10 Mar '11, 6am

Philippine President Aquino in S'pore for state visit:

Philippine President Aquino in S'pore for state visit:

SINGAPORE: Philippines President Benigno Aquino is on a three-day state visit to Singapore. He called on both President S R Nathan and Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday morning and was then hosted to lunch by Mr Lee. President Aquino is here with several other Filipino leaders, such as Acting Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Presidential Advisor on International Relations Albert F. Del Rosario, Secretary of Finance Cesar V. Purisima and Secretary of Trade and Industry Gregory L. Domingo, and a business delegation. During his visit, he will also deliver a keynote address at a Singapore Business Federation-International Enterprise Singapore Eminent Leaders Lecture titled "Philippines - Partnership for Progress", as well as visit the Singapore Management University. In addition, President Aquino will visit the Singapore Botanic Gardens for an Orchid Naming ...

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