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3 Philippine senators charged with plunder

Philippine government prosecutors have filed corruption charges against three senators who allegedly received millions of dollars in kickbacks from funds allocated for projects for the poor.

Ex-Philippines President Arroyo, 21 others charged with plunder

Former Philippines President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and 21 government officials were charged Thursday with plunder for alleged misuse of the $20.74 million Malampaya fund in 2009.