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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Baby Jennalyn becomes 100,000,000th Philippine citizen (and sleeps through celebrations)

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 02:35pm by AFP

    ... should take advantage of and a challenge we recognise," said Juan Antonio Perez, executive director of the official Commission on Population. Watch: Philippines welcomes 100 millionth baby ... to family planning to an additional two to three million women. Meanwhile, Father Melvin Castro, head of the commission on family and life of the country's Catholic bishops, was quoted ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560429/one-hundred-million-philippines-welcomes-birth-100-millionth-citizen
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino faces impeachment action over economic stimulus fund

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

    ... or approve funding requests from the legislative branch and the Commission of Audit, a constitutionally independent body. However, Aquino filed an appeal on Friday. He said he was empowered to set up ...

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

    'I am a thief': Mayor forces man who stole fish to wear sign taped to his shirt

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... at and taunted the bound man, forcing him to kneel in front of a fishmonger to ask for her forgiveness. "There is a clear, gross violation of human rights here," said Commission on Human Rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1441375/i-am-thief-mayor-forces-man-who-stole-fish-wear-sign-taped-his-shirt
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines police tortured suspects, says human rights official

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 04:11am by Raissa Robles

    ... Manny Pacquiao, human rights officials said yesterday. Edgar De Luna, special investigator for the Philippine Commission on Human Rights, said the group had discovered a wheel hanging from ... "It's horrible," Loretta Ann Rosales, the commission's chairwoman, said. "They do it for fun. It's like a game for entertainment. We're trying to correct this mindset ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1416126/philippines-police-tortured-suspects-says-human-rights-official
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino sisters freed from eight months of captivity

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 03:20pm by AP

    ... Sayyaf militants still hold about a dozen hostages in the jungles of Sulu, including two European bird watchers who were kidnapped two years ago, Sulu military commander Colonel Jose Cenabre ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1432591/filipino-sisters-freed-eight-months-captivity
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines recovers US$29m from Marcos accounts

    Posted Feb 12th 2014, 05:19pm by Associated Press

    ... in government hands, said Andres Bautista, chairman of the Presidential Commission on Good Government, the agency in charge of recovering Marcos’ allegedly ill-gotten wealth. The government won ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1426567/philippines-recovers-us29m-marcos-accounts
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    'Ill-gotten' Imelda Marcos jewellery collection could be auctioned

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 11:35pm by AP

    ... claiming the treasures and had fought the seizure in court. Monday's judgment could still be appealed. However, the Presidential Commission on Good Government, the agency tasked by the government to go after the fabled Marcos wealth, welcomed the decision. "This is another victory for the Filipino people," commission chairman Andres Bautista said. On Monday, a US judge ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1405738/ill-gotten-imelda-marcos-jewellery-collection-could-be-auctioned
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines government and rebels could sign final peace deal in weeks

    Posted Jan 26th 2014, 03:51pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... to talk about the final wording of the comprehensive compact agreement,” he said. “Meantime, a transitional commission will have to start drafting the basic law to be sent to Congress.” He said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1414175/philippines-government-and-rebels-could-sign-final-peace-deal-weeks
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Abu Sayyaf freed Taiwanese hostage, says Philippine military

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:26am by AP

    ... right." In 2000, Abu Sayyaf gunmen crossed the porous maritime border with Malaysia in speedboats and snatched 21 European tourists and Malaysian and Filipino workers from Malaysia's Sipadan ... more than a year in jungle captivity. He was lured into one of their camps with a promise of an interview. Militants are still holding more than a dozen captives, including two European bird ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1387806/abu-sayyaf-freed-taiwanese-hostage-says-philippine-military

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