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Modernizing PHL military on a shoestring budget

<b>Second of three parts</b><p>OF the P331 billion allocated for the implementation of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) Modernization Program, Defense …

South China Sea dispute to take generations for PHL, SC justice says

Even if the Philippines gets a favorable decision from the international tribunal on its overlapping claims with China in the South China Sea, …

Lumad, Asian indigenous peoples begin journey to Paris #COP21

They also shared how in varying degrees the effects of climate change are already threatening their ancestral lands, environment, livelihood, and …

Opinion: The Philippines Military Modernization Severely Snagged

President Benigno S. Aquino III, accompanied by Philippine Nay (PN) Flag Officer-in-Command (FOIC) Vice Admiral Jose Luis Alano, tour and inspect the …

Military

The Philippine Star

Trending<p>‘Narco cop’ slain in Manila<p>May 27, 2018 - 12:00am by: Rey Galupo<p>A recently reinstated policeman, allegedly a high-value target in the …

Boxing

BusinessWorld | Poe a naturalized citizen under international law

Mr. Carpio, who chairs the nine-member SET, made the observation, even as the senator’s camp later insisted that she should enjoy the presumption of …

Immigration

UN calls for Sri Lanka war crimes court

A UN human rights report has found evidence “strongly indicating” crimes against humanity were committed during Sri Lanka’s two-decade civil war, and …

Rebels on verge of reaching transitional justice agreement with Colombia govt: FARC

Amid ongoing peace talks with Colombia’s government, leftist guerrilla group the FARC have announced they are on the verge of agreeing to a …

South America

Colombian Right and Left React to Transitional Justice Deal

Colombian politicians from the left and the right of the political spectrum reacted Wednesday to the announcement from Havana that the government and …

BusinessWorld | Land ownership questions hound the proposed Bangsamoro region

Amid fears the Bangsamoro will cover a larger part of Mindanao than the ARMM, the matter of land conflicts among Muslim Mindanao’s residents has been …

Surveillance

Martial Law imprints still exist under the Aquino Administration -human rights group

A left-leaning human rights group on Thursday claimed that imprints of the Martial Law during the regime of deposed dictator and late strongman …

Human Rights

Lobregat: Absenteeism is not opposition to Bangsamoro

THE chronic absenteeism of lawmakers in the series of hearings of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law does not speak of the support or lack of it to …

Inked

36 House members junk Bangsamoro bill

At least 36 lawmakers at the House of Representatives are against the passage of the proposed law for the Bangsamoro Autonomous …

Inked

SAF killings: 90 slapped with murder raps

THE government’s panel of investigators on Tuesday filed direct assault with murder complaint against 90 people for the death of 35 members of the …

Main Home

NATIONAL<p>As Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales' term winds down, ending in July 2018, a new investigation has been announced focusing on presidential …

Cambridge Analytica

History's Most Sadistic Serial Killer

Carl Panzram — a tattooed, 6-foot-tall giant of a man with cold gray eyes — stowed away on a ship bound for Angola around 1920 to work as a merchant …

A radical Islamist group has put out a hit list targeting 84 anti-extremism writers — and 10 are already dead

The demand finished with a threat: "Otherwise they will be killed wherever they can be found in the Almighty's world."<p>The so-called hit list, which goes back to 2013, has 84 names on it, according to the Indian Express.<p>Ten have been killed so far.<p>The latest list includes the names of writers based …

Extremism

Energy and Forestry Firms Say Indigenous People Should Have Power to Nix Projects in Canada | VICE News

Two major Canadian resource companies, one in energy and another in forestry, are among a coalition of groups calling on Canada's federal government and the private sector to give indigenous communities veto power over potential development on their lands.<p>The Boreal Leadership Council, which …

Singapore jails Filipino nurse for ‘seditious’ posts

Ed Mundsel Bello Ello at a court appearance in April. He was convicted of promoting feelings of ill-will and hostility. ST PHOTO/WONG KWAI …

Asia

BusinessWorld | Bangsamoro draft law delay puts pressure on disarmament, normalization body says

“The decommissioning is really tied to the BBL (Bangsamoro Basic Law),” said Police Gen. Charles T. Calima, Jr., a JNC member of the government …

Armed Forces

International Law, Regional Developments: Islam

International Law

Who killed SAF 44, not who killed Marwan

I am glad President Aquino, in a televised press conference last Thursday, put to rest the issue of who killed the terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir, alias …

Airports