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  1. News - China

    China unveils maritime co-operation fund with Asean

    Posted Oct 05th 2012, 07:17pm by Associated Press in Manila, Philippines

    ... and rescue. Tensions have flared over claims by China, the Philippines and Vietnam to South China Sea islands and waters believed to be rich in gas and oil. Asean members Brunei and Malaysia also have ...

  2. News - China - DIPLOMACY

    ‘Correct political decisions’ must be made to overcome disputes, Xi tells Vietnam envoy

    Posted Aug 28th 2014, 04:45am by Teddy Ng

    ... Teddy Ng in Beijing teddy.ng@scmp.com After fall-out over oil rig, president tells Vietnamese Politburo member disputes can be overcome Get politics right to get over ‘shock’, Xi tells ... the two nations over territorial disputes. Xi said it was inevitable the neighbours would have disputes, but they should both make "correct political decisions" to put ties on the right ...

  3. News - Asia - RELIGION

    Philippine church Iglesia ni Cristo set to draw million followers to mark centenary

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:49am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Philippine church set to draw 1m to celebrations A Philippine Christian church known for its discipline, money and political power is marking its 100th ... the Catholic Church. Iglesia ni Cristo typically creates big headlines in the Philippines when it flexes its considerable financial and political muscle. Its political strength is built upon a ruling ...

  4. Business - Economy - COMMENT

    Handle with care- the politics of naming places

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:29am by AP

    ... Ken Moritsugu Politics of place names can be a sensitive subject Is it the Persian Gulf or the Arabian Gulf? Mount McKinley or Denali? Mumbai or Bombay? Some geographic names don't just tell us where we live or where we're going. They are also a political statement, or in the eyes of some, a politically incorrect one. They may not spark a war of the worlds, ...

  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines aims for massacre convictions by 2016

    Posted May 06th 2013, 11:09am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines is aiming to speed up convictions in the country’s worst political massacre to ensure justice amid fears the trial could drag on for years, ... will be a general feeling of helplessness,” she warned. The Ampatuans allegedly ordered the massacre to stop a political rival, Esmael Mangudadatu, from running against one of its members for governor ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Philippine expats support fellow countrymen with call for action against corruption

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 05:09pm by Bryan Harris

    ... Bryan Harris bryan.harris@scmp.com Representatives of the Philippines community in Hong Kong called on the Philippine government on Monday to make a greater effort in the fight against “systemic graft and corruption” in their home country. Against the backdrop of a huge protest in Manila against corruption on Monday, representatives from the local Philippine religious, social ...

  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine military warns Muslim rebels to surrender

    Posted Sep 18th 2013, 09:55pm by Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga

    ... of a new autonomous Muslim political and economic entity for the southern Philippines, to replace the one created under the MNLF-brokered deal in 1996. The rival MILF would have most control ... Agence France-Presse in Zamboanga Soldiers and Muslim rebels continue to clash in the southern city of Zamboanga as the government in Manila seeks to end the conflict Philippine soldiers ...

  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines confirms 58th victim in 2009 massacre

    Posted Sep 25th 2012, 02:21pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Associated Press in Manila The Philippines has formally recognised a photojournalist as the 58th victim of a 2009 politically motivated massacre. The body of Reynaldo Momay has not been ... pleaded not guilty. They are accused of killing 32 journalists and many supporters of the clan’s political opponent who traveled in a convoy of vehicles.   ...

  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Muslim rebels protest Philippine arrests

    Posted Jun 12th 2013, 06:47pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Muslim rebels in the Philippines said on Wednesday they had protested at the arrests of four guerillas, warning it could affect talks aimed at ending ... which has left an estimated 150,000 people dead since the 1970s. MILF vice-chairman for political affairs, Ghadzali Jaafar, said some rebel leaders believed the arrests were a deliberate attempt ...

  10. 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 ... the whip even on his own allies," said Earl Parreno, of the independent Institute for Political and Electoral Reform. "If he continues to protect allies, then it will be hard to stop ...




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