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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 03:54pm

    ... Heritage-listed coral reef, a court official said. The 12 were arrested at the Tubbataha Reef, a marine sanctuary in the western Philippines famed as a pristine dive spot, in April last year after their 48-metre boat hit and badly damaged it. “The court imposed the maximum punishment of 12 years in prison for the boat captain,” Hazel Alaska, clerk of the court that heard the case in the western ...

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

    Communist insurgents ransack two banana plantations in the Philippines

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:59am by AFP

    ... brazen attacks for months in the face of recent setbacks, the authorities said yesterday. The attacks by the New People's Army (NPA) in the strife-torn island of Mindanao on Saturday caused ... with the communists by the end of his term in 2016. But last year the government said talks had collapsed due to rebel demands that detained comrades be freed. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1580389/communist-insurgents-ransack-two-banana-plantations-philippines
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino’s approval ratings plunge to new low

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 10:28pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Manila Aquino approval ratings plunge to new low Philippine President Benigno Aquino's performance ratings have plunged to their lowest ever, two independent pollsters said ... satisfaction ratings dropped to 25 per cent from 45 per cent in March, the lowest in four years. His highest rating was 67 per cent in August 2012. Aquino is ineligible for re-election under ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1554276/philippine-president-benigno-aquinos-approval-ratings-plunge-new-low
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... year which observers said drew at least 250,000. That rally, called through a vigorous social media campaign, captured the outrage following reports of a scam involving tens of millions ...

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

    Manila to auction off 700 tonnes of smuggled garlic after prices soar

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by Raissa Robles

    ... confiscated agricultural products in order to curb smuggling, which harmed local garlic farmers' livelihoods. "But as garlic prices soared in May this year, President Benigno Aquino directed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578702/manila-auction-700-tonnes-smuggled-garlic-after-prices-soar
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine military back ex-general facing trial over disappearance of student activists

    Posted Aug 18th 2014, 09:37pm by RIASSA ROBLES

    ... in Bulacan province just outside Manila, where university students Karen Empeno and Sherlyn Cadapan went missing eight years ago. His courage saved lives … His sacrifices should be taken into account ... public affairs office chief Ramon Zagala told the Post yesterday. He also said the military had put reforms in place. "If you look at our record last year, we had just 11 alleged human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1576216/philippine-military-back-ex-general-facing-trial-over-disappearance
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Benigno Aquino says he may try to change constitution so he can run again

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... a single term of six years, a clause designed to stop a repeat of dictator Ferdinand Marcos' two-decade reign that ended in a 1986 "people power" uprising. It doesn’t automatically mean I will go after an additional term PRESIDENT BENIGNO AQUINO Aquino insisted for many years he was against constitutional change and that he would step aside when his term ended in 2016, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1573823/benigno-aquino-says-he-may-try-change-constitution-so-he-can-run-again
  8. 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

    ... deal- including provisions on revenue-sharing between the new region and the national government- was the product of more than 17 years of negotiations, brokered by Malaysia since 2001. Analysts ... illegal by the Supreme Court last month. He faces three impeachment complaints in Congress. That has made Aquino, whose presidency has two years to run, wary of a new battle with the top court ...

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

    Infant, toddler die in Philippine New Year revelry shootings

    Posted Jan 02nd 2014, 05:56pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila An infant and a toddler have died after being accidentally shot during raucous New Year celebrations in the Philippines, police said on Thursday. The revelry ... in the infant’s shooting, Modequillo said. Filipinos have traditionally welcomed the New Year by shooting off powerful firecrackers and sometimes by firing guns into the air – despite the government’s ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1395975/baby-dies-after-being-shot-wild-philippine-new-year-revelry
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine military admits Islamist bomb maker was not killed in 2012

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 09:37pm by AFP

    ... was alive, more than two years after jubilantly declaring he had been killed in a US-backed air strike. Zulkifli bin Abdul Hir, alias Marwan, a Malaysian bomb maker with a US$5-million American ... last year at a camp of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Movement, a hard-line separatist group, in Maguindanao province. He said Marwan was with a foreign militant called Amin Baco ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1567811/philippine-military-admits-islamist-bomb-maker-was-not-killed-2012

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