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Thousands march against corruption in Manila

Hundreds of thousands of people hold a mass rally against the alleged misuse of public funds.

Last Modified: 26 Aug 2013 12:46
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Hundreds of thousands of people in the Philippines have held a mass rally against the alleged misuse of public funds.

The campaign was largely organised through social media.

It follows a scandal involving a prominent business woman who allegedly helped politicians channel funding.

Al Jazeera's Rob Mcbride reports from Manila.

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