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Uniformed personnel will not need free legal aid if they act properly – lawyer

The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- Uniformed personnel qualified to avail of the free legal aid proposed by President Rodrigo Duterte' would not need ...
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Manila court orders arrest of ‘Bikoy’ over failure to attend own arraignment

The Philadelphia Inquirer 21 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- A Manila City court has ordered the arrest of Peter Joemel "Bikoy" Advincula for his failure to attend his ...
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Duterte dynasty leads polls to win in 2022

Asiatimes 15 Jul 2021
MANILA – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is legally limited to a single six-year term, a constitutional provision aimed at preventing a reversion to an earlier era of entrenched elected dictatorship ... Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko” Moreno Domagoso is bidding to stay above the Duterte fray.
photo: AP / Aaron Favila
Protesters hold slogans during a rally outside the Malacanang palace in Manila, Philippines on Wednesday, June 30, 2021. The group has called for justice and accountability for the thousands who have died due to the government's anti-drug crackdown under the Duterte administration.
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‘State terror’: Report backs ICC probe of Duterte’s drug war

Al Jazeera 15 Jul 2021
It has been more than four years since the brothers went missing from their village in Metro Manila on May 11, 2017 ... While it is true that it is not a perfect situation for us, but we have made strides,” said Eleazar, who was a district police commander in Metro Manila at the beginning of Duterte’s term.
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With friends like these

Manila Standard Today 14 Jul 2021
And, oh yes, we also ask—as a friend, of course—that China refrain from dismissing “as a piece of waste paper” Manila’s hard-earned legal victory over Beijing before the UN Permanent Court of Arbitration, which five years ago upheld the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone in the West Philippine Sea.
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'Tribunal's maritime ruling binding'

The Manila Times 14 Jul 2021
Motegi issued the statement on the fifth anniversary of the international arbitral tribunal's ruling that invalidated China's massive claims over marine resources in the SCS. In a statement shared by the Japanese Embassy in Manila, he said the tribunal's award "is final and legally binding" on the parties to the dispute under the Unclos' provisions.
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Why does China, Duterte description of arbitral ruling look the same?

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines' legal victory against China's territorial grab in the West Philippine Sea at the Permanent Court of ...
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Why do China, Duterte descriptions of arbitral ruling look the same?

The Philadelphia Inquirer 13 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines---The Philippines' legal victory against China's territorial grab in the West Philippine Sea at the Permanent Court of ...
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Is Duterte squandering The Hague victory to appease Beijing?

Al Jazeera 12 Jul 2021
The Philippines is proud to have contributed to the international rules-based order,” he said of Manila’s role in challenging Beijing before the Permanent Court of Arbitration ... Protests are also expected on Monday outside China’s diplomatic mission in Manila ... “Manila should choose its own national interest.
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Opinion: What Happened to the South China Sea Ruling?

The Maritime Executive 12 Jul 2021
What was not expected was that the leader of the primary litigant of the case – the Philippines – would seek to undermine his country’s legal win. Despite the recent tensions between Beijing and Manila, Rodrigo Duterte has shown an inexplicable reluctance to use the ruling, instead dismissing it as scrap paper.
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No legal impediment to Duterte’s VP run – Palace

The Philadelphia Inquirer 09 Jul 2021
MANILA, Philippines---President Rodrigo Duterte has no legal hurdles to a vice-presidential run in 2022, Malacaang said on Friday.
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Invisible and unarticulated ideologies: Divisive issues and voter preference

The Manila Times 09 Jul 2021
However, his base's support for the legalization of medical marijuana is relatively above average. Manila Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso's voters tend to be more liberal, with their support for the legalization of medical marijuana and media freedom statistically different from those who are not voting for him.
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The Heaviest, Lightest Thing

The Atlantic 05 Jul 2021
I keep my papers in a yellow manila envelope ... Most of my other papers—bank statements, school transcripts, a copy of my birth certificate—are in the manila envelope ... I could not be employed; could not legally drive in Florida, where I lived; and could not apply for federal or state financial aid to attend college.
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Philippine democracy scion, ex-leader Benigno Aquino dies

The Scranton Times-Tribune 25 Jun 2021
MANILA, Philippines... Benigno Aquino Jr., was assassinated in 1983 while under military custody at the Manila international airport, which now bears his name ... Aquino’s legal challenge and the eventual ruling plunged the relations between Beijing and Manila to an all-time low.
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Ex-leader of Philippines Benigno Aquino dies

Atlantic City 25 Jun 2021
MANILA, Philippines... Benigno Aquino Jr., was assassinated in 1983 while under military custody at the Manila international airport, which now bears his name ... Aquino’s legal challenge and the eventual ruling plunged the relations between Beijing and Manila to an all-time low.

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