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Stories with organization: Philippines government
  • Philippines fears new fighting with stalled Muslim autonomy story has photos
    Updated: Feb-03-16 7:21 am

    MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine Congress ended its last regular session of its term Wednesday without passing a Muslim autonomy bill that aims to peacefully settle a decades-long Muslim rebellion in the south, sparking concerns the setback may ignite new fighting.

  • Philippine leader welcomes Japan's emperor as ties blossom story has photos
    Updated: Jan-27-16 9:04 am

    MANILA, Philippines - Philippine President Benigno Aquino III gave a red-carpet welcome to Japan's emperor Wednesday in a sign of blossoming ties between the two nations, both mired in territorial disputes with China, while further moving past painful memories of Japan's World War II aggression.

  • US welcomes court ruling on Philippine defense pact 
    Updated: Jan-12-16 4:58 pm

    WASHINGTON - The United States on Tuesday welcomed a court ruling on the constitutionality of a defense pact with the Philippines, saying it would allow the allies to strengthen their maritime cooperation amid tensions with China in the disputed South China Sea.