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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011.
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No hero's burial for Filipino dictator

No hero's burial for Filipino dictator

MANILA, Philippines, Oct. 12 (UPI) -- Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has rejected a recommendation that former dictator Ferdinand Marcos be given a Filipino hero's burial.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011.
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Ferdinand Marcos to be buried in home province

Ferdinand Marcos to be buried in home province

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 10 (UPI) -- The family of ex-Philippines ruler Ferdinand Marcos reached a deal with the government to bury Marcos in his home province with military honors, officials said.
Govt. mulls Marcos family funeral demand

Govt. mulls Marcos family funeral demand

MANILA, Philippines, March 10 (UPI) -- The family of the late Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos is again seeking burial with honors for the leader, who died in Hawaii in 1989.

Philippines honors U.S. congressman

MANILA, Philippines, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The widow of U.S. Rep. Stephen Solarz said the uprising in the Philippines inspired recent protests in the Middle East as she accepted an award for her husband.

Philippines still seeks Marcos's money

MANILA, Philippines, May 1 (UPI) -- The head of the Philippine Presidential Commission on Good Government says he still hopes to recover some of the assets of former President Ferdinand Marcos.

Imelda Marcos runs for Parliament

MANILA, Philippines, March 26 (UPI) -- Imelda Marcos, widow of longtime Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, has announced another run for elective office at the age of 80.

Court lets Imelda Marcos stay as executor

MANILA, Philippines, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- Former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos and her son can retain control of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' estate, a court has ruled.

McCain aide's lobbying past under scrutiny

WASHINGTON, May 22 (UPI) -- Lobbyist Charles Black, a friend and key adviser to U.S. Sen. John McCain, has come under fire for his representing foreign interests, including dictators.

Lobbyist Black driving McCain's success

WASHINGTON, April 13 (UPI) -- Arizona Sen. John McCain emerged as the GOP standard-bearer in the presidential race with the help of veteran insider Charlie Black, observers say.

Corazon Aquino has cancer, says family

MANILA, Philippines, March 24 (UPI) -- Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, 74, has been diagnosed with colon cancer, her daughter said Monday.

Imelda Marcos innocent of dollar salting

MANILA, Philippines, March 10 (UPI) -- Imelda Marcos, former first lady of the Philippines, was acquitted Monday in Manila of 32 counts of dollar salting that amounted to $33 billion.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Feb. 25, 2008.
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Analysis: U.S. military aid to Philippines

Analysis: U.S. military aid to Philippines

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- U.S. military assistance to the Philippines has been effective in building counterinsurgency capacity, according to a forthcoming study for the Combating Terrorism Center at West Point, but critics say it has come at the price of a U.S. blind eye to extrajudicial killings there.
SHAUN WATERMAN, UPI Homeland and National Security Editor

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