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Boston College renames scholarship grant to honor Ninoy and Cory Aquino

BOSTON COLLEGE VISIT President Aquino greets students,
members of the faculty and members of the Filipino community at
the reception line during his visit to Boston College on Sunday.
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President Aquino on Sunday expressed his gratitude to Boston College for renaming its Asian-American Scholarship after his parents, Benigno and Corazon Aquino.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gov’t spends P14.8 million for Aquino’s US trip

President Benigno S. Aquino III at a forum in Berlin with members of the Philippine media before he left for Boston. Malacañang Photo Bureau

Malacañang on Monday said the government has allotted P14.8 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s four-day visit to the United States.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

In Boston, Aquino walks down memory lane

President Aquino is welcomed by Defense and Armed Forces Attache Capt. Elson Aguilar upon his arrival at Boston Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, on Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014.  RYAN LIM/ Malacanang Photo Bureau

Dr. Mario Bucal used to tell his late friend Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. that the Filipino opposition leader would one day be the President of the Philippines.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Aquino downplays ISIS threat in PH

President Benigno S. Aquino III AP

President Benigno Aquino III has downplayed the threat posed by the extremist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in the Philippines, saying the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) has been helping prevent Filipino Muslims from getting drawn to the terrorist group.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino to deliver four speeches in three days with Boston on his mind

Berlin,Germany President Benigno Aquino III answers question from the audience during the Policy Forum at the AXICA Gehty lounge organized with Koerber Stiftung and Asia Pacific Association (APA)  President Benigno Aquino III arrived at Berlin Germany on Friday(September 19,2014) for the last leg of his four-nation tour in Europe to meet top German officials and business executives.(Photo By Robert Vinas/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

Four speeches in three days, a pizzeria meeting with a Kennedy and coming home to Boston are some of the highlights of the four-day visit of President Benigno Aquino III to the United States, which officially starts on Sunday afternoon, dawn on Monday in Manila.

Posted: September 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »