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Benigno Aquino III takes office as president of Philippinesupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 00:04:00

A new era is beginning in the Philippines -- or you could call it the continuation of a political dynasty.

Talk Asia: Benigno Aquino IIIupdated: Wed Jun 30 2010 00:04:00

Philippine President-elect Benigno Aquino III talks about high hopes and his family's political heritage.

Philippines' president-elect continues political dynastyupdated: Tue Jun 29 2010 21:00:00

CNN was in the Philippines to cover the national elections on May 10. Although it would take three more weeks for the Philippine Congress to officially declare the winners, Senator Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III was largely expected to become the country's 15th President.

Aquino son wins power in Philippinesupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 19:48:00

The son of revered former Philippines' president Corazon Aquino has become the country's new leader less than one year after his mother's death.

Philippines' next president revealedupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 19:48:00

Benigno Aquino III, the son of revered former Philippines' president Corazon Aquino has become the country's new leader.

Philippines fixing voting machinesupdated: Tue May 11 2010 20:01:00

Filipino election officials are working to fix voting machine glitches. CNN's Arwa Damon reports.

Aquino holds lead in Philippine voteupdated: Tue May 11 2010 20:01:00

Sen. Benigno Aquino III, the son of former Philippine president Corazon Aquino, led contenders for the Philippines presidency Tuesday, as authorities tabulated returns from the country's national elections.

Despite disasters, Filipinos upbeat, survey showsupdated: Sun Feb 07 2010 22:06:00

On the streets of Manila, flight attendant Lesly succinctly sums up her view on life: "Being positive and optimistic -- it's the only way. If you think too deeply about all the problems here, it'll only get you down and stop you from doing anything -- or make you want to leave."

Aquino's son to bid for Philippines presidencyupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 02:06:00

Philippines Sen. Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III announced he will run for president Wednesday, a month after the death of his late mother, the popular former President Corazon Aquino.

Philippine's Aquino remembered as democracy icon at funeralupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 12:50:00

Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino was remembered as an icon of democracy at a solemn funeral mass on Wednesday, the country's official news agency reported.

Corazon Aquino diesupdated: Mon Aug 03 2009 13:14:00

Former Philippine president Corazon Aquino has died after a fight with cancer. Philippine journalist Jing Castaneda has more.

Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino dead at 76updated: Mon Aug 03 2009 13:14:00

Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, whose "People Power" movement pushed out longtime strongman Ferdinand Marcos less than three years after her husband's assassination, has died at age 76, her family announced Saturday.

Filipinos against presidentupdated: Sat Mar 01 2008 22:20:00

Two former Philippine presidents joined tens of thousands at a rally to press for the president's resignation.

Arroyo lifts state of emergencyupdated: Thu Mar 02 2006 23:56:00

Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo has lifted a weeklong state of emergency imposed after security forces thwarted what a top general said was a plot to overthrow her.

Philippine marines end protestupdated: Sun Feb 26 2006 07:05:00

A tense standoff between Philippine marines and riot police ended three hours after it began when the new commander said the marines had agreed to follow the chain of command.

Then & Now: Corazon Aquinoupdated: Mon Sep 19 2005 13:10:00

In 1986, Corazon Aquino, a self-professed housewife and mother, became an international symbol for non-violent political resistance when she became the first woman president of the Philippines three years after her husband, a political opposition leader, was assassinated.

Fortune: Follow-Upupdated: Mon Oct 12 1987 00:01:00

The ''people power'' democracy of Philippine President Corazon Aquino sometimes resembled anarchy, particularly within her own quarreling cabinet (FORTUNE, September 14). In the wake of a serious c...

Fortune: THE WEALTH THAT LEAVES NO TRACKSupdated: Mon Oct 12 1987 00:01:00

Some famous --and infamous names, such as members of the Mafia, are not on FORTUNE's list of billionaires, even though they have supposedly amassed huge piles of money. Their riches are hard to pro...

Fortune: AQUINO NEEDS A NEW MIRACLE The plucky housewife-turned-President of the Philippines can take credit for the country's recent retupdated: Mon Sep 14 1987 00:01:00

THE SHATTERED Philippine economy is finally perking up, thanks largely to President Corazon Aquino. But the recovery is more sluggish and uncertain than it should be, and Aquino bears responsibilit...

Fortune: THE $2.2 BILLION NUCLEAR FIASCO Westinghouse's Philippine power plant is a management nightmare, and it isn't even running. The updated: Mon Sep 01 1986 00:01:00

THE FIRST NUCLEAR power plant in the Philippines sits on a verdant bluff overlooking the South China Sea, just off the road where U.S. soldiers marched to their death under the bayonets of Japanese...

Fortune: Upcomingupdated: Mon Feb 17 1986 00:01:00

February 4: President Reagan submits his fiscal 1987 budget to Congress. (For business reaction, see Politics & Policy.) February 7: Presidential elections are scheduled in the Philippines, pitting...

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