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
· Banks &and Financial Intermediaries
· Peoples’ Participation
· Suffrage and Electoral Reforms
· 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."