2003 in the Philippines
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2003 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in 2003.
- President - Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
- Vice President - Teofisto Guingona
- Senate President - Franklin Drilon
- House Speaker - Jose de Venecia
- Chief Justice - Hilario Davide, Jr.
- January 2003: 4th World Meeting of Families was held at the Quirino Grandstand Luneta Park, Manila
- July 27: Oakwood mutiny
- September 24, 2003: In an interview on TV Patrol, Kris Aquino, revealed that she incurred a sexually transmitted disease and that she feared for her life when she had a heated argument with her former lover Joey Marquez.
- October 3: - Grand Opening at the SM City Lucena.
- October 13: Jollibee celebrates its 25th anniversary.
- October 23: ABS-CBN Corporation celebrates the 50th anniversary of Philippine television and the 50th anniversary of ABS-CBN and unveils the "Kapamilya" branding.
- November 21: - Grand Opening at the SM City Baguio.
- November 28: - Grand Opening at the SM City Marilao.
- December 5 to December 13: - The Philippines participated at the 22nd Southeast Asian Games were held in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Main article: 2003 in Philippine television
- March 12: Andrea Brillantes, actress, Model, Commercial Endorser
- March 16: Francheska Salcedo, actress
- March 31: Carl Alexander Acosta, actor and dancer
- August 16: Harvey Bautista, actor
- October 21: Amy Nobleza, singer and actress
- December 27: Louise Abuel, actor/TV commercial model
- June 24: Rene Cayetano, former Senator and father of Senator Pia and Alan Peter Cayetano (born December 12, 1934)
- July 18: César Ramírez, former actor and father of the late Ace Vergel (born 1929)
- July 19: Oscar Moreno, former actor and father of Boots Anson-Roa (born 1921)
- July 19: Vic Vargas, former actor (born 1939)
- September 10: Tata Esteban, 48, former film director (born September 28, 1954)
- September 26: Inday Badiday, Filipino host and journalist who was known as Philippine television's "queen of showbiz talk shows" and "queen of intrigues" (born 1944)
- November 14: Carding Castro, former singer-comedian and singing comic duo Reycard Duet (born 1935)
- November 17: Betty Chua-Sy, former finance executive for the Coca-Cola Export Corp. (born 1972)
- November 20: AR Santiago, son of Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago (born 1980)
- December 14: Blas Ople, former Senator and former Secretary of Department of Foreign Affairs (born 1927)
- December 29: Miko Sotto, former young actor and son of actress Ali Sotto (born 1982)
- "Kris: I feared for my life.". ABS-CBN News Website. 2003-09-24.