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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Unconstitutional’ US-Philippines defence pact to face legal challenge

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 10:46am by Raissa Robles

    ... Raissa Robles and Agencies in Manila Former Philippine senators and opposition activists launch legal action amid claims 10-year agreement with Washington is 'unconstitutional' ... pact]... what this administration is doing is procedurally deplorable." Left-wing opposition congressmen Neri Colmenares and Carlos Isagani Zarate said they would challenge the pact in court ...

  2. 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

    ... Court ruled against a church-backed legal challenge. The Catholic Church, which counts more than 80 per cent of the Philippines' 100 million population as members, led street protests ...

  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police accuse Italian ambassador of human trafficking and child abuse

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

    ... station there to ensure that legal assistance was provided to the diplomat. Romulo Sapitula, the provincial police chief, said their investigation showed that the diplomat took the children to his ...

  4. 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

    ... clarification from Beijing of “what this incident was all about”. “We are not sure, at this point, if we can call it their standard operating procedure,” the president said. The Department of Foreign ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines President Aquino set to sign Muslim group peace deal

    Posted Feb 27th 2014, 02:36pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... adviser on the peace process, said the government was confident it would be able to defend the deal against any legal challenge. Aquino had warned his negotiators to “learn lessons from the past” ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines recovers US$29m from Marcos accounts

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

    ... of their total legal income of around US$304,000 from 1965 to 1986 was presumed to be ill-gotten. Marcos died in exile in Hawaii in 1989 without admitting any wrongdoing during his presidency. Bautista ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine military says 17 Muslim rebels killed

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 12:31pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Philippine President Benigno Aquino hopes to fully implement the peace plan before he steps down in the middle of 2016, but there are many legal, political and military obstacles that still need ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... are already in government hands, but the ruling is significant because previous attempts to auction off the entire haul have been derailed by legal issues relating to the Malacanang pieces. Officials ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Manila, China inked rail loan payment deal amid row over contract's legality

    Posted Feb 01st 2013, 12:00am by Raissa Robles

    ... that it was a deal between the governments of both countries and was therefore not subject to competitive public bidding. Following Sinomach's legal setback, Northrail said last year ...

  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Filipino inmates who escaped during Haiyan return

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:38am by AFP

    ... freedom to be legal," said Renato Comora, 47, who is on trial for murder. He said he initially went to his wife and six children in the town of Dulag about 30 kilometres away. "My family ... to come back because I am innocent of the charge. I want my case to be finished so that I can get free legally." Jessie Abalos, 32, said he escaped from the jail so that he could go and help ...




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