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He captured one of the most historic photos in Philippine history.
It was a single photo, captured in the midst of fear and chaos. A shot that has perhaps defined one of the most pivotal moments of the country’s history—the assassination of Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino. It was the photo that defined the career ...
 
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"I was a good kid."
Most stories about the Aquinos mention Ninoy’s career in politics and his tussles with then-President Ferdinand Marcos, which culminated in the family being forced to relocate to the United States in the early ‘80s. And, of course, Cory’s turn as Chief Executive ...
 
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Instead of looking at what Filipino heroes accomplished, maybe it is more important to recognize how they lived their lives and for whom.
It is often said that Philippine history is the history of the struggle of the many against the few. Our society concentrates power and resources at the hands of the few elite, while millions are left to fend for scraps and suffer ...
 
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He had been sentenced to die years before he was gunned down by an assassin.
August 21, 1983 is well known in Philippine history as the day Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino was felled by an assassin’s bullet upon his arrival at the Manila airport that now bears his name. The outspoken critic of then-President Ferdinand Marcos had been ...
 
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Benigno Aquino, Jr. was assassinated 37 years ago.
Kris Aquino has been in the public eye since 1978, when, as a seven-year-old little girl, she went on the campaign trail to stump for her father, Benigno Aquino, Jr., who was running for a seat in the Batasang Pambansa. He had ...
 
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The Last Journey of Ninoy features never-before-seen interviews, lost archival footage, remastered phone conversations, and revealing excerpts from Ninoy’s private diaries and letters. 
Sometimes you don’t remember how you got here. Caught in the hamster wheel of the big machine, you forget that the reason you're off the clock is because one man dared say that what was going on was not okay.Top Story: Jericho Rosales' Home Has ...
 
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Separating fact from misinformation about one of the most important figures who shaped Philippine history.
Whether you consider yourself a “Marcos loyalist,” or a “Yellow supporter,” or neither, Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr.’s legacy to the Filipino nation cannot be denied. He was more than consequential; his life (and death) truly shaped the nation. He was a driving ...
 
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The former senator on his advocacies, leadership, and evil.
A true leader is one who discovers a challenge in existing conditions clamoring for change. The common man invariably fails to grasp the challenge. The true leader rises above the circum-stances of his day. The common man simply submits to them. The ...
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