P-Noy named one of TIME magazine’s "100 Most Influential People"

Lilybeth G. Ison of the Philippine News Agency (via InterAksyon.com) reports that "President Benigno Aquino III has been included in TIME magazine’s annual listing of the world’s ’100 Most Influential People.’" The report noted that Malacanang made the annoucement about the milestone on Thursday evening, April 18.

Lilybeth G. Ison of the Philippine News Agency (via InterAksyon.com) reports that "President Benigno Aquino III has been included in TIME magazine’s annual listing of the world’s ’100 Most Influential People.’" The report noted that Malacanang made the annoucement about the milestone on Thursday evening, April 18.

 

The report quoted presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda, who pointed out that "this is the first time President Aquino appears in the list." Lacierda explained that P-Noy was cited "for stabilizing and invigorating the economy, for his leadership in pushing vital legislation such as the Reproductive Health and Responsible Parenthood Law, as well as his bravery and regional leadership in asserting our national sovereignty in the West Philippine Sea."

 

The report added: "The President joined US President Barack Obama, South Korea President Park Geun-hye, China President Xi Jinping, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un, and Pope Francis, among others, on the prestigious list."

 

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