Benigno Aquino III

Abe meets Philippine leader over China concerns
President Benigno Aquino III, left, and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at a joint news conference at the prime minister's office in Tokyo on June 24 (Shogo Koshida)
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks in Tokyo with Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to bolster security ties to meet rising tensions with China over disputed maritime...
Vietnam threatens legal action against China
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, greets Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung during his courtesy call at the Malacanang Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines May 21, 2014. (AP Photo)
MANILA--Vietnam's prime minister said May 22 that his country was considering legal action against China, which deployed an oil rig earlier this month to disputed waters,...
Philippines and Muslim rebel group sign peace deal
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, right, is greeted by Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) rebels during his visit to Camp Darapanan, Sultan Kudarat township, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines on Feb. 11, 2013. (AP photo)
MANILA--The Philippine government signed a peace accord with the country's largest Muslim rebel group on March 27, the culmination of years of negotiations and a significant...
Filipinos criticize typhoon relief effort, sell looted goods to...
Young people sell powdered milk on the side of a road in Tacloban, Philippines, which was heavily devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. (Hideyuki Miura)
TACLOBAN, Philippines--President Benigno Aquino III has come under fire over the government’s response to Typhoon Haiyan and the pace at which relief supplies are being...
Philippines says China withdraws invite for Aquino
Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (Asahi Shimbun file photo)
MANILA--The Philippine government said on Aug. 29 that China has withdrawn an invitation to President Benigno Aquino III to visit a trade fair in an apparent snub as the two...
Japan to provide Philippines with 10 cutters to beef up maritime...
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Philippine President Benigno Aquino III ahead of their meeting in Manila on July 27 (Teruo Kashiyama)
MANILA--Visiting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe told Philippine President Benigno Aquino III during talks here July 27 that Japan would provide 10 cutters for its coast guard to...
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