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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

    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 ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines to accuse police and soldiers in killings of 13 at checkpoint

    Posted Mar 07th 2013, 11:58am by Associated Press in Manila

    ... evidence against the 21 police and 14 soldiers before filing the case in court. The investigation found that the killings were a plan by the police colonel who led the security force ... not able to fire their weapons, investigators said. Police corruption has long been a major problem in the Philippines, hampering the justice system and undermining confidence in authorities.   ...

  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines' Gloria Arroyo moved to intensive care

    Posted Oct 13th 2012, 12:00am by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... with urgency," Legaspi said, adding that given Arroyo's condition, she should not leave hospital for a scheduled court appearance on Monday. Legaspi said Arroyo could not be detained elsewhere, as government prosecutors want, until doctors determine that she is fit to leave the hospital. "The patient is not dischargeable at this time," she said. Arroyo is due for an initial court ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo arrested over graft

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... An anti-graft court ordered her arrest after Arroyo was charged with plunder for allegedly stealing 366 million pesos (HK$68 million) in state lottery funds meant for charity programmes, and spending ... a court order on whether she should remain detained at the hospital, in a regular jail or in another government facility. The ex-president, who wears a neck brace because of a bone disease, ...



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