Aquino named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People of the World


President Aquino: On Time’s list. AP FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—President Aquino has been named one of Time magazine’s 100 most influential people of the world.

“The sputtering economy stabilized and became hot,” wrote Time news director Howard Chua-Eoan in the magazine’s profile of President Aquino, adding that Aquino

“pushed through a reproductive-rights law that many said was impossible in the fervently Catholic nation.”

Time also cited Aquino’s confrontation with Beijing over its claim to virtually all of the South China Sea. “It is a brave stance, given the long-term consequences still unknown.”

Aquino landed in the category of “Leaders” together with such leaders like US President Barrack Obama.

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  • Trollollolloll

    Of course he’ll be on that list. Ilang milyong botante ba naman ang nauto eh.

  • boybakal

    Aquino named one of Time’s 100 Most Influential People of the World

    Agree…..Bad Influence.

  • $18209031

    Republik of the Aquxx. Mabuhay ang mga Oligarkos !

  • pinoyislander

    sa mga haters, mamatay kayo sa inggit. di kayo makakapasok sa most influence persons ng time magaZine or any list of the same in your lifetime

  • berdengleon

    a perspective of some/someone from the “outside looking in”, and that says a lot on how this choice was made…

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  • disillusioned panda

    and his greatest contribution to the whole Sabah affair was not doing anything despite calls from certain quarters to intervene. sensible !

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