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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014
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Businesswoman in Philippines surrenders to face corruption charges

MANILA, Aug. 29 (UPI) -- A Philippines businesswoman suspected of embezzling millions of dollars in government funds has surrendered, police said.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Monday. Feb. 11, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.
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Philippines remembers Marcos era

MANILA, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- The Philippines legislature has approved a bill that would authorize the teaching of atrocities committed under former President Ferdinand Marcos.

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UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 25, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, Nov. 30, 2012.
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Myanmar removes 2,000 names from blacklist

YANGON, Myanmar, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- A former U.S. secretary of state and exiled Burmese activists are no longer banned from entering Myanmar, officials there say.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012.
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Obama, Aquino to sustain countries' bond

Obama, Aquino to sustain countries' bond

WASHINGTON, June 8 (UPI) -- The United States and the Philippines plan to maintain their long relationship on economic and strategic issues of mutual interest, President Obama said Friday.

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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.
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Benigno Aquino III takes presidential oath

MANILA, Philippines, June 30 (UPI) -- Storm clouds didn't deter thousands of people from attending the swearing-in ceremony of Benigno Aquino III as the Philippines' 15th president Wednesday.

New Filipino government not so new

MANILA, Philippines, June 29 (UPI) -- The Philippines' new president promised to fill his cabinet with extraordinary individuals but many of his choices are retreads, political observers say.

Arroyo pats her own back as her term ends

MANILA, Philippines, June 12 (UPI) -- Gloria Arroyo said Saturday she is handing over a "new Philippines" to her successor as she celebrated Independence Day for the last time as president.

Final tally shows Aquino won presidency

MANILA, Philippines, June 8 (UPI) -- Liberal Party candidate Benigno Aquino III has won the presidency of the Philippines, the final tally by the National Board of Canvassers indicates.

Philippines' election hit by some violence

MANILA, Philippines, May 10 (UPI) -- Millions of Filipinos, using a new automated system, voted Monday to pick a new president in an election marred by some acts of violence.
Aquino's son announces for president

Aquino's son announces for president

MANILA, Philippines, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Philippine Sen. Benigno Aquino III, son of the late Corazon Aquino, Wednesday announced his candidacy for president, the office his mother once held.
Thousands pay last respects to Aquino

Thousands pay last respects to Aquino

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 5 (UPI) -- An estimated 150,000 mourners braved heavy rains Wednesday to say a final goodbye to former Philippines President Corazon Aquino.
Manila bids goodbye to Corazon Aquino

Manila bids goodbye to Corazon Aquino

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- A funeral motorcade for former Philippine President Corazon Aquino drew tens of thousands of people into the streets of Manila, witnesses said Monday.
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