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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Volcano spews lava in Philippines eruption

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 07:01pm by AP

    ... everything in their path. “We are praying that it would not be the worst-case scenario,” Aguas said, adding that nearly 4,000 of the 40,000 residents in his town who live within a government-declared danger zone had started to evacuate to safer areas. The volcano has erupted 50 times in the last 500 years, sometimes violently, endangering thousands of poor villagers who insist on living ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1593960/volcano-spews-lava-philippines-eruption
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    MILF rebels to form political party for self-rule in Philippines’ Muslim south

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 10:09pm by Raissa Robles

    ... the Muslim-dominated area fiscal autonomy and wider powers over natural resources. The draft comes on the anniversary of the deadly siege of Zamboanga City which Misuari staged last year to protest at the MILF ... and has since claimed tens of thousands of lives. Aquino said the Bangsamoro Basic Law would improve the lives of millions of Filipino Muslims who are among the poorest inhabitants of the largely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589614/milf-rebels-form-political-party-self-rule-philippines-muslim-south
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Survivors of Philippines ferry Maharlika II tell of monster seas

    Posted Sep 15th 2014, 04:48am by AP

    ... that if I won't make it, that God allow at least my wife to live." Rescuers, including the crew on two passing foreign vessels, plucked at least 110 survivors, including the Cabag couple, from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592591/survivors-philippines-ferry-maharlika-ii-tell-monster-seas
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines president proposes 'autonomy for minority Muslims' law

    Posted Sep 10th 2014, 03:49pm by AFP

    ... a region comprising about 10 percent of the Philippines’ land area. Aquino said this would improve the lives of millions of Filipino Muslims who are among the poorest inhabitants of the largely ... began more than 40 years ago when Marcos’s late father, Ferdinand Marcos Snr., was president. It has since claimed tens of thousands of lives. The 10,000-strong MILF is worried over delays ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1589374/philippines-president-proposes-autonomy-minority-muslims-law
  5. Property - International - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine developer Ayala Land banks on demographic dividend

    Posted Sep 11th 2014, 06:01am by Bloomberg

    ... a car." Rising remittances from the nation's 10.5 million citizens living abroad, an outsourcing industry that is expected to employ 1.3 million by 2016 and low interest rates have driven ...

    http://www.scmp.com/property/international/article/1589738/philippine-developer-ayala-land-banks-demographic-dividend
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Beijing demands full investigation of group behind Manila bomb plot

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:57pm by Alan Robles

    ... "harmless". In 2011, Pamatong, speaking as the leader of what he called the Discovery Crusade of the Philippines, declared war on China and called on Filipinos to kidnap Chinese living in the country. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585339/beijing-demands-full-investigation-group-behind-manila-bomb-plot
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... Heritage-listed coral reef, a court official said. The 12 were arrested at the Tubbataha Reef, a marine sanctuary in the western Philippines famed as a pristine dive spot, in April last year after ... for a council that helps the western province of Palawan protect its natural resources. The fishermen are still on trial for possession of protected species within the park, Alaska said, a crime ...

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

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

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

    ... in Bulacan province just outside Manila, where university students Karen Empeno and Sherlyn Cadapan went missing eight years ago. His courage saved lives … His sacrifices should be taken into account ... saved lives and protected communities. His sacrifices should be taken into account," Adan said. When asked how active military officers felt about Palparan's trial, a senior officer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576216/philippine-military-back-ex-general-facing-trial-over-disappearance
  9. 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

    ... by the government. A breakdown would risk a return to violence and a blow to hopes for an economic revival for resource-rich Mindanao island as potential investors in sectors such as agriculture and mining ... it was submitted in late April for vetting. A copy of the revised legislation showed entire sections of articles on territory, resources, and government structure had been deleted or revised. The peace ...

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

    Philippines urges its nationals out of Libya after beheading, rape

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... home. It has also barred its nationals from travelling to Libya. About 10 million Filipinos live and work abroad, many of them in the Middle East, in search of better-paying jobs. The Philippines has also ordered about 100 Filipinos living in Gaza to leave the besieged Palestinian territory as Israel presses its offensive against Hamas militants.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563346/philippines-urges-its-nationals-out-libya-after-beheading-rape

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