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WATCH: It’s a wrap: Dinky Soliman’s report card at DSWD

Jun 30, 2016 - 10:25 PM

If there is one good thing that we can turn over to the new administration it is evidence based policy making planning and evaluation says DSWD Secretary Corazon Dinky Soliman

4Ps GAINS. President Benigno  Aquino III graces the Conference on Sustaining the Gains of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) in the Philippines at the Auditorium of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Headquarters in Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City on January 13, 2016. With the President are ABD president Takehiko Nakao and DSWD head Corazon 'Dinky' Soliman. File photo by Rey Baniquit/Malacañang Photo Bureau

Aquino's good news as term ends: PH improves fight vs human trafficking

Jun 30, 2016 - 4:42 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III says the Philippines is now fully compliant with the minimum standards of the US Trafficking Victims Protection Act based on a US State Department report

HOMECOMING. Former president Benigno Aquino III shares good news to his supporters gathered in Times Street, Quezon City, on June 30, 2016. hoto by Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Aquino: There's no place like home

Jun 30, 2016 - 3:34 PM

Former president Benigno Aquino III returns to his roots after 6 years

Former President Benigno Aquino lll welcome by neighborhood during his returm home at 25 Times St. in Quezon City on Thursday. Photo by: JOEL LIPORADA

IN PHOTOS: QC neighbors welcome Aquino back

Jun 30, 2016 - 7:42 AM

Around 350 to 400 people are expected to welcome Noynoy Aquino in Times Street as neighbors planned a welcome party for him

HOMECOMING. President Aquino is set to go straight to the Aquino family home in Times Street in Quezon City. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

Aquino's last week in office

Jun 29, 2016 - 8:15 PM

How did outgoing President Benigno Aquino III spend his last few days in Malacañang?

President Benigno S. Aquino III attends to his last paper works inside the Private Office in Malacanang Wednesday, June 29, 2016. President Benigno Aquino III will end his term today, 12 noon, June 30, 2016 after assuming office six (6) years ago, June 30, 2010. President elect Rodrigo Duterte will assume as 16th President of the Republic of the Philippines today, June 30, 2016. (Photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacanang Photo Breau

IN PHOTOS: President Aquino's last day in Malacañang

Jun 29, 2016 - 6:59 PM

Here is how Benigno Aquino III spent his last day as President of the Republic of the Philippines

President Benigno S. Aquino III takes his last view of the Pasig River as seen from the Private Office in in Malacanang Wednesday, June 29, 2016. The President enjoys viewing the river full of migratory birds as he takes break from everyday task as president of the Philippines. The President will end his term of office Thursday, June 30, 2016. (Photo by Gil Nartea/Malacanang Photo Bureau)

The emotional journey of Benigno Aquino III

Jun 25, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Throughout his interview with Rappler President Benigno Aquino III is relaxed confident and in good spirits – the picture of a retiring public servant satisfied with a job well done

LEGACY. 'There is no place in the country that I am afraid to go to because we neglected them,' says President Benigno Aquino Photo by Robert Vinas/Malacanang Photo Bureau

Aquino: Don't miss me after June 30, I'll just be around

Jun 25, 2016 - 6:45 PM

Sandali lang nandito pa ako Bakit ba niyo ako namimiss? At pagkatapos ho ng termino ko po sa Times lang po ako titira Hindi naman ako aalis the outgoing President says

President Benigno S. Aquino III is the guest of honor and speaker during the Ateneo de Manila university (ADMU) Loyola Schools 2016 Commencement ceremony saturday, June 25, 2016, Ateneo High school covered court, ADMU, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. After his speech, the president received a commemorative Silver medal presented by ADMU President Fr. Jose Villarin, SJ. (photo by Gil Nartea/MalacanangPhotoBureau)

Aquino relives college days, thanks Ateneo for help

Jun 25, 2016 - 3:24 PM

The outgoing president poses a challenge to the graduates of his alma mater: Hindi tayo nagsanay para lang magkulong sa isang ivory tower Hindi para sa sarili lang ang tuon ng kaalamang nakalap natin dito

