Rappler's latest stories on Benigno Aquino III
'Parang pilit na pilit,' former President Benigno 'Noynoy' Aquino III says of the cyber libel conviction of Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher-writer, Rey Santos, Jr
Supreme Court dissenters warned against a cyber libel law that takes its definition from a 1930 statute, but will be applied to the internet age. They were overruled. The Rappler ruling is a new threatening development.
Duterte signed the Universal Health Care Act into law, which has a provision for the premium hike for direct contributors, including OFWs
Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III remembers Jimenez as someone who ‘helped unify the majority of our people towards achieving the successes that we could be proud of as a nation’
The former president was already cleared of all charges in September 2019
'Nothing out of the ordinary,' says the former president's spokesperson Abi Valte of his health
Amid reports that former president Benigno Aquino III will undergo a heart procedure, his spokesperson Abigail Valte says he is 'at the Makati Medical Center for a scheduled checkup and a routine procedure'
'Doon ho lantad na lantad, walang kaduda-dudang may kakulangan,' says former president Benigno Aquino III on the peace and order situation in the country under the Duterte administration
'Puwede ba 'yong itatalaga mo na hindi mo pinagkakatiwalaan? Medyo magulo ata ‘yon,' says former president Benigno Aquino III
'Habang hindi pa tayo tinamaan, hindi kaya mas marapat dito na tayo manindigan? Kaysa naman maramdaman na natin ang nararamdaman ni Leila nang dire-diretso," says former president Noynoy Aquino
This is despite a recent Supreme Court ruling saying Aquino cannot be charged with homicide. Chief Justice Peralta leaves it to Ombudsman Martires to decide.
Government data show poverty incidence was high during the Marcos regime, and it was on a downward trend after the late dictator was ousted
SC denies a Calida-backed petition to charge the former president of reckles imprudence resulting in homicide
This demonstrates the pitfalls of bureaucracy and the impactful consequences of seemingly imperfect legislation
The dismissal, done upon the request of Ombudsman Martires, is without prejudice to the filing of new charges, such as homicide
The national debt is a 'running total' of how much a country owes and is not attributable to a single administration
But this just means the Sandiganbayan can now proceed to act on Ombudsman Martires' request to drop graft and usurpation charges against former president Noynoy Aquino
Ex-president Noynoy Aquino says the country's 'imperfect' justice system should be fixed first before Congress starts the process of reviving the death penalty
'Sila rin naman eh namomroblema paano ba nila tayo papatulan na hindi lumabas na bully,' says former president Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines and China's maritime dispute
At least half of the claimed results of the approach to China are either misleading or outright false
The World Bank approved a loan for Yolanda victims in 2013 but the Aquino administration did not hide this information
Can homicide charges be filed instead against the ex-president? The Ombudsman says he will 'entertain' a new complaint – if and when it is filed
Justices Estela Perlas Bernabe, Francis Jardeleza, and Benjamin Caguioa seem inclined to dismiss the petition that accuses the Duterte government of neglect in the West Philippine Sea
While the figures used are based on a published article, the infographic itself does not come from Rappler
Communist rebels claimed responsibility for bombing the statue in 2002
Peter Joemel Advincula now alleges that the Bikoy videos and his statements against the Duterte administration were all 'scripted'
A quick examination of the PCIJ website shows that a number of articles critical of former presidents Benigno Aquino III and Fidel Ramos were published
The value of gold allegedly stolen and shipped is more than the value of the total gold reserves in the country
There is no official confirmation from China that the Aquino administration sold Scarborough Shoal (Panatag Shoal)
Actress Kris Aquino posts a video and photo montage set to the song 'Starting Over Again'
The original Inquirer article, which cites the Freedom from Debt Coalition, refers to the total national debt, not the debt incurred solely by the Aquino administration
(UPDATED) Caloocan congressman Edgar Erice, who manages Mar Roxas' senatorial bid, says he and his candidate are 'true blue Liberals who 'stand with the party'
In Cebu while campaigning for Otso Diretso, former president Benigno Aquino III weighs in on the debate over honesty as a qualification for candidates
Former president Benigno Aquino III compares the Duterte government's deals with China to the botched Northrail project during the Arroyo administration
The former president courts the sectors in the most vote-rich province, where no local politician showed up to endorse the opposition's senatorial bets
Former president Benigno Aquino III slams Congress for failing to pass the 2019 budget on time: 'Buong-buo na sila doon, hindi pa napapa-approve.'
Counting only landmark laws and laws of national significance, both presidents have an almost equal number: at least 57 for Duterte and 58 for Aquino
The Otso Diretso campaign makes an effort to distance itself from major controversies under former president Benigno Aquino III, like the Mamasapano and Dengvaxia scandals
(UPDATED) 'Dapat inako niya ang lahat ng responsibilidad doon bilang tatay ng bansa,' says opposition senatorial bet Gary Alejano
Former president Benigno Aquino III also links the Dengvaxia scare to the recently reported measles outbreaks in the country
(UPDATED) Lawmakers say former president Benigno Aquino III and other ex-officials should face criminal and administrative charges for purchasing the vaccine and implementing the dengue immunization program
De Lima is arraigned on her 3rd and last drug charge, where she again refuses to enter a plea
Acknowledging a problem of the past administration to which he belonged, the former solicitor general triggers negative reaction from ex-president Aquino's spokespersons
'We hope people will not politicize a children’s book,' says an associate publisher from Summit Books
'The media reports that his co-accused were found guilty. That fact proves a crime was committed,' says former president Benigno Aquino III whose administration pursued the pork scam cases
(UPDATED) China saw President Benigno Aquino III as 'provocative' and former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo as 'receptive,' an international think tank says
The footbridge in question is part of the Children’s Road Safety Park conceptualized by the MMDA to teach children proper traffic and pedestrian rules
In 2006, Imee Marcos recalled the secrecy that shrouded the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos' deteriorating health – to douse doubts about his ability to govern
Aquino, who granted the amnesty to Trillanes in 2011, says the decision violates the rule against double jeopardy
Former president Noynoy Aquino still stands by his appointment of ousted Supreme Court chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno