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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Twelve Chinese fishermen were handed long prison terms on Tuesday for illegal fishing in the Philippines after their ship ran aground on a World ... punishable by up to 20 years in prison. The Philippine coastguard had said hundreds of dead and frozen pangolins were seized from the Chinese fishing boat. Pangolins are widely hunted in parts ...

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

    Capture of fugitive general Jovito Palparan hailed as victory for Aquino

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 10:51pm by AP

    ... in Manila. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the arrest of Palparan showed the government would "end the culture of impunity" characterised by human rights violations under Aquino's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1572365/capture-fugitive-general-jovito-palparan-hailed-victory-aquino
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Culture body blasts plan by Philippine distillery to use heroes' names to sell booze

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 03:15am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Plan to use heroes' names to sell booze blasted The Philippines' national cultural commission is objecting to a liquor company's plans to use the names of national heroes and landmarks as labels for a new line of spirits. The National Commission for Culture and the Arts, in a statement on its website, objected to plans of Destileria ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533442/culture-body-blasts-plan-philippine-distillery-use-heroes-names-sell-booze
  4. 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

    ... 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 that read “Our Soil, Our Oil” and carton missiles stamped “From Philippines with Love,” the activists said that other protests were being held in front of Chinese embassies and consulates worldwide. ...

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

    Philippine group protests against China's project on Spratly Islands

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

    ... countries are locked in a territorial dispute. About 200 members and supporters of the Akbayan Party protested peacefully at the Chinese Consulate in Manila on the 116th anniversary of Philippine ... the Philippine government released military surveillance photos of Chinese land reclamation on Johnson South Reef, which is part of the Spratlys and claimed by Manila. Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert ...

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

    Philippines arrests Muslim rebel over killing of US troops

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:30pm by Reuters

    ... troops in fighting the small but violent Abu Sayyaf group. The group carries out extortions and kidnappings for ransom. The militants are holding hostage three Chinese, two Germans, a Japanese, a Swiss and a Dutch national. They recently freed a Chinese woman and a Filipino resort worker. A team of policemen and soldiers surprised Miraji Bairullah, also known as Mahang, in his hideout ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523827/philippines-arrests-muslim-rebel-over-killing-us-troops
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines, US start annual war games focusing on threats in South China Sea

    Posted May 05th 2014, 06:11pm by Reuters

    ... and stability in the region. Balikatan this year, with its focus on maritime security, strongly supports our capabilities to address these challenges.” Asked about the exercises, Chinese Foreign ... Shoal in the South China Sea. Chinese coastguard ships have set up a blockade around the shoal. Nearly 5,500 American and Filipino troops are taking part in the two-week drills in different ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1505076/philippines-us-start-annual-war-games-focusing-threats-south-china-sea
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    15 dead in Philippines after clashes with Islamic militants

    Posted Apr 30th 2014, 12:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... history, including kidnappings of foreigners and locals who are then held for ransom. The group is suspected of abducting a female Chinese tourist and a Filipina resort worker from the neighbouring Malaysian island of Sabah this month. The Malaysian government said the kidnappers had demanded 36.4 million ringgit (HK$6.34 million) for the release of the Chinese woman. But the whereabouts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1500616/15-dead-philippines-after-clashes-islamic-militants
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Death toll in Philippine assault on militants rises to 26

    Posted May 01st 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... The group is suspected of abducting a female Chinese tourist and a Filipina resort worker from the neighbouring Malaysian island of Sabah in April. The Malaysian government said the kidnappers had demanded 36.4 million ringgit (HK$87.2 million) for the release of the Chinese woman. But the whereabouts of the two women are not known. On April 11, the military launched an operation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1501576/death-toll-philippine-assault-militants-rises-26
  10. 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

    ... arts and culture writer John Silva: “Convicted plunderer and pardoned Joseph Estrada is at the presidential table in the state dinner for President Obama. How screwy is that? Why don’t you just ...

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

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