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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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1504254/philippine-rebels-seize-gold-miners-use-human-shields-against-army-troops
  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 ... on the plantations were in retaliation for the companies' refusal to meet extortion demands, said a Mindanao army spokesman, Major Christian Uy. President Benigno Aquino had aimed to reach a peace deal ...

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

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1483797/philippines-says-peace-pact-should-hold-despite-clashes-between-army-and
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine troops eager for next UN peacekeeping deployment

    Posted Sep 19th 2014, 02:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Capas Veteran of fight against insurgents at home says he and his men are eager for a UN deployment Filipinos ready to don blue helmets in foreign field After nearly two decades on the front lines fighting against Muslim insurgents in the Philippines' violence-plagued south, army Captain Teodoro Nicor is looking forward to guarding a war zone ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595995/philippines-pulls-its-un-peacekeepers-golan-heights-early-security-worsens
  5. 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

    ... for party politics The Philippines' biggest Muslim rebel group, Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF), is set to form a political party to run the planned Bangsamoro autonomous region, ... and a wali, or eminent leader, to perform ceremonial functions. Chief government negotiator Miriam Ferrer said yesterday: "We welcome the ongoing efforts of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front ...

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

    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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1278192/philippines-army-halts-attacks-rebel-faction-ahead-peace-talks-malaysia
  7. 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 in his attempt to end one of Asia’s longest rebellions. The submission to Congress is seen as significant as it means Aquino and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) have agreed, after months ...

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

    Beijing demands full investigation of group behind Manila bomb plot

    Posted Sep 04th 2014, 10:57pm by Alan Robles

    ... National Liberation Front (MNLF), was arrested on the strength of a 2013 warrant charging him with malicious mischief for scattering hundreds of steel spikes on Manila's streets in 2004. Upon ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1585339/beijing-demands-full-investigation-group-behind-manila-bomb-plot
  9. 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

    ... 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, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1547619/listen-more-condemn-less-says-philippine-church-leader-latest-sign-liberal
  10. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1320288/philippine-army-says-zamboanga-stand-muslim-rebels-over

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