Benigno Aquino III

Philippines presidential elections: Voting begins; 5 candidates vying to succeed Benigno Aquino III

Philippines presidential elections: Voting begins; 5 candidates vying to succeed Benigno Aquino III

Voting began on Monday across Philippines to elect a new president.

May 09, 2016, 08:55 AM IST

Philippines gets 1st fighter jets in a decade amid sea feud

The Philippines on Saturday received the delivery of two Korean-made fighter jets the country's first supersonic combat aircraft in a decade as it strengthens its underfunded military amid an escalating territorial feud with China.

Nov 28, 2015, 15:05 PM IST

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III greets Muslim citizens on Ramadan-eve

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III Saturday expressed his solidarity with the Muslim population ahead of the fasting month of Ramadan.

Jun 28, 2014, 13:19 PM IST

Philippines on MERS alert: Official

Philippines President Benigno Aquino III has asked health authorities in the country to raise awareness among the public about the deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-Corona Virus (MERS-CoV), Health Secretary Enrique Ona said Saturday.

Apr 19, 2014, 16:40 PM IST

Pranab Mukherjee expresses grief over loss of lives in Philippines

President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed grief and sorrow over the loss of life and destruction caused by the recent typhoon in the Philippines.

Nov 13, 2013, 12:59 PM IST

Manila: China set impossible conditions for visit

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III cancelled a trip to a Chinese trade fair after Beijing demanded that he first withdraw a legal complaint over disputed territories in the South China Sea, Filipino officials said on Monday.

Sep 02, 2013, 18:03 PM IST

Philippines adds 2nd major warship to fleet

The Philippines is adding a second major warship to its fleet to challenge China`s massive territorial claims that Filipino officials say intrude in their country`s potentially oil-rich seas.

Aug 06, 2013, 14:39 PM IST

Malaysia rejects offer of unilateral ceasefire by self-styled leader of militant group

Malaysia has rejected an offer of a unilateral ceasefire offer by the self-styled Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III.

Mar 08, 2013, 17:47 PM IST

Philippines charges ex-president Arroyo`s husband

The former president`s husband has denied taking part in any fraud, and says he never owned the helicopters, as investigators have alleged.

Jun 06, 2012, 22:23 PM IST

Philippine leader warns of possible terror attack

Benigno Aquino III said security will be very tight for the procession of a centuries-old image of Jesus Christ.

Jan 08, 2012, 15:10 PM IST

Ex-Philippine leader to stay detained in hospital

More than a dozen left-wing activists demanded that Gloria Macapagal Arroyo be locked up like a common suspect in jail.

Nov 21, 2011, 13:47 PM IST

Calm in Philippines after ex-leader`s arrest

Former Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo once had strong ties to the Army.

Nov 20, 2011, 12:39 PM IST

Philippine President meets Muslim rebel chief

The meeting between Benigno Aquino III and Al Haj Murad Ibrahim of MILF took place in Tokyo.

Aug 05, 2011, 14:11 PM IST

Thousands rally amid Filipino leader`s key report

Thousands of mostly left-wing protesters marched in Manila to demand higher wages, farmland.

Jul 25, 2011, 14:55 PM IST

Philippine President hasn`t improved rights: Group

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has failed to impress Human Rights Watch.

Jun 29, 2011, 13:06 PM IST

Philippine Prez tours US carrier Carl Vinson

The USS Carl Vinson had received US SEAL teams who carried bin Laden`s body.

May 14, 2011, 15:13 PM IST

Philippine Prez says media ruining his love life

Philippines` says journalists` prying eyes are ruining his love life.

Dec 04, 2010, 18:09 PM IST

Benigno Aquino III sworn in as Philippine President

Benigno Aquino III, sworn in on Wednesday
as the Philippines` 15th president, promised to prosecute the
corrupt and banish poverty as he urged Filipinos to help him
in a job he likened to a biblical burden.

Jun 30, 2010, 23:33 PM IST

Philippines` Aquino takes oath, swears to fight graft

Benigno Aquino III, the son of two democracy heroes, told hundreds of thousands of people he would deliver on his promise to tackle entrenched corruption.

Jun 30, 2010, 13:44 PM IST

Filipino Muslim rebels open to talks with Aquino

Muslim guerrillas in Philippines are ready to begin peace talks with Aquino.

May 16, 2010, 16:13 PM IST