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Benigno Aquino III, Who Led Philippine Growth Spurt, Dies at 61

(Bloomberg) — Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, the former Philippine president who oversaw the fastest period of growth since the 1970s and challenged China’s expansive territorial claims before a United Nations-backed tribunal, has died. He was 61.Aquino, who served as the nation’s president from 2010 to 2016, was rushed to a hospital in Quezon City where he died after heart failure, the Manila Bulletin reported on Thursday, citing his family.A bachelor with a weakness for cigarettes and computer



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