Updated Tuesday, February 25, 2014 0:51 am TWN
Philippine security forces arrested a key member of the country's main Muslim rebel group, officials said Monday, potentially undermining a peace deal aimed at ending a decades-long insurgency that has left tens of thousands dead.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Wednesday defended a controversial cybercrime law penalizing online libel, a day after the top court upheld its legality in a setback for campaigners who argue it could curb Internet freedom.
Friday, February 14, 2014
A star witness in a corruption scandal implicating powerful Philippine lawmakers publicly acknowledged her role Thursday in deals that defrauded the government of large amounts of anti-poverty funds and pledged to return nearly US$1 million in kickbacks she received from corrupt deals.
Thursday, February 13, 2014
The Philippine government has recovered more than US$29 million from the Swiss accounts of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos and the search for more of his hidden wealth continues 28 years after he was toppled, an official said Friday.
Monday, February 10, 2014
Suspected hard-line Muslim rebels detonated bombs but failed to topple a high-voltage power transmission tower in the southern Philippines in their latest attempt to derail a looming government peace deal with a larger insurgent group, the military said Sunday.
Sunday, February 9, 2014
Saturday, February 8, 2014
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