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Philippines and Muslim rebel group sign peace deal

Philippines and Muslim rebel group sign peace deal

Manila, AP—The Philippine government signed a peace accord with the country’s largest Muslim rebel group on Thursday, the culmination of years of negotiations and a significant political achievement for President Benigno Aquino III. The deal grants largely...
Philippine president to camp in Tacloban

Philippine president to camp in Tacloban

Tacloban, Philippines, AP—President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday that he will stay in typhoon-battered Leyte province until he sees more progress in the aid effort following complaints from survivors that they have yet to receive proper help. Aquino is expected to...