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Topic - Leila De Lima
The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended implementation of the country's anti-cybercrime law while it decides whether certain provisions violate civil liberties.
JAPANThe United States sent a representative for the first time Tuesday to the annual memorial service for victims of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki, one of two nuclear attacks that led Japan to surrender in World War II.
Philippine officials, police face hostage-crisis raps
Philippines official says police may have shot hostages
Benigno Aquino III was sworn in Wednesday as the Philippines' 15th president, leading a Southeast Asian nation his late parents helped liberate from dictatorship and which he promises to deliver from poverty and pervasive corruption.
Philippines Justice Secretary Leila de Lima told reporters in Manila on Monday that her government cannot conduct an official joint investigation because the Philippines has diplomatic relations with mainland China, not Taiwan.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said the court issued a temporary restraining order stopping the government from enforcing the law signed by President Benigno Aquino III last month.