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Estrada on campaign trail as SC decides presidency case

MANILA -- Ousted Philippine President Joseph Estrada Wednesday campaigned for his wife's senatorial campaign and for other fellow party members as the Supreme Court decides whether he is still the legitimate president.

Justice Secretary Hernando Perez said that while the government is prepared for the unlikely possibility of a favorable ruling for Estrada, the people might not accept such a verdict.

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Indian govt declares 15-day ceasefire in Manipur

IMPHAL, India -- The Indian government announced a unilateral ceasefire in Manipur for 15 days starting on March 1 in conjunction with the Holi festival.

Military officials asked separatists operating in the region to also suspend military operations during this time. They warned that the army and police would respond with force if attacked.

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Central Asia

Nepalese govt attempts
to stop Tibetan
New Year celebrations
(World Tibet News)

Central Asia's beauty
(Times of Central Asia)

East Asia

228 victims demand
(Taipei Times)

President joins fray on
Japanese textbook controversy
(Korea Herald)

Pacific Islands

Saipan resident gets
Oscar nomination
(Saipan Tribune)

Tragedy hits Guam
(Pacific Daily News)

South Asia

Lankan jets bomb
LTTE bases
(Times of India)

Lanka moves to save
Bamiyan Buddhas from
(Times of India)

Southeast Asia

Civil emergency unlikely
in Kalimantan
(Jakarta Post)

Intimidation in Asia
(Bangkok Post)

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