Former Philippines President Joseph Estrada has been elected mayor of Manila, pipping a former presidential rival to the post.
UPI Almanac for Friday, May 10, 2013.
In a sign of trust, Filipino President Benigno Aquino has visited a Moro Islamic Liberation Front camp.
Three police officers and three soldiers are among 13 armed people killed during a shootout with security forces in a street in Quezon City.
The Philippines has made progress against corruption in political life but more work is needed to keep the momentum going, President Benigno Aquino 3rd said.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 10, 2012.
Politicians are pressing for the vote-rigging trial of former Philippines President Gloria Arroyo be conducted under the glare of television lights.
Corazon Aquino has upset some allies by apologizing to another former president of the Philippines, Joseph Estrada, officials said.
A Philippines official Wednesday endorsed filing charges against a former justice secretary and his wife in a $2 million extortion case, lawmakers said.
UPI Almanac for Friday, April 4, 2008.