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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... that they were pest-free and fit for human consumption, Customs Commissioner John Sevilla said. Tuesday's auction will be unusual because in 2007 the government ordered the destruction of all 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
  2. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

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

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

    ... really well." However, Catapang also said the arrest would not weaken their counter-insurgency operations. "My order to soldiers is to defeat the enemies of the state without committing ... army," Trillanes said. The court, however, ordered that the general be held in Bulacan. Palparan is the first-ever general to face civilian trial over human rights violations since 1972, when ...

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

    Philippines urges its nationals out of Libya after beheading, rape

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 12:48pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... team took her to hospital for treatment, he added. The Philippines ordered its nationals out of Libya on July 20, the same day the beheaded remains of a Filipino construction worker were found ... The Philippines has also ordered about 100 Filipinos living in Gaza to leave the besieged Palestinian territory as Israel presses its offensive against Hamas militants.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1563346/philippines-urges-its-nationals-out-libya-after-beheading-rape
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Protesters in Manila denounce China’s ‘bullying’ in South China Sea

    Posted Jul 24th 2014, 04:51pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Former National Security Adviser Roilo Golez says their rally “is just the start of something much bigger not only in the Philippines but worldwide in order to tell the world what is happening ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1558229/filipino-protesters-denounce-chinas-bullying
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino explains why he denied actress national award over drug conviction

    Posted Jul 01st 2014, 10:45pm by AFP

    ... her body of work. But our message of zero tolerance against drugs takes priority." The Order of National Artists award, issued by presidential proclamation, recognises a person's ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1544469/aquino-explains-why-he-denied-actress-national-award-over-drug-conviction
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police shoot dead Muktar Santo, accused of role in mass killing

    Posted Jun 24th 2014, 04:57am by AFP

    ... on the orders of a powerful clan after he resisted arrest, an official said yesterday. Muktar Santo was allegedly involved in the November 2009 murder of 58 people in the strife-torn southern island ... elsewhere. The massacre is considered to be the worst case of election-related violence in the Philippines. The Ampatuans allegedly ordered the massacre to stop a rival from running against one ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1539073/philippine-police-shoot-dead-muktar-santo-accused-role-mass-killing
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Son of former Philippines leader Estrada arrested in graft scandal

    Posted Jun 23rd 2014, 01:15pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... by life imprisonment. He also faces 11 lesser counts of graft. Another senator, Ramon Revilla, was arrested Friday on similar charges, while the courts are expected to soon issue an arrest order ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1538848/son-former-philippines-leader-arrested-graft-scandal
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine senator Ramon 'Bong' Revilla faces music over graft charges

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:43pm by Reuters

    ... to symbolise his supposed innocence I will go to jail with my head held high, and I will come out with my head held high RAMON REVILLA He later arrived at the anti-graft court that ordered his arrest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1536798/philippine-senator-arrested-massive-corruption-case
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines struggle to rebuild their lives, six months on

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

    ... been no epidemics or a breakdown in law in order in the disaster zone, and noted that it took eight years for areas hit by Hurricane Katrina in the US to fully recover. It is estimated ... an order allowing the use of public lands for resettlement and allocation of funds to buy private land. Some people, including fishermen, oppose moves taking them far from their jobs. But Lacson ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1509234/survivors-super-typhoon-haiyan-philippines-struggle-rebuild-their-lives
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    23 hurt as fire and blasts rock Philippines army munitions depot

    Posted May 07th 2014, 10:26pm by AFP

    ... triggered explosions among munitions stored there, he added. The building is located a few minutes' drive from the Makati financial district in Manila. Detoyato said the army had ordered ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1506882/23-hurt-fire-and-blasts-rock-philippines-army-munitions-depot

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