Aquino, Philippine ex-leader who challenged China, is buriedJune 26, 2021 GMT
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III was buried Saturday with thousands lining the streets of Manila to remember him for standing up to China in bitter territorial disputes, striking a peace deal with Muslim guerrillas and defending democracy in the Southeast Asian nation where his parents helped topple a dictator.
Late Philippine leader hailed for integrity, guts vs ChinaJune 25, 2021 GMT
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Late Philippine President Benigno Aquino III was hailed Friday for his integrity in a Southeast Asian nation long plagued by corruption and for standing up to China over long-raging territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Philippine democracy scion, ex-leader Benigno Aquino diesJune 25, 2021 GMT
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, the son of pro-democracy icons who helped topple dictator Ferdinand Marcos and a defender of good governance who took China's sweeping territorial claims to an international court, has died.