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  1. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Aquino explains why he denied actress national award over drug conviction

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

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Aquino defends actress award snub over drugs Philippine President Benigno Aquino has defended a controversial decision he made to withhold a top award from one of the country's most accomplished film stars because of a drug conviction. Last month's snub of multi-award-winning actress Nora Aunor sparked a nationwide furore, with millions ...

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

    Former Philippines' first lady Imelda Marcos, at 85, eyes return to palace

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:15am by AFP

    ... accused of looting state coffers and whose martial law rule was marked by human rights abuses. While the rest of the country wallowed in poverty and thousands of activists were killed or went ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1545085/former-philippines-first-lady-imelda-marcos-85-eyes-return-palace
  3. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    ‘Amerasian’ children of war face poverty and stigma in Philippines

    Posted Jun 26th 2014, 10:39pm by AFP

    ... at risk, highly stressed population" adding they were particularly vulnerable to drug use and prostitution. For Calaguas, life has been as brutal as it has been typical of many Filipino ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1541236/amerasian-children-war-face-poverty-and-stigma-philippines
  4. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine police accuse Italian ambassador of human trafficking and child abuse

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 11:44pm by AGENCIES

    ... Agencies in Manila Italian envoy accused of child abuse Philippine police have detained a vacationing Italian ambassador and filed complaints of human trafficking and child abuse after he ... immunity because he was not stationed in the Philippines. De Lima said police alleged Bosio had violated the country's law on anti-trafficking and abuse of children, and prosecutors were ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1467863/philippine-police-accuse-italian-ambassador-human-trafficking-and-child
  5. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    'I am a thief': Mayor forces man who stole fish to wear sign taped to his shirt

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... and punishment. There was no due process." Rosales said Mayor Thony Halili should be investigated for abuse of power for his role in allegedly ordering the "shame campaign". The mayor- who ... other than shaming him," Halili added. The controversy came just days after the United States criticised the Philippines for failing to curb human rights abuses, which it said included ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1441375/i-am-thief-mayor-forces-man-who-stole-fish-wear-sign-taped-his-shirt
  6. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines police arrest three linked to Mexican drug cartel

    Posted Dec 27th 2013, 01:24am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila Mexican cartel linked to drug arrests Philippine anti-drug police said yesterday that they had arrested three people connected to Mexico's feared Sinaloa drug cartel while they were storing narcotics. The two Filipinos and one Filipino-Chinese were arrested in a raid on Wednesday on a fighting cock farm in Lipa City, 75 kilometres south ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1390387/philippines-police-arrest-three-linked-mexican-drug-cartel
  7. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippines investigating reports of abuse in Saudi crackdown

    Posted Nov 05th 2013, 05:02pm by Agence France-Presse in Manila

    ... Agence France-Presse in Manila The Philippines said on Tuesday it had deployed teams to check on reports of abuse in Saudi Arabia’s crackdown on illegal workers, after one woman complained ... on their complaints. Embassy staff in Saudi had said that they had not seen signs of abuse in an initial inspection of detention cells. Nearly 10 million Filipinos- about a tenth of the population- live ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1348313/philippines-investigating-reports-abuse-saudi-crackdown
  8. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Beckham raises cheer for Philippines typhoon survivors – but not everyone recognises him

    Posted Feb 13th 2014, 04:24pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... played a seven-a-side football match with young Filipinos at a government-run centre for abused or abandoned children. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1427142/beckham-raises-cheer-philippines-typhoon-survivors-not-everyone-recognises
  9. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Philippine army kills eight rebels after villagers complain of abuse

    Posted Jul 04th 2013, 02:21pm by Associated Press in Manila

    ... Residents in Juban township complained that communist rebels have been extorting money and threatening them Philippine troops clashed with communist rebels early on Thursday and killed eight guerrillas after villagers complained about being abused by them, officials said. Soldiers recovered firearms, explosives and grenade launchers after the fighting with New People’s Army ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1275277/philippine-army-kills-eight-rebels-after-villagers-complain-abuse
  10. News - Asia - PHILIPPINES

    Mindanao radio journalist shot dead in latest Philippines media killing

    Posted Nov 30th 2013, 03:29pm by AFP

    ... promise to fight against such abuses. Human Rights Watch deputy Asia director Phelim Kine also accused the Aquino administration of insulting victims and trying to downplay the problem, citing ... The killings of numerous journalists and broadcasters in the Philippines has been blamed on the country’s ‘culture of impunity’ where powerful people feel free to commit abuses without being punished. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1369567/mindanao-radio-journalist-shot-dead-latest-philippines-media-killing

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