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2005-08-21 00:25:34

By Stuart Grudgings MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo faces a crucial week as flagging opposition attempts to impeach her come to a head and a court rules on the centrepiece of her economic reform plans.

2005-08-10 02:30:12

By Stuart Grudgings MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine legislators began hearing impeachment complaints and fresh allegations of election fraud against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo on Wednesday as a months-old scandal continued to paralyze her administration.

2005-07-26 01:13:14

By Stuart Grudgings MANILA (Reuters) - A political crisis that has shaken the Philippines and put off investors looked set on Tuesday to grind on for months with an impeachment case against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo entangled in Congress.

2005-07-25 05:58:15

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo said on Monday it was time to overhaul a dysfunctional political system in the Philippines but avoided any mention of an attempt to impeach her over allegations of vote-rigging and corruption.

2005-07-24 22:23:11

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo faces protests and the threat of impeachment on Monday as she gives a key policy speech staking out her plans to overcome a political crisis and push economic reforms.

2005-07-24 01:52:34

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo must give the speech of her political life on Monday to convince Filipinos and foreign investors she can overcome scandals to deliver on her economic and social reforms.

2005-07-23 02:41:12

By David Fogarty MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine government expressed frustration on Saturday at opponents trying to topple the president, saying they can't make up their minds how to tackle voting-rigging allegations against her.

2005-07-22 03:22:27

By David Fogarty MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine opposition said on Friday it fears the government will try to scuttle its impeachment case against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and vowed more street protests if their bid to unseat her fails.

2005-07-20 04:57:16

By Dolly Aglay MANILA (Reuters) - Philippine opposition politicians said on Wednesday they were hardening up an impeachment case against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and intended to file at least 10 charges against her within days.

2005-07-18 06:14:27

By John O'Callaghan MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippine opposition, warming to the idea of impeaching President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, said on Monday it was seeking to broaden the complaints against her with help from disgruntled former ministers.


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ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.