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Politics of Philippines

Hong Kong's Filipino community flocks to vote in home elections

As absentee voting in Philippine congressional and local government elections began last week, Filipinos in Hong Kong made sure their voices were heard. Some 2,500 cast ballots, far more than in any other Filipino community abroad.

Sunday, 21 April, 2013, 8:00am

Letters to the Editor, April 18, 2013

A subsidy from the government's Environment and Conservation Fund, a pilot food waste recycling scheme has been established, and my apartment in Discovery Bay is one of the participants.

18 Apr 2013 - 3:18am 4 comments

Hong Kong's one country, two systems gives hope for Manila

Some have doubts about Hong Kong's "one country, two systems" model but as inspiration for resolving a problem there can be no doubting its worth. An agreement reached between the Philippine government and the country's biggest Muslim rebel group involves a plan that, from a distance, bears striking similarity.

15 Oct 2012 - 1:53am 1 comment

Philippines' Gloria Arroyo moved to intensive care

Former Philippine leader Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was moved to intensive care yesterday to stop her suffering a possible heart attack, a week after being arrested in hospital on corruption charges, authorities said.

13 Oct 2012 - 3:50am

Former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo arrested over graft

A "distraught" ex-Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo was arrested at hospital after being charged over a third case of alleged corruption during her time in power.

5 Oct 2012 - 4:29am