WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
Former Philippine president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III died on Thursday, June 24, at the age of 61.
Aquino had been suffering from various illnesses since 2019. He had been undergoing dialysis for at least five months and had recently undergone a heart procedure.
He served from 2010 to 2016, riding on a wave of goodwill after the death of his mother, democracy icon Cory Aquino, and on the promise of leading the nation to prosperity through “Daang Matuwid” – or the straight and honest path.
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LOOK: 21-gun salute and final honors for Aquino
LOOK: Aquino family blesses Noynoy’s urn
LOOK: Archbishop Villegas blesses Aquino’s urn and tomb
LOOK: Urn bearing Aquino’s ashes arrives at burial site
LOOK: Aquino family leads march to burial site
LOOK: Urn bearing ashes of Aquino now in a carriage
LOOK: Final military honors for Aquino
LOOK: Aquino sisters at inurnment ceremony for Noynoy Aquino
Noynoy’s funeral convoy arrives at Manila Memorial Park
The convoy bearing the urn of the late former president Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III arrived at Manila Memorial Park in Parañaque past 12:40 pm on Saturday, June 26.
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