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Romulo favors Aquino

MANILA, Philippines—Malacañang Monday served notice to its troops to ‘toe the line’ after Foreign Secretary Alberto Romulo—one of its most senior Cabinet officials—broadly indicated his support for Sen. Benigno ‘Noynoy’ Aquino III, the Liberal Party’s standard-bearer in the 2010 presidential election. News that Romulo was favoring the senator came the same day that another administration official—Commissioner Jaime Jacob of the Presidential Anti-Graft Commission (PAGC)—announced he was resigning his post in order to support the presidential bid of the late former President Corazon Aquino’s only son. Jacob’s resignation was the latest sign of cracks in the facade of administration unity and…

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