Benigno Aquino II - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Benigno Aquino II


P2M reward for info on DILG director's assailant

Dec 14, 2015 - 6:58 PM

The DILG says President Aquino himself gave instructions to offer the cash reward for the arrest of the suspect in the shooting of Calabarzon director Renato Brion

SHOT. A P2 million bounty is offered to aid the capture of DILG CALABARZON chief Renato Brion's assailants. Rappler file photo

Zamboanga siege: Aquino says Roxas deserves praise

Sep 10, 2015 - 7:24 PM

Two years after a siege that many consider was mishandled by government President Aquino again comes to the defense of his anointed one

WHY MAR? President Benigno S. Aquino III heaps on the praises for his anointed presidential candidate Manuel Roxas II during a 'gathering of friends' in Davao City. Photo by Benhur Arcayan/Malacañang Photo Bureau

How Aquino caved in to online rage vs balikbayan box rules

Aug 25, 2015 - 5:00 PM

How social media set the tone of public opinion on the balikbayan box issue leading to a change in customs policy

Mar Roxas is swimming against the tide of history

Aug 06, 2015 - 9:29 AM

Roxas needs to get his mojo back He should not rely solely on President Aquino s endorsement or the narrative of continuity

Roxas to Binay: Say what you want to say

Aug 04, 2015 - 5:12 PM

Administration bet Mar Roxas says it’s important for him to step down from the Cabinet ‘at the right time’ but adds he doesn’t want to leave the President hanging

ADMIN BET. Mar Roxas takes the stage during a gathering of politicians in San Juan City on Augsut 4, 2015. Photo by Ben Nabong/ Rappler

Mar Roxas: Game changer?

Jul 30, 2015 - 9:39 PM

The President’s endorsement of Mar Roxas simplifies the political equation He becomes the new center of political gravity

Roxas delivers checks for Yolanda-hit barangays in Panay

Jun 14, 2015 - 10:18 AM

A day after getting praises from the President Roxas says that while the government has achieved much more can still be done

YOLANDA REHAB. Interior chief Mar Roxas leads the turnover of checks to Panay LGUs for post-Yolanda recovery efforts. Rappler photo

Mar Roxas should declare 2016 plans now – Belmonte

Jun 09, 2015 - 4:16 PM

House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr who is also Liberal Party vice chairman says the Philippines needs a president who can make up his own mind

'MAKE UP YOUR MIND.' LP vice chairman Feliciano Belmonte says it's time Mar Roxas declare his plans to run for president in 2016. Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

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May 19, 2015 - 12:39 PM

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Aquino recalls WWII lessons to push for Bangsamoro law

Apr 09, 2015 - 3:37 PM

More suffering and misunderstanding are brought on by war while unity will bear progress This lesson is what pushed me further to fight for lasting peace in Mindanao

DAY OF VALOR. President Benigno Aquino III troops the line upon arrival at the Dambana ng Kagitingan, Mt. Samat Shrine in Pilar, Bataan for the 73rd Commemoration of the Day of Valor. Photo by Ryan Lim / Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino sisters support Binay? ‘Not exactly’

Aug 18, 2014 - 9:00 AM

President Benigno Aquino III says reports regarding his sisters support for Vice President Jejomar Binay s presidential bid are not entirely accurate

CONTINUING PROGRAMS? Vice President Binay says he is humbled by the Aquino sisters' view that he can continue the President's 'good programs.' File photo from OVP

PNoy on Arroyo bail: Court hard to please

Jul 26, 2012 - 3:06 PM

President Benigno Aquino III vents his frustration over the release of former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo whose imprisonment highlighted his anti corruption campaign