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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila to auction off 700 tonnes of smuggled garlic after prices soar

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by Raissa Robles

    ... chief, said. The garlic from China arrived at the Manila port on June 13 in 24 containers. These were delivered to four local trading companies. Sevilla said nothing barred the companies from ... Garlic became a hot issue as local market prices soared to as high as 300 pesos per kg. The rise was partly blamed on the renewed anti-smuggling drive. But even legally imported garlic from China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578702/manila-auction-700-tonnes-smuggled-garlic-after-prices-soar
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine military back ex-general facing trial over disappearance of student activists

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:37pm by RIASSA ROBLES

    ... who spoke on condition of anonymity told the South China Morning Post: "Did you read AGFO's statement? A lot of us, that's how we feel. We just can't say it." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576216/philippine-military-back-ex-general-facing-trial-over-disappearance
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Protesters in Manila denounce China’s ‘bullying’ in South China Sea

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:51pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila Protesters wave cardboard missiles and banners outside China's embassy in Manila as part of a protest against Beijing's tactics in the South China Sea Some 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched to the Chinese embassy in Manila on Thursday to protest against actions they call “bullying” in the South China Sea. Carrying placards ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558229/filipino-protesters-denounce-chinas-bullying
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino says he may try to change constitution so he can run again

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... controversial move because he wanted to ensure his political reforms did not end with the conclusion of his first term in office. Nevertheless, Aquino emphasised that he had made no definite plans ... half of his term have begun to slide sharply amid a slew of corruption and political controversies. Aquino also said the constitution probably needed to be amended to limit the powers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573823/benigno-aquino-says-he-may-try-change-constitution-so-he-can-run-again
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila's peace pact with Muslim rebels in jeopardy over government changes to deal

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 09:43pm by Reuters

    ... say the law appears to have fallen victim to recent legal and political setbacks suffered by Aquino, whose approval ratings have dropped after his flagship economic stimulus fund was declared ... fingers at each other," she said. "There were difficulties in the drafting of the law but the president is not afraid to gamble his political capital for this issue." Aquino has ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567807/peace-pact-muslim-rebels-jeopardy-over-government-changes-deal
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine group protests against China's project on Spratly Islands

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:54pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in Manila Demonstrators in Manila voice anger over work on Spratly Islands Protest over China's reef project Members of a political party allied with Philippine President Benigno Aquino marked the country's Independence Day yesterday by protesting against China's moves to reclaim land on the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, where the two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1530837/philippine-group-protests-chinese-reclamation-disputed-islands
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    A dozen Chinese fishermen jailed in the Philippines for 6-12 years for poaching

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... of Asia, including Palawan, for their meat, skin and scales. In China they are considered a delicacy and to have medicinal qualities. The 12, who pleaded not guilty to all charges, are among dozens of Chinese and Vietnamese fishermen who are detained in Palawan for illegal fishing. Among the others are nine Chinese fishermen who were arrested on May 6 off Half Moon Shoal, a South China Sea ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566950/philippines-jails-12-chinese-illegal-fishing
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino faces impeachment action over economic stimulus fund

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 10:49pm by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Aquino faces impeachment threat over funds Political opponents of Philippine President Benigno Aquino have filed an impeachment complaint against him, alleging his ... create a temporary government today." Political analyst Ramon Casiple, the executive director of the Institute for Political and Electoral Reform, cast doubt on whether the impeachment would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557065/benigno-aquino-faces-impeachment-action-over-economic-stimulus-fund
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Frustration in Philippines as death toll from Typhoon Rammasun doubles

    Posted Jul 17th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... restored to the capital and surrounding areas until late today. Rammasun was last night in the South China Sea and tracking towards Hainan, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1555872/typhoon-rammasun-death-toll-doubles-38-philippines
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s approval ratings plunge to new low

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... the whip even on his own allies," said Earl Parreno, of the independent Institute for Political and Electoral Reform. "If he continues to protect allies, then it will be hard to stop ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554276/philippine-president-benigno-aquinos-approval-ratings-plunge-new-low

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