2013 in the Philippines

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2013 in the Philippines details events of note that happened in the Philippines in the year 2013.

Incumbents[edit]

President Benigno S. Aquino III
Benigno S. Aquino III
Vice-President Jejomar C. Binay, Sr.
Jejomar C. Binay, Sr.
Senate President Franklin M. Drilon
Franklin M. Drilon
House Speaker Feliciano R. Belmonte, Jr.
Feliciano R. Belmonte, Jr.
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno
Maria Lourdes
P.A. Sereno

Events[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

  • April 20 – A Chinese fishing vessel with 20 fishermen on board, ran ground at the Tubbataha reef, almost two months after an American navy ship ran ground on the same reef. The fishermen will face charges of illegal poaching and attempted bribery.[9]

May[edit]

Location of the shooting incident, the territorial waters and EEZ claimed by both countries
  • May 2 – Former police officer Cesar Mancao, accused of involvement in the murders of publicist Bubby Dacer and his driver Emmanuel Corbito, escaped from the custody of the National Bureau of Investigation.[10]
  • May 9 – A Philippine Coastguard vessel open fired a Taiwanese fishing vessel, allegedly inside Philippine maritime territory, leaving one Taiwanese fisherman dead. Tensions between Taiwan and the Philippines heat up as Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, threatens to impose sanction on the Philippines following a day after the incident. The Philippine Coast Guard sympathizes with the victim but refuses to apologize for the incident and insisted that its personnel are just doing its job to address illegal fishing.[11]
  • May 132013 Mid-term Elections.[12]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

Demonstrators in Luneta Park

September[edit]

October[edit]

The rubble of the Church of Our Lady of Light in Loon, Bohol, the oldest and one of the largest in the province

November[edit]

Janet Lim-Napoles's official mugshot
  • November 7Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind in the P10 billion pork barrel scam faced the Senate for the first time to answer the allegations against her.[36]
Map showing the path of a storm as represented by colored dots connected by a white line; the position of the dots indicates the storm's position at six-hour intervals, while color denotes the storm's intensity at that point.

December[edit]

National holidays[edit]

Holidays in italics are "special days", while those in regular type are "regular holidays".

In addition, several other places observe local holidays, such as the foundation of their town. These are also "special days."

Theater, culture and arts[edit]

Music[edit]

Albums[edit]

Concerts[edit]

Sports[edit]

Broadcasting[edit]

Television[edit]

For the events related to Philippine television in 2013, see 2013 in Philippine television.

Films[edit]

Deaths[edit]

References[edit]

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