Modi meets Philippines president, chats with Abe

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday met with Philippines President Benigno Aquino and later also held a brief interaction with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

Obama calls Philippines President, conveys condolences

US President Barack Obama today called his Pilipino counterpart President Benigno Aquino to express his condolences for the devastation.

Court orders 3rd arrest of ex-Philippine president

Arroyo`s lawyers questioned the charges during oral arguments, and the court said it would take a second look.

US cable says Philippines` President `diffident`

Philippine President Benigno Aquino was described by the former United States` envoy as diffident and unassertive.

Aquino proclaimed Philippines` 15th President

The Philippine Congress has proclaimed Benigno Aquino III the country`s new President.