House of Representatives of the Philippines

Type: Organization
Name: House of Representatives of the Philippines
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

A Budding Alliance: Vietnam And The Philippines Confront China

The budding cooperation between Vietnam and the Philippines is the latest development stemming from China’s aggressive territorial claims in the region. In 2009, China put forward the so-called "Nine-Dash Line" map in which it claimed the whole of the ... [Published Boston IMC - Apr 03 2014]
Entities: Philippines, Vietnam, China
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

A Budding Alliance: Vietnam and the Philippines Confront China – Inter Press Service

Armed Conflicts , Asia-Pacific , Featured , Global Geopolitics , Headlines , Peace , TerraViva United Nations WASHINGTON, Mar 22 2014 (IPS) – Last year, the Philippines brought a complaint against China’s aggressive actions in the West Philippine ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 21 2014 - Updated Mar 21 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnam and the Philippines Confront China

The Philippines and Vietnam are natural allies in their common territorial struggles against China. But they should leave Washington out of it, says Walden Bello, a representative of Akbayan (Citizens’ Action Party) in the Philippine House of Representatives. ... [Published Maritime Executive - Mar 21 2014]
First reported Mar 18 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

A Budding Alliance: Vietnam and the Philippines Confront China

A U.S. missile destroyer docks in the Philippines’ Subic Bay. The Philippines and Vietnam are each struggling against China’s aggressive territorial claims in the South China Sea, but asking Washington for help could turn a regional territorial spat into ... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Mar 18 2014]
Entities: Philippines, Vietnam, China
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

House Independents hail Speaker’s signing Cha-cha manifesto

President Benigno S. Aquino III graces the Opening Ceremony of the 2013 Philippine M.I.C.E. Conference (MICECON 2013) at the 3rd Floor, SMX Convention Center, SM Lanang Premiere in Davao City on Thursday (March 07, 2013). The MICE Conference is a prestigious ... [Published Balita - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 13 2014 - Updated Mar 13 2014 - 4 reports

Lawmakers pledge to limit Cha-cha

MANILA, Philippines - Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. and several other lawmakers have signed a pledge to limit Charter change initiatives to economic provisions.Belmonte signed the document Wednesday night along with members of the so-called House independent ... [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 13 2014]
First reported Mar 05 2014 - Updated Mar 05 2014 - 1 reports

Farmers clash with policemen in protest rally in the Philippines

Farmers clash with policemen during a protest rally at the gate of the Philippine House of Representatives in Quezon City, the Philippines, March 5, 2014. The activists condemned the proposed amendments in the Philippine Constitution through the Charter ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 05 2014]
First reported Feb 25 2014 - Updated Feb 26 2014 - 1 reports

The Rice Fiasco: How smugglers, bureaucrats and naïve economists are mugging our farmers

In Bertold Brecht’s “The Measures Taken”, a political opera set in revolutionary China in the 1920’s, the rice trader sings: How should I know what rice is?How should I know who knows what rice is?I’ve no idea what rice is, I only know its price.These ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 25 2014]
First reported Feb 12 2014 - Updated Feb 12 2014 - 1 reports

$32m recovered from Marcos accounts

THE Philippine government has recovered more than $US29 million ($A32.18 million) from the Swiss accounts of Ferdinand Marcos. Officials say the search for more of the late dictator’s hidden wealth continues 28 years after he was toppled. The money, ... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Feb 12 2014]
First reported Jan 16 2014 - Updated Jan 16 2014 - 1 reports

Shoes, Jewels, and Monets: The Immense Ill-Gotten Wealth of Imelda Marcos

p>During their two-decade conjugal dictatorship, as it came to be known, Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos pillaged up to $10 billion from Philippine coffers to finance their extravagant lifestyle. Nearly 20 years after their downfall, and in spite of an ... [Published FP Passport - Jan 16 2014]
First reported Nov 06 2013 - Updated Nov 06 2013 - 1 reports

Philippine political opposition deepens as Beijing-Manila relations sour

In the wake of President Obama’s no-show at the Asian-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) and the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summits last month, political opposition to Philippine president Benigno Aquino is spreading in the Phili ... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Nov 06 2013]

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..." Despite the leaders of both countries exchanging visits, however, "we still feel the chill. In terms of China’s least favored countries in ASEAN, we’re number nine for the moment and you’re number 10. In the long run, however, Vietnam is Beijing’s main strategic problem."
"We, the members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines, make this pledge to the people of the Philippines to only tackle economic provisions of the Constitution as we move towards Charter change" the pledge read
...Atienza said joblessness and unemployment are two of the major economic problems facing the country today. $ "Opening our economy will generate new industries and opportunities that will address this issue" he said
When Imelda fled Malacanang Palace with her husband in 1986, she left behind a personal safe filled with "freshwater pearls, a grocery-size carton of beaded turquoise necklaces, miniature standing trees carved out of semiprecious stones, hundreds of pieces of gold jewelry, and a reported $50,000 worth of gold coins" as well as thousands of designer shoes, hundreds of designer dresses and five shelves of designer purses...

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A Budding Alliance: Vietnam And The Philippines... [Published Boston IMC - Apr 03 2014]
A Budding Alliance: Vietnam and the Philippines... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Mar 25 2014]
Vietnam and the Philippines Confront China [Published Maritime Executive - Mar 21 2014]
A Budding Alliance: Vietnam and the Philippines... [Published Foreign Policy In Focus - Mar 18 2014]
House Independents hail Speaker’s signing Cha-c... [Published Balita - Mar 17 2014]
Lawmakers pledge to limit Cha-cha [Published ABS-CBN News - Mar 13 2014]
Solons pledge to limit constitutional amendment... [Published Business World - Mar 13 2014]
Belmonte will be expelled if term limits are ti... [Published Manila Times - Mar 13 2014]
PEKS MAN | House members pledge to change only ... [Published Interaksyon - Mar 13 2014]
Farmers clash with policemen in protest rally i... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Mar 05 2014]
The Rice Fiasco: How smugglers, bureaucrats and... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Feb 25 2014]
$32m recovered from Marcos accounts [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Feb 12 2014]
Shoes, Jewels, and Monets: The Immense Ill-Gott... [Published FP Passport - Jan 16 2014]
Philippine political opposition deepens as Beij... [Published World Socialist Web Site - Nov 06 2013]
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Armed Conflicts , Asia-Pacific , Featured , Global Geopolitics , Headlines , Peace , TerraViva United Nations WASHINGTON, Mar 22 2014 (IPS) – Last year, the Philippines brought a complaint against China’s aggressive actions in the West Philippine ...
Shoes, Jewels, and Monets: The Immense Ill-Gott... [Published FP Passport - Jan 16 2014]
p>During their two-decade conjugal dictatorship, as it came to be known, Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos pillaged up to $10 billion from Philippine coffers to finance their extravagant lifestyle. Nearly 20 years after their downfall, and in spite of an ...
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