Former Philippine president Benigno Aquino III flashes the ‘L’ sign meaning “Fight!” as he leads a 2018 commemoration of the assassination of his father. Aquino died on June 24 at the age of 61. Photo: AP
Opinion | Benigno Aquino’s lost liberal ‘yellow’ legacy in the Philippines
  • The late former president’s liberal reformist agenda was upended by his failure to address structural problems, which successor Rodrigo Duterte seized upon
  • But his legacy of decency, commitment to democracy and national sovereignty may one day again prove relevant in a post-populist Philippines
25 Jun 2021 - 10:07AM