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Philippines prepares for historic peace deal
MILF rebels in the Philippines are about to sign a breakthrough peace deal to end the 40-year conflict.
Last updated: 25 Mar 2014 12:42 GMT
Philippine polls give president solid control
Benigno Aquino becomes first leader to enjoy majority in both Senate and House, since democracy was restored in 1986.
Last updated: 14 May 2013 13:04 GMT
Family affair: Philippine political dynasties
Clans rule 73 out of 80 provinces and with midterm elections on Monday, experts say dynasties are impeding progress.
Last updated: 11 May 2013 11:55 GMT
Rural Thais roar to political forefront
The landslide victory of a young, female leader and her populist campaign could drastically alter the polarised nation.
Last updated: 04 Jul 2011 17:45 GMT
Aquino named Philippine president
Parliament declares son of democracy heroes president after confirming landslide win.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2010 09:05 GMT
Aquino to be Philippine president
Parliament to declare son of democracy heroes president after confirming landslide win.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2010 04:40 GMT
Philippines confirms Aquino win
Benigno "NoyNoy" Aquino declared winner month after presidential election was held.
Last updated: 08 Jun 2010 10:35 GMT
Aquino vows Arroyo graft probe
Outgoing Philippine president appoints new chief justice as polls front-runner vows probe.
Last updated: 12 May 2010 07:21 GMT
Aquino set for Philippines victory
Son of democracy icon heading for presidency as partial results give him a huge lead.
Last updated: 11 May 2010 07:41 GMT
Philippine elections get under way
Son of democracy leaders ahead in opinion polls as 40 million people expected to vote.
Last updated: 10 May 2010 03:48 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
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Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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