Commission on Human Rights Chairperson Chito Gascon says the Aquino administration was competent and had achievements yet there was a 'sense that the government was distant from the people'
UPDATED Aquino spokesperson Abigail Valte says the ex president will seek to clarify certain facts as stated in the Ombudsman decision
Here s what you need to know about the tuition free policy as proposed in the Senate
The complete project including the portion linking Terminal 3 would be accessible to the public before the year ends Transportation Secretary Arthur Tugade says
The final SWS poll on the Aquino administration shows 66 of Filipinos satisfied with its performance 17 dissatisfied and 17 neither satisfied nor dissatisfied for a net satisfaction rating of 50
National Anti Poverty Commission Vice Chairperson Ruperto Ka Uper Aleroza wants the program to be continued in its current form saying that it has benefited the poorest towns in the country
The charges stem from an anomalous P392M hospital project says the Ombudsman which has also ordered the 3 to be disqualified from holding public office
Anti poverty policies based on recommendations of sectoral groups could have been adopted if NAPC officials met en banc says new NAPC chief Liza Maza
Five NAPC officials urge the new lead convenor of the anti poverty body to defend the integrity of the agency amid attacks by her colleagues in the Left
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
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
Former president Benigno Aquino III returns to his roots after 6 years
Malaking bigat ang nawala sa ating balikat says former president Benigno Aquino III barely an hour after he leaves Malacañang
UPDATED Some days he also made it really difficult but for the most part he was our inspiration not only to do well but to do good says Aquino s tourism secretary Ramon Jimenez Jr
This student council arguably did the country right by all counts by any standards says outgoing Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda
How did outgoing President Benigno Aquino III spend his last few days in Malacañang?
In problematic situations this is the side of the President not apparent in the public eye
The Philippines first bachelor president survives the loneliest job in the country without losing his sense of humor
The vote for Duterte was in many ways a protest vote It is as one pollster explains an indicator of discontent with the state of things
In a span of 6 years Filipinos in general have looked kindly upon Aquino’s presidency going by his trust and satisfaction ratings
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
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
In 2010 President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country Did he fulfill his campaign promise?
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
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?
Let s take a look at some of the key OFW issues during the Aquino administration and how the government handled it
President Benigno Aquino III says the proposed increase in the pay of entry level nurses will have dire financial consequences on public and private health institutions but a nurses group dismisses this as speculative
President Aquino s economic legacy lies in finally allowing the private sector to flourish while planting the seeds for future generations to enjoy
The additional costs that this salary increase would entail may cause unintended repercussions such as possible downsizing of hospital personnel and consequent increase in health care costs President Benigno Aquino III says in his budget message
Rappler looks back on the presidency of Benigno Simeon Aquino III – its successes its failures and its legacy
While the incoming president has already made a mark for himself insofar as presidential firsts are concerned outgoing President Aquino has set records of his own too
The reigning most eligible bachelor of the country is set to end his presidency without a first lady Will private citizen Noynoy have better luck?
Among all the presidents after Martial Law it was Aquino who vetoed the most number of bills followed by President Fidel Ramos
President Benigno Aquino III s chief photographer Gil Nartea shares his photos with Rappler
As his term comes to an end President Benigno Noynoy Aquino III looks back on the past 6 years in songs
The passage of the Freedom of Information bill is like a missing puzzle piece in the Aquino administration’s fight against corruption
My hope is that when I leave office everyone can say that we have traveled far on the right path and we are able to bequeath a better future to the next generation
UPDATED NAPC lead convenor Joel Rocamora urges government beneficiaries to protect the key anti poverty reforms of the outgoing administration
Paano ba mahirap tong araw na to bukas mayaman Maliban sa kung magnanakaw ka ng limpak limpak di ka siguro puwede overnight mayaman says the outgoing Philippine leader
President Benigno Aquino III looks forward to recharging himself in Tarlac after June 30
President Benigno Aquino III says the Philippines has regained its standing as a worthwhile partner of the international community
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
This thing is pressed upon us not only by internal environment but also by external environment such as the ASEAN integration says the incoming education secretary
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The Philippines public private partnership thrust faces a stern test Will the Duterte administration continue these stalled projects?
The results of the latest Social Weather Stations survey reflect an improvement in self rated poverty in all regions except in Mindanao the lowest in over 4 years
Do you believe this tale that the national story can be confined to the soap opera narrative of Noynoy versus Bongbong? It s never as simple as that