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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.

2006-07-24 01:19:09

By Rosemarie Francisco MANILA (Reuters) - President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo will sing the praises of her government's economic achievements and plans for the Philippines in her annual speech to the nation on Monday, more politically secure than she was a year ago.

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.

2006-03-13 04:44:58

By Manny Mogato MANILA (Reuters) - Rogue soldiers face tough action by the Philippine government to discourage coup plots after moves to rehabilitate "habitual delinquents" failed, Defense Secretary Avelino Cruz said on Monday.

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.

2006-02-25 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.

2006-02-24 07:48:59

By Manny Mogato and John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared emergency rule in the Philippines on Friday after the military said it foiled a coup attempt, but analysts criticized the move as unwarranted and potentially damaging to the economy.

2006-02-24 05:03:43

By Manny Mogato and John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo declared emergency rule in the Philippines on Friday after the military said it foiled a coup attempt, but analysts criticized the move as unwarranted and potentially damaging to the economy.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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