House of Representatives of the Philippines

Type: Organization
Name: House of Representatives of the Philippines
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

After 3-Year Hunt, Philippines Arrests Former general in Activists’ Disappearance

14-Aug-2014 Intellasia |NY Times |6:00 AMThe Philippine military on Tuesday captured a former army general wanted in connection with the disappearance of two students in 2006, a case that human rights groups say has come to symbolise the country’s legacy ... [Published Intellasia.net - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Philippine church backs people’s drive against funding

Says it supports any measures aimed at curbing corruption and the irresponsible use of public funds Manila: Catholic Church leaders in the Philippines said they fully support the people’s initiative to abolish the “pork barrel” system used to fund congressional ... [Published Gulf News - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Gatchalian pushes for swift enactment of revised anti-hazing law

Sherwin T. Gatchalian – Member of the Philippine House of Representatives from Valenzuela City’s First District (photo courtesy of http://en.wikipedia.org/)MANILA (Mabuhay) – Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian vowed on Monday to push for the passage ... [Published Balita - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Protest erupts in Philippines

Police disperse activists with water cannons during a protest rally in Quezon City, the Philippines, July 28, 2014. Protesters held a rally to show their dismay on various policies of the goverment while President Benigno Aquino III delivered his State ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 29 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Protests mount vs Philippine president

Philippine Daily InquirerPublication Date : 22-07-2014The Philippine House of Representatives on Monday accepted the first impeachment complaint filed by 28 activists led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan) against President Aquino for culpable violation ... [Published Asia News Network - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

The self-perpetuating elite of the Philippines

In the American magazine Foreign Affairs   http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/24006/benigno-s-aquino-jr/whats-wrong-with-the-philippines published in July of 1968, a young Filipino senator introduced his country to the American people as “a land in ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jun 03 2014]
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 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]

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