Thursday, November 26, 2009

Sen. Benigno Simeon "Noynoy" Cojuangco Aquino III - Presidential Candidate

Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Cojuango Aquino III was born on February 8, 1960 in Manila. He is the only son of the two famous political leaders here in the Philippines; former President Corazon Aquino and Senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. He has four sisters and one of them is a well known TV host and actress that is Kris Aquino. Noynoy is a graduate of Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics in 1981 at Ateneo de Manila University. In 1983, after the murder of his father, Noynoy had a short possession as a member of the Philippine Business for Social Progress.


1985-1986: Retail sales supervisor and youth promotions assistant for Nike Philippines.

1986: Assistant for advertising and promotion for Mondragon Philippines.

1986: Vice-president of the Intra-Strata Assurance Corp. which is a family-owned corporation.

1986-1993: Vice-president and treasurer for Best Security Agency Corporation, which is owned by his uncle Antolin Oreta.

1993: Executive assistant for administration in Central Azucarera de Tarlac, a sugar refinery owned by the Cojuangco clan.

1996: Field services manager in Central Azucarera de Tarlac.

1998: Elected to the House of Representatives, representing the 2nd District of Tarlac. He won re-election in 2001 and 2004 and served until 2007.

1999-2002: Secretary General of the Liberal Party

2002-2004: Vice-President of the Luzon Liberal Party

2004- March 16, 2006: Secretary General of the Liberal Party

November 8, 2004 - February 21, 2006: Deputy Speaker

March 17, 2006 – present: Vice Chairman of the Liberal Party

March 14, 2007 – present: Senator

Noynoy also served several committees as a member of Congress:

· Public Order and Security
· Transportation and Communications
· Agriculture
· Banks &and Financial Intermediaries
· Peoples’ Participation
· Suffrage and Electoral Reforms
· Appropriations
· Natural Resources
· Trade and Industry committees (11th Congress)
· Civil and Political and Human Rights
· Public Order and Security
· Inter-Parliamentary Relations and Diplomacy committees (12th Congress)
· Banks and Financial Intermediaries
· Energy, Export Promotion, Public Order and Safety committees (13th Congress)

Election Plans for 2010:

TANGGALIN ANG TIWALI, ITAMA ANG MALI. "Corruption is the single biggest threat to our democracy. It deprives the poor of the social services they badly need. I destroy the very moral fiber of our society. No reform agenda will succeed without a determined program to eradicate corruption."



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