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Arrest order issued for Arroyo

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A special appellate collegial court in the Philippines has ordered the arrest of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on charges of embezzlement. 

The Philippine Daily Inquirer reported on its website on Thursday that the Sandiganbayan, or a special appellate collegial court, issued the arrest order for the former president in a case involving alleged misuse of Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office funds.  

The court also signed arrest orders for nine others, including former officials at the sweepstakes office.

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