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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine rebels seize gold miners to use as 'human shields' against army troops

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:19pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Rebels seize prospectors at gold site Communist rebels seized dozens of prospectors in a remote Philippine gold-rush site and used them as "human ... it is believed around a dozen are still being held at the site. "It's a desperate move," Logico said. "They are using them as human shields. They know without the civilians ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1504254/philippine-rebels-seize-gold-miners-use-human-shields-against-army-troops
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Former Philippines' first lady Imelda Marcos, at 85, eyes return to palace

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... accused of looting state coffers and whose martial law rule was marked by human rights abuses. While the rest of the country wallowed in poverty and thousands of activists were killed or went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545085/former-philippines-first-lady-imelda-marcos-85-eyes-return-palace
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police accuse Italian ambassador of human trafficking and child abuse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:44pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Manila Italian envoy accused of child abuse Philippine police have detained a vacationing Italian ambassador and filed complaints of human trafficking and child abuse after he was allegedly found in the company of three underage boys at a resort. Police arrested Daniele Bosio, a diplomat based in Turkmenistan, at a water fun park near Manila at the weekend following a tip-off ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1467863/philippine-police-accuse-italian-ambassador-human-trafficking-and-child
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila probes diplomat charged in Canada with trafficking nanny

    Posted May 11th 2014, 06:02am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila probes trafficking case envoy The Philippine government said yesterday it was investigating one of its diplomats, charged in Canada for alleged human ... nanny's identification documents and human trafficking. It said the suspects had left the country and that the 26-year-old nanny, who worked at the couple's Ottawa home between 2009 and last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509325/manila-probes-diplomat-charged-canada-trafficking-nanny
  5. 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

    ... interests," it said. Despite its concern, the agency may have limited options. Commission spokesman Rene Napenas said he was unsure if it had the power to stop a company from using historic titles. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1533442/culture-body-blasts-plan-philippine-distillery-use-heroes-names-sell-booze
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Eight women padlocked in Manila warehouse die in blaze

    Posted May 30th 2014, 07:35pm by AFP

    ... to the warehouse when the fire started just after midnight. He said the cause of the fire was unknown but police had arrested the owner of the building, charging him with human trafficking, negligence ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1522034/eight-women-locked-building-die-philippine-fire
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines arrests Muslim rebel over killing of US troops

    Posted Jun 02nd 2014, 04:30pm by Reuters

    ... is facing multiple murder charges,” Magalong said, adding that the United States had expressed interest in the case. “He is an expert bomb-maker who trained under Jemaah Islamiyah and al-Qaeda.” He ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1523827/philippines-arrests-muslim-rebel-over-killing-us-troops
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines police tortured suspects, says human rights official

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

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Officers south of Manila spun a wheel to decide what form of violence they would use on detainees, human rights officials say Police use 'torture wheel' ... 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 ...

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

    Humans to blame for scale of devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan, say experts

    Posted Nov 12th 2013, 11:28pm by AP

    ... disaster in the Philippines, the lion's share of blame belongs to the human factor. Poverty, shoddy construction, a booming population, and perhaps to a lesser degree climate change, all ... on hurricanes SCIENTIST KERRY EMANUEL But humans probably played a bigger role than nature in the making of the catastrophe, meteorologists said. University of Miami hurricane researcher Brian McNoldy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1354758/human-factors-played-part-haiyan-tragedy-philippines-say-experts
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    US and Philippines reach deal on larger US military presence

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 04:30pm by Associated Press

    ... declared as a core interest,” he said.  ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1498296/us-and-philippines-reach-deal-larger-us-military-presence

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