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  1. 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 ... from a local child rights group. Catherine Scerri of child rights group Bahay Tuluyan said she and her colleagues saw the foreigner at the resort with three young children aged nine to 12 who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1467863/philippine-police-accuse-italian-ambassador-human-trafficking-and-child
  2. 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
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila to defy Beijing and pursue challenge at UN over South China Sea

    Posted Mar 28th 2014, 10:34pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Manila to pursue China case at UN The Philippines said yesterday it planned to defy warnings from China and pursue a case in the United Nations challenging Beijing's claim to most of the South China Sea. Manila will file its case tomorrow, which will allow the UN arbitration tribunal to study the Philippine argument that the Chinese claim covers parts ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1459810/manila-defy-beijing-and-pursue-challenge-un-over-south-china-sea
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila calls China action in disputed South China Sea an ‘urgent threat’

    Posted Mar 11th 2014, 06:16pm by Reuters

    ... a clear and urgent threat to the rights and interests of the Philippines”. China’s coastguard ships had driven away two Philippine vessels which had tried to approach a shoal in the South China ... is therefore entitled to exercise sovereignty rights and jurisdiction in the area without the permission of other states,” the foreign ministry said. The shoal is known in China as the Ren’ai reef. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1446180/manila-calls-china-action-disputed-south-china-sea-urgent-threat
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine national grid denies claims China could shut off power

    Posted Mar 26th 2014, 03:15am by Raissa Robles

    ... "Right now, according to my source, we are potentially vulnerable to remotely controlled sabotage. When, depends on China's calculus," he said. The Department of Foreign Affairs ... Raissa Robles in Manila Firm rejects claim that Beijing could use Chinese shareholder to pull plug over maritime disputes National grid denies China can cut off power The Philippines' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1457288/philippine-national-grid-denies-claims-china-could-shut-power
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines 'rejects China deal on disputed shoal'- as China denies making any such offer

    Posted Mar 01st 2014, 03:40am by Raissa Robles, Teddy Ng

    ... will not do any trade with our territory and maritime rights and interest," Qin said. "The Philippines side wants to file arbitration against China on the issue. We are opposed ... Manila 'says no to China deal on shoal' The Philippines has rejected a Chinese offer to withdraw its ships from the Scarborough Shoal, if Manila did the same and delayed international ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1437621/philippines-rejects-china-deal-disputed-shoal-china-denies-making-any
  7. 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 ... other than shaming him," Halili added. The controversy came just days after the United States criticised the Philippines for failing to curb human rights abuses, which it said included ...

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

    Philippines condemns Beijing’s use of water cannon on fishermen in South China Sea

    Posted Feb 25th 2014, 04:11pm by Reuters in Manila

    ... Reuters in Manila Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying rebuffs Philippine calls for China to respect its sovereignty and right to fish in disputed waters of Scarborough Shoal ... economic zone, but is claimed by Beijing, which calls it Huangyan Island. It is known in the Philippines as Panatag Shoal or Bajo de Masinloc. We call on China to respect our sovereignty and rights ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1434925/philippines-condemns-beijings-use-water-cannon-fishermen-south-china-sea
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police doctoring number of media deaths, says journalists’ union

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 11:19pm by Raissa Robles

    ... The killing of Filipino journalists continues unabated despite an international outcry, journalists and human rights groups say. They say 26 journalists have lost their lives since President Benigno ... by the police and those compiled by human rights groups. By narrowing the definition, police say only 43 work-related killings are considered attacks on press freedom" from 2001 to November last ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1440513/philippine-police-doctoring-number-media-deaths-says-journalists-union
  10. 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

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