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Aquino: Philippine troops unlikely to return to Golan Heights soon

By Mon, Sep 22, 2014 11:06AM UTC Comments Off Philippine President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says he's been told security threats on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights are not expected to ease soon, dimming hopes that U.N. peacekeepers can be deployed back to the region in the near future....

Philippine House rejects Aquino impeachment

By Tue, Sep 02, 2014 5:20PM UTC Comments Off Philippines President Benigno Aquino III. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine House of Representatives' justice committee has rejected three impeachment complaints against President Benigno Aquino III....

Philippine leader Aquino says Supreme Court meddling too much

By Fri, Aug 29, 2014 11:34AM UTC Comments Off Philippines President Benigno Aquino. Pic: AP.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Benigno Aquino III says the Supreme Court meddles too much in political issues, reiterating his openness to amend the constitution to clip judiciary power. ...

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....

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