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Aquino confronted on human rights record in Belgium forum

Benigno Aquino

President Benigno Aquino III was put on the spot over his administration’s human rights record shortly after he delivered a wide-ranging policy speech organized by an independent think tank here.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘There’s still time for Charter change’

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Aquino believes there is still time to amend the Constitution to lift the provision limiting him to a single term, if he should decide to seek a fresh mandate.

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Aquino to Euro investors: ‘Contribute to rise of Asia’s next tiger’


BRUSSELS—President Aquino played salesman Tuesday and invited European businessmen to invest in various Private-Public Partnership (PPP) projects underway, urging them to “contribute to the rise of Asia’s next tiger.” In a gathering of potential investors at the Sofitel Hotel here, the President described a new business climate under his watch, one that claims to offer […]

Posted: September 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

EU backs PH tack on sea dispute


BRUSSELS—The Philippines and the European Union are on the same page on how to resolve the territorial disputes in the South China Sea: the manner should be peaceful and rules-based. This was made clear when President Aquino sat down Monday, Sept. 15, with European Commission President José Manuel Barroso at the Berlaymont here, as both leaders […]

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories | Read More »

China high on agenda in Aquino’s Euro tour

President Benigno S. Aquino III. MALACANANG PHOTO BUREAU

President Aquino leaves Saturday night for a whirlwind visit to four major European countries, in part to seek support for the Philippines’ “triple action plan” to resolve the territorial dispute with China

Posted: September 13th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories | Read More »