Remembering Benigno 'Ninoy' Aquino Jr.

Aquino uncles
back Binay

The uncles of President Benigno Aquino III are rooting for Vice President Jejomar Binay for President in 2016, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported on Thursday.


Aquino 2nd term
up in LP meeting

Senate President Franklin Drilon on Thursday confirmed that he had endorsed a meeting among Liberal Party (LP) members to discuss the issue of Charter change.


Sharon Cuneta’s
midlife crisis

Actress Sharon Cuneta reached out to her fans on social media and revealed that she had gone through a midlife crisis.


PH may fall short
of MDG targets

The Philippines is likely to achieve only about 60 percent of the 35 Millenium Development Goals (MDGs) before the 2015 deadline, a United Nations Development Program (UNDP) representative said during the release of the 2014 MDG Progress Report.


Ice bucket dare
pioneer dies

One of the co-pioneers of the viral fundraiser “Ice Bucket Challenge” died last weekend at age 27 in a diving accident.


Aquino gets draft
of Bangsamoro law

The draft of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law has been presented to President Benigno Aquino III on Wednesday night.


What Ninoy Aquino
would have said

What would then Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. have said to the Filipino people on Aug. 21, 1983, the day he arrived in the country after a three-year stay in the US? Below is the late senator’s undelivered speech in English and Filipino as released by Malacañang on his 31st death anniversary.


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