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Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

Philippines President Aquino hit with impeachment complaint

By Mon, Jul 21, 2014 6:25PM UTC Comments Off Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Twenty-eight Filipinos, including prominent activists, have filed an impeachment complaint against Philippine President Benigno Aquino III for implementing a major economic stimulus program that the Supreme Court has declared partly unconstitutional....

Philippines president – a smoker – OKs new cigarette health warnings

By Mon, Jul 21, 2014 10:31AM UTC Comments Off Philippine President Benigno Aquino. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president, a known smoker, has signed a law that requires tobacco companies to put scary health warnings on cigarette packs in a country where tens of thousands of people die every year from tobacco-linked diseases....

Philippines: Televised rant exposes President Aquino’s true colors

By Thu, Jul 17, 2014 6:59AM UTC 3 Comments Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has a lot to thank Typhoon Gloria (Rammasun) for. Otherwise, he would have already drowned in the flood of criticism he received for going on national TV and castigating the Supreme Court that declared his budget-tweaking Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) unconstitutional....

Philippine president urged to prosecute allies over graft

By Fri, Jun 13, 2014 10:15AM UTC Comments Off Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Hundreds of activists have demanded that Philippine President Benigno Aquino III prosecute all officials, including some of his own allies, who allegedly stole from state funds intended to help the poor....

Vietnamese, Philippine leaders discuss China rifts

By Wed, May 21, 2014 6:19PM UTC Comments Off Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung showed a united front recently in their South China Sea claims recently. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Vietnam's prime minister has arrived in Manila to talk with his Philippine counterpart on improving cooperation toward peacefully resolving disputes over the South China Sea. ...

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