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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino faces impeachment action over economic stimulus fund

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

    ... 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 ... 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 ...

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

    ... for party politics The Philippines' biggest Muslim rebel group, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), is set to form a political party to run the planned Bangsamoro autonomous region, ... (MILF) to form a political party that would serve as their vehicle for effective participation in electoral politics and consequently assist in their transformation from combatants to full-time ...

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

    Philippine developer Ayala Land banks on demographic dividend

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

    ... the Philippines' biggest builder, said annual profit may increase by as much as 20 per cent in the next decade as faster economic growth and rising incomes boost office, shop and housing demand. "More ... including Ayala Land were vulnerable to economic and interest rate shocks, said James Lago, head of research at PCCI Securities Brokers Corp. "Ayala Land is moving on the assumption ...

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

    Philippines president proposes 'autonomy for minority Muslims' law

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

    ... Agence France-Presse Rebels to swap arms for party politics Philippine President Benigno Aquino has sent to parliament a proposed law to grant autonomy to minority Muslims, a crucial step in his attempt to end one of Asia’s longest rebellions. The submission to Congress is seen as significant as it means Aquino and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have agreed, after months ...

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

    Beijing demands full investigation of group behind Manila bomb plot

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

    ... Chinese economic domination of the Philippines, and dismemberment of the Philippines." Guerrero and two others were arrested on Monday as they were about to place an improvised incendiary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585339/beijing-demands-full-investigation-group-behind-manila-bomb-plot
  6. 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
  7. 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 ... 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 ...

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

    Philippine Supreme Court partially voids Aquino's stimulus package

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

    ... of the Constitution at the House of Representatives," said Ramon Casiple, executive director of the Institute for Political and Electoral Reform. Aquino approved the stimulus package in October 2011. The programme ended earlier this year, having met its goal of achieving economic growth of an average 7.4 per cent gross domestic product growth in the first three quarters of last year. Several civic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544463/philippine-supreme-court-partially-voids-aquinos-stimulus-package
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... public affairs office chief Ramon Zagala told the Post yesterday. He also said the military had put reforms in place. "If you look at our record last year, we had just 11 alleged human ...

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

    Poor miss out on Philippines' economic ascent while rich get richer

    Posted Mar 05th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Although the nation is now a 'rising economic tiger', but its richest 40 families own 76pc of its wealth while 25m people lived on US$1 a day Where ... Motoo Konishi recently told a forum attended by many of Aquino's economic planning chiefs. However, economists say that despite genuine efforts from Aquino's team to create inclusive ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1177297/poor-miss-out-philippines-economic-ascent-while-rich-get-richer

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