People Power II has started at the EDSA Shrine as Day 23 of the Philippine President’s Impeachment Trial yesterday ended when shortly before midnight, the President was “in effect” acquitted when 11 senator-judges quashed a move to open an envelope crucial to the prosecution. The Philippine Peso also closes to an all-time low. More details at the Philippine Daily Inquirer Interactive and CNN.com.
The Philippines in crisis
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