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Former Philippine leader warns against panic over dengue vaccine

Former Philippine leader warns against panic over dengue vaccine

Former Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Monday urged parents not to panic about an anti-dengue vaccine which has come under official scrutiny in the Philippines.

Philippines ex-leader Arroyo freed from detention

Philippines ex-leader Arroyo freed from detention

Former Philippine president Gloria Arroyo was released from detention on Thursday following nearly five years in a military hospital after the Supreme Court dismissed her corruption charges, her lawyer said.

Aquino rejects proposed bill raising salaries of nurses

Aquino rejects proposed bill raising salaries of nurses

President Benigno Aquino has vetoed a proposed law that seeks to raise salary of nurses. Presidential Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr...

Philippines' Aquino says aiming to rescue Abu Sayyaf hostages

Philippines' Aquino says aiming to rescue Abu Sayyaf hostages

Philippine President Benigno Aquino insisted Wednesday a Norwegian man and other hostages being held by Islamic extremists on a remote southern island could be rescued ...

Philippine communist rebels kill three soldiers

Philippine communist rebels kill three soldiers

Communist guerrillas killed three Philippine soldiers in the first fatal clash since a newly-elected president offered to restart stalled peace talks, the military said on Sunday.

Aquino urges ‘united front’ against Duterte

Aquino urges ‘united front’ against Duterte

Outgoing Philippine leader Benigno Aquino yesterday ...

10 Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

10 Indonesian hostages freed in Philippines

Ten Indonesian sailors abducted by Abu Sayyaf Islamic militants were freed in the southern Philippines on Sunday after five weeks in captivity, Philippine police said.

Aquino says not afraid of being jailed at end of term

Aquino says not afraid of being jailed at end of term

President Benigno Aquino has said he is not afraid of going to jail if Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte wins in May.

Aquino to raise sea row with Obama at summit

Aquino to raise sea row with Obama at summit

President Benigno Aquino will lead other Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) heads of state in bringing forth the issue of maritime security, particularly the disputes at the West Philippines Sea...

Aquino vows justice for police officers slain in anti-terror raid

Aquino vows justice for police officers slain in anti-terror raid

Philippine President Benigno Aquino yesterday vowed to pursue justice for 44 police officers who were killed in a botched anti-terrorism operation one year ago.

Aquino urges Filipinos ‘to be heroes in own way’

Aquino urges Filipinos ‘to be heroes in own way’

President Benigno Aquino yesterday encouraged Filipinos to be heroes in their own way as the nation marks the 119th anniversary of the martyrdom of national hero, Dr Jose Rizal.