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Hong Kong gives Philippines sanctions warning
Substantial progress demanded within a month in talks on apology and compensation for 2010 hostage tragedy.
Last updated: 05 Nov 2013 08:36 GMT
Ramadan with the rebels of Mindanao
MILF prays for a peace deal by 2014, with talks set to resume after holy month.
Last updated: 05 Aug 2013 16:49 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
Violence casts shadow over Philippines vote
Deadly attacks precede elections with at least 50 people killed, five of them reported murdered on eve of contest.
Last updated: 12 May 2013 10:15 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
Philippine Catholics oppose birth-control law
Church leaders vow to overturn legislation that will make sex education and contraceptives more widely available.
Last updated: 18 Dec 2012 16:37 GMT
Court rules Arroyo can stay in hospital
Court rules former Philippine president facing vote-rigging charges can remain in hospital for "humanitarian reasons".
Last updated: 21 Nov 2011 10:31 GMT
Ex-Philippine president arrested in hospital
Arroyo to face trial for electoral fraud, despite her lawyers' pleas that she needs overseas medical help.
Last updated: 21 Nov 2011 08:39 GMT
Philippines in new gambling probe
Several aides of President Aquino are to face senate inquiry over suspected links with "jueteng".
Last updated: 25 Oct 2010 12:48 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
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