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Aquino conferred highest Indon award

President Aquino: No government money  AP FILE PHOTO

As a testament to the close friendship between Indonesia and the Philippines, President Benigno Aquino III on Friday received the highest award the Indonesian government can give to those who have rendered extraordinary service to its nation.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino in Bali hails checks, balances in a democracy

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III championed checks and balances in a working democracy, even if running a government without it is tempting as it can get things done faster, in a speech he delivered on Friday before the 7th Bali Democracy Forum.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am student gifts ecstatic Aquino with Harvard T-shirt

NOVEL WELCOME President Aquino gets a heckling—and a
shirt—after delivering his policy speech at John F. Kennedy School of
Government at Harvard University in Massachusetts. EDWIN BACASMAS

No sooner had President Benigno Aquino III wished he had something to remember the private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, by when he received a cool gift from a young Filipino-American.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino to UN: End long debates, act now to stop perils of climate change

Benigno Aquino III, President of the Philippines, speaks during the United Nations Climate Summit, Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014 at U.N. headquarters.  AP PHOTO/JOHN MINCHILLO

President Aquino on Tuesday called on nations to end a protracted debate and work together to save the world from the perils of climate change.

Posted: September 25th, 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 »