Benigno Aquino III was inaugurated Wednesday after a solid win in May's Philippines election enshrined him as one of the country’s most popular leaders. A larger task will be to emerge from his parents' shadow.
Philippine election results 2010 are mostly in. Presidential candidate Sen. Benigno Aquino leads with 40 percent and Joseph Estrada follows with 26 percent.
Top candidates in next week's Philippines election have all cast themselves as the anticorruption leader. But they're focusing less on reform than on entertaining voters with singers, dancers, balloons, and prize giveaways.