Associated Press in Manila
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Some 100 Filipinos carrying mock missiles marched to the Chinese embassy in Manila on Thursday to protest against actions they call “bullying” in the South China Sea.
Forty-two Taiwanese and two mainland Chinese suspects have been arrested in the Philippines over a sophisticated internet scam targeting compatriots back home, police said yesterday.
Media groups and Filipinos stepped up calls for repealing a tough new law that targets cybercrime but activists fear will be used to suppress online freedoms in the Southeast Asian nation.
Ousted Philippine President Joseph Estrada is running for mayor of Manila in midterm elections that are dominated by political dynasties, celebrities and the rich and powerful.
Gunmen from the al-Qaeda-linked Abu Sayyaf Islamist group freed two Filipino members of a Jordanian TV crew who they kidnapped last year as they set out to interview the extremists.
The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended implementation of the country’s anti-cybercrime law while it decides whether certain provisions violate civil liberties.
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