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Activists Protest US-Philippine Military Pact

President Barack Obama's visit to the Philippines and the new military partnership between the two allies triggered a protest by leftists opposed to an increased American military presence in the nation. About 100 protesters clashed with police in the capital, Manila on Monday afternoon, disrupting traffic near Malacanan Palace. A reporter for VOA said she saw about 800 demonstrators marching down the street carrying an effigy of President Obama mounted in a chariot pulled by...

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