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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine rebels seize gold miners to use as 'human shields' against army troops

    Posted May 04th 2014, 06:19pm by AFP

    ... shields" against pursuing troops, a military official said. About 80 members of the New People's Army prevented 39 miners, including four children, leaving the mining site in Compostela Valley on Saturday to stop troops from advancing and capturing them, regional army chief Lieutenant Colonel Michael Logico said. Local officials persuaded the rebels to free most of the miners, although ...

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    Philippines says peace pact should hold despite clashes between army and rebels

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 02:04pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Authorities say peace plan remains in place, despite clashes that claim the lives of four Moro Islamic Liberation Front fighters two weeks after the Muslim ... of its members dead. The fighting took place just two weeks after the 10,000-member Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed a peace deal to end its decades-old rebellion that had claimed tens ...

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

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Listen more, condemn less, archbishop tells church The leader of the Catholic Church in the Philippines, which routinely denounces abortion and contraception, yesterday urged clergy to listen more and condemn less, in the latest sign of a liberal shift in the powerful institution. Church leaders exert vast influence in the conservative country, ...

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    Benigno Aquino faces impeachment action over economic stimulus fund

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

    ... chief of the army, said coup attempts were unlikely because the military had benefited from 85 billion pesos worth of new assets, including ships and aircraft, under Aquino. "He [Aquino] ...

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

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

    ... the constitution but the prospects for his Liberal Party's candidate are likely to be damaged if his popularity is undermined in the run-up to a 2016 presidential election. "This is the largest ...

  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    23 hurt as fire and blasts rock Philippines army munitions depot

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila 23 hurt as fire and blasts rock Manila army depot Twenty-three people were injured when fire and a series of explosions struck a Philippine army munitions ... army spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Noel Detoyato said. Twenty-three people were treated at a nearby Philippine army hospital, with five soldiers and a civilian among them later moved to other ...

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

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

    ... grenade," he added. A reward of 250,000 pesos (HK$44,500) was offered for the arrest of Santo, who was allegedly part of the private army of the powerful Ampatuan clan accused of carrying out ...

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    Philippines army halts attacks on rebel faction ahead of peace talks in Malaysia

    Posted Jul 09th 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... in two hilly strongholds in Maguindanao on Saturday, but were fired upon, sparking sporadic and fierce clashes all day, army spokesman Colonel Dickson Hermoso said. Moro Islamic Liberation Front ... Associated Press in Manila Army halts deadly offensive against rebel faction Philippine troops have called off an offensive that killed dozens of breakaway Muslim rebels and dislodged 100 ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine army says Zamboanga stand-off with Muslim rebels over

    Posted Sep 29th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Close to 500 Muslim separatist rebels died or were captured and nearly 200 hostages freed Zamboanga battle over, says army A military campaign against Muslim gunmen opposed to peace talks ended yesterday with close to 500 rebels killed or captured and nearly 200 hostages freed, the army said. "The threat to Zamboanga is over. The enemy has ...

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    Head of Philippine communist party and wife arrested in Cebu

    Posted Mar 23rd 2014, 05:32am by AP

    ... Carcar township, said military chief of staff General Emmanuel Bautista. The arrests came a week before the party's armed wing, the New People's Army, was to mark its 45th anniversary. ...




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