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INTERNATIONAL LAW ALERT UPDATES


ASEAN


Japan urges ASEAN to work with OECD on high-quality infrastructure

US-ASEAN Business Council Praise Indonesia’s Investment Climate

ASEAN, Russia review progress of cooperation

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INTERNATIONAL  ARBITRATION LAW


How to enforce the PCA ruling

Year after arbitration: Options and directions

Think tank urges Philippines to challenge China’s moves vs int’l order

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)


UN: PH will violate int’l pact if it restores death penalty

 


INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT


Yasay: Philippines can withdraw from ICCInternational

Court rejects Congo rebel’s legal challengeYasay:

Philippines better off…

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INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW


The role of international economic law in…

INTERRELATIONSHIPS: INTERNATIONAL ECONO…

International Economic Law: Reflections on the -…

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INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW


Icy Europe, warm North Pole: the world upside down

Wind, solar could meet 80 percent of US demand: study

Seychelles swaps debt for groundbreaking marine protection

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INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW


AFP on Marawi Battles: We Respect Human Rights, In’tl Humanitarian Law

Reek of EJK blood reaches int’l court

InterAksyonOct 21 07:25 PM

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OVERSEAS FILIPINO WORKERS


 

Bello: Separate OFW dep’t may not be in line with gov’t thrust

[OPINION] Challenges in deploying Filipino house…

gov’t mulls expansion of OFW deployment ban

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PARIS AGREEMENT


Senate Approves Paris Agreement on 2nd Reading, Concurrence Soon

Sponsorship Speech of Senator Loren Legarda 

Opening Statement of Senator Loren Legarda…

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SABAH


Death sentence on 9 Pinoys in Sabah appealed

Gov’t extends legal help to Filipinos sentenced to death for Sabah standoff

Nine Filipinos in Sabah standoff sentenced to death in Malaysia

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APEC


PH joins satellite consortium

Asia-Pacific summit closes with call to work for free trade

World leaders at APEC summit take aim at Trump over trade

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BIOTECHNOLOGY

Monsanto Asks Government to Regulate Proliferating Counterfeit Bt Corn Seeds


BITCOIN/CRYPTOCURRENCY


G20 agrees to ‘monitor’ cryptocurrencies but no action yet

Cryptocurrency miner distributed via PHP weathermap vulnerability, targets linux servers

 


CYBERCRIME


 

Initiatives on cybersecurity, digital trade and smart cities anon…

Cash for Cyber war Britain could be defeated in cyber war…

Cybersecurity and privacy are no longer mutually exclusive: Jones

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Defence Cooperation Agreement


PH, Czech Republic Sign Defense Pact

 


E-Commerce


Chinese companies are set to boost Southeast Asia’s e-comme…

 


Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA)


PH to honor defense cooperation accord with the US

PH to stand by Edca—Yasay

US eyeing ‘bigger’ military exercises in PH — official

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ENVIRONMENT


Great Pacific Garbage Patch growing rapidly, study shows

Drought-induced changes in forest composition amplify effects of …

New interactive map shows climate change everywhere in world

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EUROPEAN UNION


The Philippines and the EU; working together to promo…

 


FOREIGN POLICY


The new China policy

Duterte’s shift in foreign policy has a history

Good neighbor policy in a globalizing world

 


HUMAN TRAFFICKING


PH keeps tier 1 in human trafficking

Aguirre vows to intensify fights vs human trafficking

Aguirre describes human trafficking as very dehumanizing

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Intellectual Property


PCCI urges gov’t to commercialize intellectual property

 


Nuclear Weapons


 

Southeast Asia says gravely concerned about North Korea weapons

Testing Trump Russia boasts its nuclear subs crept up to th…

What a wrong UN North Korea latest – what nuclear weapons does Kim… 

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PHILIPPINE RISE (formerly BENHAM RISE)


PH to contest China’s naming of features in PH Rise

Sovereign markers to float in PH Rise

Local, foreign study in PH Rise for ‘national interest’ – Esperon

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TRADE AND INVESTMENT


 

DTI eyes free trade pact with US to boost export

Lopez Seeks RCEP Compromise to Break Trade Negotiations Stalemate

Improving the investment climate

 


TRANS PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP


Trump moves to pull US out of big Asia trade deal

PH to benefit if TPP falters, says economic research firm

Trump torpedoes Pacific trade pact

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TERRORISM


 

Were the Austin bombings acts of terrorism? Why law… 

Terrorism-accused UN expert ‘at grave ris…

France and the challenge of tracking …

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Trafficking of Persons


Lawsuit: Trafficking scheme lured Filipinos to Oklahoma

Raid of online firm in Philippines yields sex-trade data

BI: No letup in drive vs human trafficking

 


WEST PHILIPPINE SEA


 

DFA Chief Cayetano off to Beijing for cooperation…

Lorenzana says sea dispute with China still a challenge

China, Philippines agree ‘prudent’ cooperation…

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Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA)


Duterte urged to consult security advisers over threat to scrap VFA

Duterte: VFA an executive agreement, not a treaty

Duterte threatens to revoke VFA after US agency defers aid