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2006-09-05 13:10:48

By Carmel Crimmins CABANATUAN CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - James Ayunga thinks of death whenever a motorcycle roars past. "I get goosebumps when I hear one come up behind me," said the farmers' activist and father of three.

2006-09-04 04:13:36

MANILA (Reuters) - Imelda Marcos, the Philippines' former first lady, may return to politics next year and run for mayor of the capital Manila, her eldest daughter Imee said on Monday.

2006-05-04 18:54:20

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Nearly 10,000 victims of human rights abuses by former Philippines ruler Ferdinand Marcos' government should share the $30 million to $40 million that heirs of a treasure hunter imprisoned by Marcos had sought for themselves, a U.S. court ruled on Thursday.

2006-03-01 11:30:00

By Manny Mogato GUIMBA, Philippines (Reuters) - Gregorio Concepcion did not hesitate in 2004 when he was chosen to plant hybrid rice on his small farm in a northern province known as the rice bowl of the Philippines.

2006-02-28 02:32:17

By Manny Mogato and John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine government said on Tuesday it may lift emergency rule within days, but police geared up for more arrests of suspected plotters as fears lingered of an attempt to topple President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.

2006-02-26 21:47:12

By Rosemarie Francisco and John Chalmers MANILA (Reuters) - Tensions within the Philippine military over a foiled coup receded on Monday but problems loomed on a new front for President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as lawyers prepared to challenge her emergency rule in court.

2006-02-25 08:45:27

By Manny Mogato and Carmel Crimmins MANILA (Reuters) - Suspected coup plotters were hauled in for questioning and the office of an opposition newspaper was raided in the Philippines on Saturday, a day after President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared a state of emergency.

2006-02-25 06:52:02

By Manny Mogato and Carmel Crimmins MANILA (Reuters) - Suspected coup plotters were hauled in for questioning and the office of an opposition newspaper was raided in the Philippines on Saturday, a day after President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo imposed a state of emergency.

2006-02-25 03:27:16

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines marked 20 years of freedom from dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Saturday as President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo used a state of emergency to weed out opponents she blames for an alleged plot to oust her.

2006-02-25 00:40:00

The Philippines marked 20 years of freedom from dictator Ferdinand Marcos on Saturday under a state of emergency as President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo confronted an alleged plot by communists, soldiers and politicians to oust her.


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