The year 2013 in the Philippines saw President Aquino’s administration buoyed by mid-term election results in May but otherwise mired in scandal, episodes of violence in Mindanao and the Sulu Archipelago, escalating tensions with China, and difficulties responding to the massive typhoon that hit the Eastern Visayas in early November.
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Research Article| February 01 2014
The Philippines in 2013: Disappointment, Disgrace, Disaster
Asian Survey (2014) 54 (1): 64–70.
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John T. Sidel; The Philippines in 2013: Disappointment, Disgrace, Disaster. Asian Survey 1 February 2014; 54 (1): 64–70. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2014.54.1.64
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