Nation could emulate Araneta Center’s success story: Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III attended Friday the 60th anniversary of the Araneta Center likening its success story to feats that the nation could achieve if Filipinos work together and love their country. In his message during the event, the President...

PM Lee commends Aquino’s recent meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping

SINGAPORE (Mabuhay) – Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong commended President Benigno S. Aquino III on his recent meeting with China’s President Xi Jinping, Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said Tuesday. Lacierda said President Aquino’s pull-aside meeting with the Chinese leader,...

President Aquino arrives in Singapore for two-day working visit

SINGAPORE (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here Tuesday for a two-day working visit to meet with members of the international business community. Philippine Airlines flight PR001, which carried President Aquino and his official delegation from Manila,...

Aquino pushes for legally binding code of conduct for South China Sea

NAY PYI TAW, Myanmar (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III has called on fellow ASEAN leaders to continue negotiations with China on the forging of a legally binding code of conduct in the South China Sea, amid tensions over territorial claims in the region. In his...

PHL to send medical resources to Ebola-stricken West Africa: Aquino

BEIJING, China (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said the Philippines will send medical resources in support of the global effort to help nations overwhelmed by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. President Aquino conveyed this Tuesday evening during a chat with...

Aquino hopes meeting Xi improves PHL-Sino relations

BEIJING, China, Nov 12 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III said he hopes his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping during the APEC Leaders’ Meeting here will improve relations between the two countries. The President told the Philippine media delegation in an...

Moody’s chief cites Aquino’s on economy

BEIJING, China (Mabuhay) – Moody’s Corporation President and Chief Executive Officer Raymond McDaniel, Jr. on Sunday praised President Benigno S. Aquino III’s economic stewardship that have resulted in several ratings upgrades in a short period of time. McDaniel paid a courtesy...

Aquino tells APEC CEOs: “There is no better time to invest in the Philippines than now”

BEIJING, China (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III encouraged various potential investors on Sunday to do business in the country, underscoring that “there is no better time to invest in the Philippines than now,” given its steady economic growth. In his speech at the...

President Aquino visits Sisters of Mary Girlstown in Cavite, lauds the school’s initiatives for youth

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Monday lauded the Sisters of Mary School for helping the Filipino youth, especially the poor, and vowed that the government would continue to support its initiatives. Speaking before the students of the Sisters of Mary...

Aquino tells soldiers: Contribute to improve the military organization

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III encouraged the members of the armed forces to help make the military organization a much better and professional fighting force by giving their individual contribution. In his speech during the 45th AFP Sergeant Major and 19th...