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Philippines' Arroyo to run for Congress again

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Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo registered Wednesday to run for another term in Congress, despite facing graft charges and claiming to be suffering a serious illness that needs treatment abroad. 

Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo, seen here in February 2012, has registered to run for another term in Congress, despite facing graft charges and claiming to be suffering a serious illness that needs treatment abroad.

The 65-year-old posted on her Facebook page her certificate of candidacy for Congress in her home province of Pampanga in the 2013 elections.

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