President Benigno S. Aquino III is the guest of honor and speaker during the Ateneo de Manila university (ADMU) Loyola Schools 2016 Commencement ceremony saturday, June 25, 2016, Ateneo High school covered court, ADMU, Loyola Heights, Quezon City. After his speech, the president received a commemorative Silver medal presented by ADMU President Fr. Jose Villarin, SJ. (photo by Gil Nartea/MalacanangPhotoBureau)

Aquino thanks Cabinet, confers presidential awards to them

Jun 23, 2016 - 11:58 PM

I hope that perhaps even on an unofficial level we may still find ourselves working together as fellow citizens this time President Aquino tells his outgoing Cabinet

CABINET. President Benigno Aquino III here sharing a light moment with the family of senator-elect and former TESDA Director Joel Villanueva during Thursday's conferment of presidential awards. Photo by Joseph Vidal/Malacañang Photo Bureau

A week before stepping down, Aquino says he's 'all smiles'

Jun 23, 2016 - 2:27 PM

Nakangiti po ako dahil pitong araw na lang po bababa na ako sa puwesto says outgoing President Benigno Aquino III

President Benigno S. Aquino III in a photo oppurtunity during the Launch of ‘Junctures’, a Government of the Republic of the Philippines – Moro Islamic Liberation Front (GPH-MILF) Peace Process Publication at the Rizal Hall of the Malacañan Palace on Thursday (June 09, 2016). Also in photo are peace panel member Senen Bacani Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Secretary Teresita Quintos-Deles, GPH Peace Panel chairperson Professor Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, MILF Peace Panel chairman Mohagher Iqbal .(Photo by Robert Viñas / Malacañang Photo Bureau)

The President's men, 6 years after

Jun 22, 2016 - 12:54 PM

Whom did President Benigno Aquino III listen to when he had to grapple with policy issues? How was he like to members of the Cabinet? Did he play favorites? How has he evolved in the past 6 years?

PRESIDENT'S MEN. President Benigno Aquino III and some members of his inner circle – Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr, Foreign Affairs Secretary Rene Almendras, and Budget Secretary Butch Abad.

Rappler Talk: President Aquino's legacy and reflections on leadership

Jun 07, 2016 - 1:44 PM

Watch Benigno Aquino III speak to Rappler s Maria Ressa on his legacy his greatest challenges and his hopes for the next leadership on Tuesday June 7

Aquino: 'I'm leaving behind a much better Philippines'

May 18, 2016 - 1:33 PM

President Benigno Aquino III says as soon as he steps down on June 30 he can proudly tell Filipinos: Tumotoo ako sa inyo Tumupad ako sa mandatong kaloob ng aking mga Boss

BETTER PHILIPPINES. President Benigno Aquino III delivers his speech at the ceremonial enactment of Republic Act No. 10821, the Children's Emergency Relief and Protection Act at the Palace Rizal Ceremonial Hall on May 18, 2016. Photo by Benjie Basug/ Malacanang Photo Bureau

Binay camp: Makati standoff bad for Aquino's legacy

Mar 22, 2015 - 3:54 PM

The camp of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay says the leadership confusion in the city sends wrong signals to investors

Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin 'Junjun' Binay greets his supporters after he a TRO from the Court of Appeals blocking the suspension order from the Ombudsman on March 16, 2015. Photo by Ritchie Tongo/EPA

#AnimatED: Mr President, institutions matter

Feb 09, 2015 - 7:30 AM

It’s late in the day But the President has to set things right: acknowledge mistakes and put his official house in order by giving primacy to institutions

Aquino’s long political honeymoon is over

Dec 28, 2013 - 4:44 PM

Aquino s survey ratings show he survived the political and natural disasters of 2013 But the averages do not give the complete picture

Aquino legacy in peril

Sep 11, 2013 - 8:14 AM

The President faces the worst corruption scandal in his administration He can either get out of it a hero or sink with it