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Plunder case filed against Philippine president amid resignation calls, protests

Plunder case filed against Philippine president amid resignation calls, protests

Two civic groups filed a complaint of plunder and corruption Wednesday against President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo amid growing calls for her to resign after her husband was implicated in a large-scale bribery scandal.
Led by former Senate President Jovito Salonga, the nationalist groups Kilosbayan and Bantay Katarungan accused Arroyo of violating ethical standards when she _ by her own admission in a radio interview _ signed a US$330 million (


Updated : 2021-06-25 10:43 GMT+08:00