Posts Tagged 'Cory Aquino'

Former President Cory Aquino: Rest In Peace

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Former President of the Philippines, Corazon Aquino, passed away Saturday morning (August 1, 2009) at the age of 76. She was fighting a colon cancer for over a year and lost that battle around 3:18 am.

President Aquino was the wife of the late  Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino who was assassinated in 1983 which triggered the first Philippine People Power in 1986 led by none other than Mrs. Aquino and ousted the former dictator Ferdinand Marcos. She was proclaimed as the President of the Philippines by people power. Continue reading ‘Former President Cory Aquino: Rest In Peace’

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‘Yellow-ribbon fever’ for Cory spreads to the Web

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It all started with yellow bows tied to trees and posts – a simple yet powerful gesture of support for former President Corazon Aquino, who is battling colon cancer.

Well-wishers were heeding the call of close friends of Mrs. Aquino led by her former appointments secretary Margie Juico, who called on the public to “tie a yellow ribbon” to manifest support for the ailing Philippine leader. Continue reading ‘‘Yellow-ribbon fever’ for Cory spreads to the Web’


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