Asia / Australia

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     SEN. TRILLANES

 

CALAMBA, Laguna — President Benigno Aquino III acknowledged the mistake his legal team committed in drafting the amnesty proclamation for detained Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV and other soldiers that mutinied against then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo seven years ago.

Nov. 19, 2010

 

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AUNG SAAN SUU KYI

 

MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III joined other world leaders in welcoming the release of pro-democracy leader Aung Saan Suu Kyi by the Myanmar military junta and called for the immediate release of her fellow political detainees.

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Julia Gillard meets with Barak Obama at the APEC summit.  (PICTURE: Ray Strange)

President Barack Obama has lauded Australia as a key player in the Asian economy as he held his first talks with Prime Minister Julia Gillard and invited her to Washington next year.

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