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Top court mulls penal code change

Society

Top court mulls penal code change

The Supreme People’s Court on March 28 looked into issues relating to the draft law revising the 2015 Penal Code, including the scope of criminal responsibility by those aged 14 to 16 and the criminal liability of adults in commerce.

Philippine President condemns Islamist group

World

Philippine President condemns Islamist group

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte apologised on February 28 for failing to rescue German hostage Jurgen Kantner from the militant group Abu Sayyaf, but insisted not paying a ransom was the correct decision.

Cyber attack losses increase in 2016

Sci-Tech

Cyber attack losses increase in 2016

Computer viruses caused losses of 10.4 trillion VND (470 million USD) in 2016, surpassing the 8.7 trillion VND the year before, according to the latest report from the BKAV Technology Group.

Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

World

Malaysia: Abu Sayyaf militant leader killed

A leader of the Philippine Islamic militant group Abu Sayyaf - Abraham Hamid - was killed by Malaysian security forces during a gun fight offshore Sabah state, Borneo island of Malaysia, on December 10.