress could be used to stifle attempts to unseat ... over Mrs Arroyo's alleged attempts to rig her re-election, the opposition had promised to back the passage of an anti-terrorism law. Now opposition lawmakers are saying the draft law could ...

  2. Security act may outlaw popular uprising

    Posted Feb 27th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... the new anti-terror law awaiting the signature of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, civil libertarians warned yesterday. The Human Security Act of 2007 was approved by Congress just days before ... to remove a sitting president, which was copied in 2001 to oust president Joseph Estrada, could soon be regarded as a 'terrorist act' because of the way the new anti-terror law is worded, ...

  3. Address unwittingly exposes policy failures

    Posted Jul 25th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... measures she urged the two houses of Congress to enact: an anti-terror law, legislation promoting the use of bio-fuel and a code to govern the nearly bankrupt educational pre-needs industry. ... of critical collaboration. Last week, Francis Pangilinan, the Senate majority floor leader who sets the calendar, announced the Senate would act on the anti-terror law and a bio-fuel law. 'We ...

  4. Red-faced police offer $730,000 for terrorists' capture

    Posted Jul 16th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... was timed to cause maximum political damage to Ms Arroyo as she signed an anti-terrorism pact with Australian Prime Minister John Howard. The government yesterday put up a five million peso ... anti-terrorism co-operation, which lasted until noon on Monday. Mr Lina pointed to an even more disturbing possibility: 'Maybe they escaped even earlier than Monday morning, but the information [on ...

  5. Terrorist jailbreak eclipses Arroyo's talks with Howard

    Posted Jul 15th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... prison yesterday, dealing an embarrassing blow to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, who was discussing anti-terrorism measures with visiting Australian Prime Minister John Howard. Fathur Rohman ... Arroyo, Mr Howard announced a new anti-terrorism accord and an aid package designed to bolster Southeast Asia's security against attack. Additional reporting by Associated Press, Agence ...

  6. Lawmakers file impeachment complaint against president

    Posted Jul 26th 2005, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... adviser. The move could paralyse Congress and derail enactment of an anti-terrorism law that Mrs Arroyo announced as one of her priorities. The complaint took media attention from Mrs Arroyo's ...

  7. Arroyo puts conscience above politics- for now

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... an anti-terror law imposing capital punishment on terrorists. Thelma Chiong, the mother of two daughters who were raped and murdered, claimed Mrs Arroyo was caving in to pressure from the European Union ...

  8. One place where the US is welcome

    Posted Feb 05th 2007, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... the nation's poorest province. And, he added: 'They have kept their word not to engage in any military exercise.' This civic-medical diplomacy was part of a new anti-terror strategy, said ...



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