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Benigno Aquino III

Stocks, peso drop as foreign investors start worrying about Duterte’s course

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Thousands of extrajudicial killings of alleged drug dealers and users, a "state of lawlessness" declaration and a spreading climate of fear is starting to...
Aquino warns of possible return of martial law in the Philippines

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Outgoing Philippine President Benigno Aquino on June 12 warned his fellow countrymen and -women of the disastrous era of martial law under late dictator...
Thirty years after, Marcos still a legend for some

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A peaceful revolution, the "People Power" uprising, on February 25, 1986, brought an end to one of the most violent and oppressive presidencies in...
Aquino denies “imminent terror threat” to the Philippines

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on January 15 in a press conference stated that there were "no credible or imminent terror threats" to the...
Grace Poe kept on Philippine general election list for now

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The Supreme Court of the Philippines on December 28 temporariIy prevented the elections commission from implementing its decision to disqualify Grace Poe, one of the...
Duterte vows to halve crime rate – Poe still hopeful to run in Philippine polls

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Philippine presidential election candidate Rodrigo Duterte and his running mate Alan Peter Cayetano said on Christmas Day that they would halve the crime rate...
Philippine army receives $1.77-billion upgrade

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The Philippine government is set to spend $1.77 billion for military modernisation projects by 2017 as the country faces a territorial dispute with China. Philippine...
Duterte enters presidential race in Philippines, leads poll

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Rodrigo Duterte, mayor of the southern Philippine metropolis of Davao City, will be another contender for the May 2016 elections weeks after the deadline...
Security fears ahead of APEC meeting after Paris attacks

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The Philippines, this year host of the high-profile summit of the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) in Manila on November 18-19, said it put its...
Record high: 130 contenders want to become Philippine president

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Doors officially closed on October 16 for candidates to submit their Certificate of Candidacy for the 2016 Philippines polls. The result: a historic high...
Creative jobs are growing, says Philippine Chamber of Commerce

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Investvine sat down with Cris Frianeza, Secretary General of the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industries, to discuss the latest economic developments in the...
Philippines misses growth target

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Philippine economic growth missed analysts’ estimates last quarter even as state spending increased, with a government official saying the expansion target for this year...
The 46 topics Benigno Aquino III talked about

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III on July 27 delivered his sixth and last State of the Nation Address. Here are the 46 topics he...
Philippine president aims to secure his legacy

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III addressed parliament for the last time on July 27, racing to secure fragile legacies of peace in the war-torn...
Reopening of US naval base in Philippines could fuel South China Sea row

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The Philippine government on July 16 announced that it will revive a US-built deep-water naval base in Subic Bay, marking the return of military...
Philippine government plans record defense spending amid China row

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The Philippine government is proposing to spend a record 25 billion pesos ($552 million) in 2016 to purchase frigates, patrol planes and radars to...
Philippine presidential election, 2016: Get to know the contenders

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  On May 9, 2016, the Philippines will go to the polls to choose a new head of state, bringing to an end the six-year...
Philippines’ GDP growth to outpace China’s from 2016

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Economic growth in the Philippines will overtake China’s by 2016 as the former country continues to be an outperformer due to a strong domestic...