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LIVE UPDATES: Death of former Philippine president Noynoy Aquino

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LIVE UPDATES: Death of former Philippine president Noynoy Aquino

Gil Nartea

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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LATEST UPDATES

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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