Tag Archives: Cory Aquino

March 8, 2017

Fighting the good fight: Filipinas who made history



March is officially designated as National Women’s Month in the Philippines as part of the worldwide celebration of International Women’s Day. To all our mothers, sisters, aunts, grandmothers, female friends and the many other heroines in our lives, this one’s for you. In this gallery, PeopleAsia honors nine Filipinas who have pushed for every woman’s rightful place in this world and Continue Reading


February 25, 2017

Icons of Democracy: A People Power Tribute

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Some memories are fleeting, forgettable and fade over time. And then there are others that become venerated hallmarks in history. Feb.25, 2017 marks the 31st anniversary of the People Power Revolution. The Philippines showed the world the true meaning of peaceful resolution on that fateful day, with the late Sen. Ninoy Aquin0 and his wife Continue Reading

By Jose Paolo Dela Cruz
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January 25, 2017

Icon of Democracy: Remembering Cory


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On this day in 1933, former President Cory Aquino was born in Paniqui, Tarlac. As her destiny would dictate, she would eventually grow up to not only become the Philippines’ first female president, but most notably an icon and restorer of democracy during one of the country’s darkest times. Revisit some of the best moments of President Continue Reading


August 28, 2016

Modern day heroes



Where do you look for heroes these days? Today, they are no longer dressed in katipunero red and brandishing weapons of war as they charge through enemy lines. Modern day heroes fight modern day evils and adversaries with kindness, understanding, and forgiveness. Look closely: the hero you are looking for might simply be the girl next door, the Continue Reading


August 23, 2016

Remembering Ninoy Aquino: ‘Perhaps the dream didn’t die with him’


By JOANNE RAE RAMIREZ  The heroism of Ninoy Aquino, who was gunned down at high noon at the Manila International Airport 33 years ago, transcends politics. He isn’t a trend, to be honored only during certain political climes. He is a hero for all seasons. To have openly declared that the Filipino is worth dying Continue Reading

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June 6, 2016

Maruxa Pita: Angel Maruxa


“It’s the education of the children. When I say education, it’s not only the intellectual; it’s not only the spiritual; but the inner person, their attitude,” she says, making it unsurprising that that the minds she’s helped mold – including that of outgoing President Aqiuno – have gone on to help make this world a better Continue Reading


February 12, 2016

Coosome Twosomes on PeopleAsia


All the days you spend with your significant other should be special, but Valentine’s Day is that one day in the year ultimately devoted just for them. PeopleAsia celebrates this year’s season of love by putting together a list of couples who know how to make everyday feel like Valentine’s Day. Here are some of the coosome twosomes Continue Reading