By Jim Gomez Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president asked Congress on Monday to pass a troubled Muslim autonomy bill at the heart of efforts to end a bloody rebellion in the country’s south and legislation that aims to lessen the stranglehold on power of entrenched political families, which include his. In […]
By Oliver Teves The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president on Saturday, March 2 urged members of a Muslim royal clan from the southern Philippines who occupied a village in eastern Malaysia three weeks ago to surrender, one day after a shootout left 14 people dead.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Just a few months into his tenure, President Benigno Aquino III has angered the powerful Catholic Church by expressing support for
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama and Southeast Asian leaders met Friday to discuss territorial disputes with China and a fast-growing trade relationship
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Newly elected Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on July 26 blasted his predecessor’s administration for what he called misguided