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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 30, 2013.
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War in South China Sea?

War in South China Sea?

LONDON, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- An ugly momentum is building in the South China Sea, where an official Chinese newspaper called last week for war against Vietnam and the Philippines.
MARTIN WALKER, UPI Editor Emeritus

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UPI Almanac for Monday, June 30, 2008.
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Ex-Philippine President Estrada pardoned

MANILA, Philippines, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo Thursday granted former President Joseph Estrada executive clemency, sparing him prison for corruption.

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UPI almanac for Saturday, June 30, 2007.

East Asia economic union urged

FUKUOKA, Japan, April 1 (UPI) -- Former leaders of five East Asia nations had a rare reunion in Japan and urged the formation of an economic alliance to promote their common interests.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, June 30, the 181st day of 2006 with 184 to follow.
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Manila anti-Arroyo protest draws thousands

MANILA, Philippines, July 13 (UPI) -- A planned protest in Manila calling for the resignation of Philippine President Gloria Arroyo drew some 30,000 people Wednesday, below organizers' expectations. Police were on maximum alert to prevent the outbreak of violence during the protest.

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, June 30, the 181st day of 2005 with 184 to follow.
By United Press International

Analysis:Filipino mines may boost growth

SINGAPORE, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- A landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the Philippines could finally unlock the economic growth potential of the country's mining sector.

Philippines faces painful taxes

SINGAPORE, July 1 (UPI) -- Newly reelected Philippines President Gloria Arroyo's inaugural speech Wednesday aimed to create a feel-good atmosphere for her electorate as she promised to cr

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, June 30, the 182nd day of 2004 with 184 to follow.
By United Press International

Arroyo inauguration to break with the past

MANILA, Philippines, June 28 (UPI) -- President Gloria Arroyo's inauguration in Manila will be a turning point for the Philippines, her spokesman said Monday.

The Almanac

Today is Monday, June 30, the 181st day of 2003 with 184 to follow.
By United Press International
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Fidel Ramos
WAP2000051701 - 17 MAY 2000 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Former President of the Philippenes Fidel Ramos speaks on US-Philippene relations at the National Press Club in Washington, May 17. jr/jr/Joel Rennich UPI

Commander, Legion of Merit Military Merit Medal United Nations Service Medal Vietnam Service Medal L├ęgion d'honneur Distinguished Conduct Star (Philippines) United States Military Academy Distinguished Award Korean Service Medal Order of Dato Laila Utama (Brunei) Commander, Order of Dharma Pratana (Indonesia) Grand Order of Mugunghwa Collar, Order of Civil Merit Honorary Knight Grand Cross, Order of Saint Michael and Saint George Collar, Order of Isabella the Catholic Order of the Crown of Malaysia Knight Grand Cordon, Order of the White Elephant Order of Nishan-I-Pakistan Collar, Order of Carlos III Collar, Order of the Merit of Chile

Fidel "Eddie" Valdez Ramos (born March 18, 1928), popularly known as FVR, was the 12th President of the Philippines from 1992 to 1998. During his six years in office, Ramos was widely credited and admired by many for revitalizing and renewing international confidence in the Philippine economy.

Prior to his election as president, Ramos served in the Cabinet of President Corazon Aquino first as chief-of-staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and, later on, as Secretary of National Defense from 1986 to 1991.

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