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  1. Ghozi's death 'won't curb the extremists'

    Posted Oct 15th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... by Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer as 'a step forward in terms of getting terrorist organisations in Southeast Asia under control'. Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo ... from extremists in Southeast Asia, experts warned yesterday. Governments have applauded the shooting by Philippine police on Sunday of Ghozi, the leading operative of the region's main ...

  2. Return to the political fray for Philippines' rising star

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... as the man to beat after he cracked the whip at the education ministry, the largest and most graft-ridden agency in the Philippines. In 18 months, he demonstrated zero tolerance for corruption ...

  3. A 'warm spring' in relations turns chilly

    Posted Sep 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... to 'set things right'. Relations between Asia's two major powers nosedived after authorities in Tokyo arrested and detained a Chinese trawler captain whose boat collided with two ... immediately. 'Sino-Japanese relations only improved and developed after years of hard work from both sides; now severe damage has been done to this positive trend and it is entirely Japan's ...

  4. 'Ai Lin-da', the fiery foreign godmother of democracy

    Posted Feb 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and Chen Chu. Her husband, Shi Ming-te, escaped through the back porch while she telephoned foreign correspondents based in Taipei. Although the world had yet to hear of Ms Arrigo, an American, her husband and their friends, it would soon learn of the arrest of more than 100 people throughout Taiwan in the 'Meilidao Incident'. Ms Arrigo became famous as the foreign ...

  5. Philippine politician to plead guilty to drug count

    Posted Jan 01st 2011, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A well-known Philippine congressman who has been battling drug trafficking charges while held in a Hong Kong jail indicated yesterday that he would be willing to plead guilty. ... of the Philippines' Ilocos Sur province. He is also the founder of the Philippine music station Channel V. His plea indication breaks a deadlock that has existed since he first appeared in court in August. ...

  6. Philippine taxpayers 'funded death squad'

    Posted Nov 28th 2009, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... in the Philippines, especially in election season. But Monday's carnage in the southern Philippines exposed the unsavoury trend of political warlords placing their henchmen on the state payroll. Interior ... police forgot that they should defend the Republic of the Philippines, not their godfathers.' Learning from the tragedy, the government would 'identify areas where the chiefs of police ...

  7. The limit to living with a bad neighbour

    Posted Dec 10th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... year on Ms Suu Kyi and members of her National League for Democracy. At the summit, the leaders of Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand showed their concern. Malaysia has done so beforehand. ... raised a major obstacle to closer relations between Europe and Southeast Asia. Unlike the EU, the United States does not have a summit-level connection with Asean. But both the US and Europe have ...

  8. Notorious kidnapper shot dead in Philippines

    Posted Nov 21st 2003, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... Dinalupihan town, about 90km northwest of Manila. Filipino-Chinese Roberto Yap, wanted as a fugitive from justice, was mistakenly pinpointed by Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo ... relatives and neighbours,' she said. 'He's one of the most notorious criminals we have encountered,' Ms Ang-See said. Yap's case was typical of the cottage-industry nature ...

  9. Caught in Chinese tug of war

    Posted Feb 13th 2011, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... money from those accounts to banks in Taiwan and the mainland, the Philippines and Thailand. 'Some of their victims were relatives of Chinese government officials and most of them were also ... Raissa Robles The sudden deportation of 14 Taiwanese from Manila to mainland China after a month of bitter diplomatic wrangling has led to the worst row in years between the Philippines ...

  10. 11 foreign domestic helpers arrested for hawking

    Posted May 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... resident, but said he was the first to be taken into custody for assisting and encouraging hawking by foreign domestic helpers. 'Our officers have been monitoring the activities [in the park],' said Chan Man-ho, section commander of the Immigration Taskforce. He said the domestic helpers had spotters looking out for authorities. 'There had been relatively few complaints ...




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