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WATCH: Noynoy Aquino – A time of reckoning
Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino III talks about his realizations a year after office the state of the nation during the first year of the Duterte administration and charges filed against him by the Ombudsman
COA: OP has P155.7-M unliquidated fund transfers under Aquino
The amount includes P138 million in unliquidated fund transfers for former president Benigno Aquino III s foreign travels from 2011 to 2015
Rody Duterte: The man, the mayor, the president
Can Rodrigo Roa Duterte lead the nation towards promised change?
Aquino: Life at the top for bachelor president
The Philippines first bachelor president survives the loneliest job in the country without losing his sense of humor
Manny V. Pangilinan, JAZA, and a 'hands-off' Aquino
The businesses of Manuel V Pangilinan and Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala performed generally well these last 6 years thanks to a Chief Executive who is a bit hands off an analyst says
Aquino's letdowns, Duterte's promise
The vote for Duterte was in many ways a protest vote It is as one pollster explains an indicator of discontent with the state of things
The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino III
Throughout his interview with Rappler President Benigno Aquino III is relaxed confident and in good spirits – the picture of a retiring public servant satisfied with a job well done
Are you still alive? The rhetoric of Benigno Aquino III
He is not an actor he says The presidency is not a showbiz performance This is who he is
K to 12 and beyond: A look back at Aquino's 10-point education agenda
In 2010 President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country Did he fulfill his campaign promise?
A week before stepping down, Aquino says he's 'all smiles'
Nakangiti po ako dahil pitong araw na lang po bababa na ako sa puwesto says outgoing President Benigno Aquino III
The President's men, 6 years after
Whom did President Benigno Aquino III listen to when he had to grapple with policy issues? How was he like to members of the Cabinet? Did he play favorites? How has he evolved in the past 6 years?
TIMELINE: Aquino's love-hate relationship with OFWs
Let s take a look at some of the key OFW issues during the Aquino administration and how the government handled it
Now it can be told: What President Aquino loves about China
The President s late father Senator Ninoy Aquino had a rule for the family after Sunday Mass: Ang hindi marunong gumamit ng chopsticks ‘di puwedeng kumain
10 of Aquino's biggest hits and misses, as seen through social media
How did President Aquino s term fare under the social media spotlight?
Snapshot of industries: Good, poor performers under Aquino
How did industries fare under the Aquino administration?
Beyond the numbers: How Aquino fueled the economy
President Aquino s economic legacy lies in finally allowing the private sector to flourish while planting the seeds for future generations to enjoy
Aquino and the continuing plight of OFWs
President Benigno Aquino III promised OFWs that at the end of his administration working abroad will be a choice rather than a necessity Did he deliver?
Panelo is now Duterte's chief legal counsel
Ernie Abella will replace Salvador Panelo as presidential spokesperson
Duterte meets with Cabinet appointees in Manila
UPDATED For the first time President elect Rodrigo Duterte convenes his Cabinet appointees outside Davao City
While the incoming president has already made a mark for himself insofar as presidential firsts are concerned outgoing President Aquino has set records of his own too
The bachelor president: Aquino and the women he met
The reigning most eligible bachelor of the country is set to end his presidency without a first lady. Will private citizen Noynoy have better luck?
Aquino: 81 bills rejected in 6 years
Among all the presidents after Martial Law it was Aquino who vetoed the most number of bills followed by President Fidel Ramos
Up close: The many faces of President Aquino
President Benigno Aquino III s chief photographer Gil Nartea shares his photos with Rappler
What happened to FOI under Aquino?
The passage of the Freedom of Information bill is like a missing puzzle piece in the Aquino administration’s fight against corruption
Traffic, urban woes, and the Aquino administration's image problem
As the problems snowballed, and the administration remained quiet on telling people what it’s doing, Filipinos have become too angry to appreciate the reforms that, to them, are too little, too late
The Aquino promise
'My hope is that when I leave office, everyone can say that we have traveled far on the right path, and we are able to bequeath a better future to the next generation'
Political comeback after Palace? Only when I'm needed – Aquino
President Benigno Aquino III looks forward to recharging himself in Tarlac after June 30
Aquino: 'I hope I showed best face of PH to the world'
President Benigno Aquino III says the Philippines has regained its standing as a worthwhile partner of the international community
4 lessons about Rodrigo Duterte, the boss
Duterte s chief of staff for 7 years Patmei Ruivivar shares lessons and insights about the next president
5 failed, shelved PPP projects under Aquino admin
The Philippines public private partnership thrust faces a stern test Will the Duterte administration continue these stalled projects?
Duterte: My working hours will be from 1 pm to 12 am
He also says his daily flights to Davao City will only be required during his first few days as president
Economists maintain 2016 growth projections despite strong start
Growth is expected to slow in the second half of the year as the Philippines transitions to a new president and faces global headwinds
Teodoro: No decision yet on DND post
UPDATED Gibo Teodoro clarifies he has yet to decide on Rodrigo Duterte s offer after reports quote the president elect as saying that Teodoro has already declined
VLOG: Duterte goes back to work
Today May 16 Duterte is set to make his first public appearance as the country s next leader
Aquino salutes Filipino workers in final Labor Day message
President Benigno Aquino III says Filipino workers at home and overseas have shown that they can compete with the world s best
Aquino to PH military: Stay neutral
Aquino also sits beside opposition standard bearer Vice President Jejomar Binay during the PMA graduation rites
Grace Poe's birthday visit to Aquino: No talk of politics
And contrary to rumors the independent presidential candidate did not gatecrash the President s birthday party; she was invited
How Aquino has aged through the years
Bearing all the weight that comes with the presidency President Aquino celebrates his last birthday in office
Aquino at Sumitomo opening: More foreign banks, more investments
Aside from Sumitomo 5 other banks are poised to set up shop in the Philippines
WATCH: President Aquino's speech at the AFP's 80th anniversary
Saan ka man bumaling sa AFP makikita mo ang malawakang pagbabago na patunay na nasa likod harap at tabi ninyo ang inyong gobyerno at ang mamamayang Pilipino
Duterte in 2016, PH-China dispute, Russia vs ISIS | 12PM wRap
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IN PHOTOS: Behind the scenes of the APEC Summit
A glimpse of what happens behind the scenes when business and economic leaders meet
FOI bill: Marred by misconceptions
How can the public trust a government that cannot provide clear procedures for citizens to know what their government is up to?
Partisan? Official Gazette says it reports President's 'party-related activities'
The public journal responds to criticisms of partisanship after it posted about President Aquino s endorsement of Leni Robredo as the Liberal Party s VP bet
Aquino pokes fun at Beijing's South China Sea claims, praises Japan
Aquino also rejects China s calls for a bilateral dialogue saying that any talks should involve other countries that claim parts of the area such as Brunei Malaysia Vietnam and Taiwan
LIVE: President Aquino's statement to the nation
Aquino is expected to talk about the final results of the investigation on the controversial Mamasapano encounter and put to rest any speculations surrounding the death of Malaysian terrorist Zulkifli bin Hir alias Marwan on January 25
In 2016, I will vote in the PH and US elections
The most important lesson I took away from voting in the 2008 US election was to listen study and evaluate the platform of each candidate running for office
HIGHLIGHTS: Aquino endorses Mar Roxas for 2016 elections
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Aquino: It's time to pass anti-dynasty law
Lawmakers have no clear definition of what constitutes a political dynasty But Aquino himself has relatives in public office including his first cousin Senator Bam Aquino
Aquino asks Congress to pass Bangsamoro law before he steps down
The President says critics cannot just oppose the proposed law that seeks to create an autonomous Bangsamoro region They have to provide alternatives