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  1. 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 ... Mindanao,” Aquino said after turning over the bill to congressional leaders. He called for the passage “in the soonest possible time” of the proposed law that would have MILF leaders governing ...

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

    ... Raissa Robles in Manila Muslim MILF prepares to enter electoral arena under Basic Law for self-rule area in southern Philippines now sent to Congress for approval Rebels to swap arms ... effectively ending decades of conflict in the south. President Benigno Aquino finally submitted to Congress yesterday a 122-page draft Bangsamoro Basic Law- the result of four years of hard ...

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

    Manila insists crackdown on foreign labourers doesn't target Chinese

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 04:07am by Raissa Robles

    ... and Beijing. Mison said the scheme was "our regular course of making sure that foreigners in our country would comply with immigration laws". "As it happened, they all came from one ... laws," he said. In the first quarter this year, 42 of the 168 foreigners detained in the bureau's holding facility were deported, including 24 from mainland China, seven from the US, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1590436/manila-insists-crackdown-foreign-labourers-doesnt-target-chinese
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila protest against 'pork barrel' funds and second term for Aquino

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 10:19pm by AFP

    ... despite being limited by law to only one term. "No to pork barrel. No to term extension," the placards read as protesters carried an effigy of Aquino as a pig. Aquino, who was elected ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580621/manila-protest-against-pork-barrel-funds-and-second-term-aquino
  5. 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

    ... An historic peace settlement in the southern Philippines is at risk of breaking down as Muslim rebels accuse the government of going back on its word over a proposed law to create self-rule ... seen as one of President Benigno Aquino's landmark successes. The rebels say most of the proposed law that was at the heart of the peace deal has since been revised or deleted ...

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

    A dozen Chinese fishermen jailed in the Philippines for 6-12 years for poaching

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... guilty of violating the anti-poaching provisions of a 2009 law that gave the Tubbataha Reef protected status, according to Alaska. Regional trial court judge Ambrosio de Luna also fined the fishermen US$100,000 each, while their boat was forfeited, Alaska added. They were the first foreigners to be found guilty of violating the law, according to Herminia Caabay, legal officer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1566950/philippines-jails-12-chinese-illegal-fishing
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... more than a decade of church opposition to implement a reproductive health law that provides the poor with birth control services. Perez said that the law's implementation gave access ...

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

    Listen more, condemn less, says Philippine church leader in latest sign of liberal shift

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 05:40am by AFP

    ... reach out to more people by … lowering our fences... without being judgmental or punitive." In 2012, President Benigno Aquino signed a law requiring government health centres to hand out free condoms and birth control pills, in a major defeat for the church, which fought a 15-year campaign against any form of family planning laws. The law took effect this year after the Supreme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547619/listen-more-condemn-less-says-philippine-church-leader-latest-sign-liberal
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino faces impeachment action over economic stimulus fund

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

    ... the DAP by a law crafted by his mother, Corazon, when she was president. He also stated that the court had engaged in "cross-border transfers" by asking for additional funds to build ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557065/benigno-aquino-faces-impeachment-action-over-economic-stimulus-fund
  10. 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

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