By Hrvoje Hranjski The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — With a sense of entitlement and a life of privilege familiar to a scion of the political elite, former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo successfully weathered coup attempts and corruption scandals during her nine years in power. She once even banished her husband abroad when he […]
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Newly elected Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on July 26 blasted his predecessor’s administration for what he called misguided
MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president-apparent and nominees to what he pledged would be a lean, graft-free Cabinet promised last Wednesday to travel overseas less, investigate corruption and renew peace talks on ending decades-long insurgencies.
GENERAL SANTOS, Philippines (AP) — Kristia Subang wiped her father’s coffin with a cloth and recalled the last time she saw the veteran newspaperman, when he woke her with a surprise gift of a new set of shoes for school — the night before he and 29 colleagues were massacred on their final assignment.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine court has overturned the rape conviction of a U.S. Marine from Missouri whose case became a rallying point for activists demanding American forces leave the country.
ANILA, Philippines (AP) — From five-star hotel lounges to army camps to Manila’s slums, Filipinos celebrated a victory by boxer Manny Pacquiao that gave this country a break from its financial worries.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The drama and glitter of the U.S. elections had many Filipinos enthralled. What left them envious was how fast and orderly the process went.