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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Protesters demand Philippine custody of US marine linked to murder

    Posted Oct 15th 2014, 04:42am by AP

    ... Maranan, a leader of a transgender and lesbian group. "If he remains in US custody, certainly he can escape from our justice system again. We don't want another Daniel Smith." Smith ... jail before US officials obtained custody, arguing that the Visiting Forces Agreement allowed them to hold Smith until his legal appeal was resolved. A Philippine appeals court overturned ...

  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US marine murder suspect moved to Philippines military headquarters

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 03:59am by AFP

    ... seen with her, police said. Under a Visiting Forces Agreement, Filipino courts have jurisdiction over cases involving US soldiers accused of crimes committed in the Philippines. ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine Supreme Court partially voids Aquino's stimulus package

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

    ... Bloomberg Top court partially voids stimulus package The Philippine Supreme Court yesterday voided parts of President Benigno Aquino's 144 billion peso (HK$25.54 billion) stimulus package in a landmark ruling that may leave him open to lawsuits seeking his impeachment. The court declared as illegal some parts of the president's Disbursement Acceleration Program, which ...

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    Manila halts work in disputed South China Sea

    Posted Oct 04th 2014, 04:39am by Reuters

    ... Gazmin told senators looking into a defence budget of 141 billion pesos (HK$24.4 billion). The Philippines, a close US ally, has brought a case to the UN arbitral court in The Hague, seeking ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police chief urged to resign over graft allegations

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 10:36pm by AFP

    ... to fix the system, there are those who lost their rackets, money and livelihood. Naturally, they would want to destroy us," Purisima said. President Benigno Aquino appointed Purisima ...

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    Chinese charged in Philippines with possession of drugs worth HK$1.2b

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:54am by James Griffiths

    ... by police as Jason Lee, Willy Yap and Near Tan from Xiamen and Ying Huang from Fujian. They underwent questioning accompanied by a state-provided defence lawyer on Monday. Last month, a court ...

  7. 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 United Nations System stands ready to support (it)." The UN backing effectively sidelines a separate rebel group, the Moro National Liberation Front faction of Nur Misuari, who in 1996 ...

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    Manila protest against 'pork barrel' funds and second term for Aquino

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... park yesterday to denounce the "pork barrel" system of government funding which they blame for spreading corruption. Organisers said almost 20,000 people joined the rally, ... church leader said. Many of the protesters at the rally used the issue to attack President Benigno Aquino, whom they accused of abetting the pork barrel system and of seeking a second term ...

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

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

    ... justice and the administration of President Benigno Aquino. Retired Major General Jovito Palparan, who had been on the run since December 2011, was arraigned yesterday in a civilian court ... FORMER MILITARY HEAD EDILBERTO ADAN A sick-looking Palparan, 64, kept silent, prompting the court to enter a "not guilty" plea on his behalf for the abduction and disappearance ...

  10. 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

    ... of the Supreme Court, which recently ruled that Aquino's main budget stimulus programme was illegal. "Before all these things happened, I was closed to (constitutional change). I admit that. But now, I'm seriously rethinking things," Aquino said, in reference to the court's budget ruling. He complained the Supreme Court now had the power to overrule Congress ...




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