Former President Noynoy Aquino dies

Former President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III passed away on Thursday, June 24 as confirmed by multiple sources. Former President Aquino was 61.

The Philippine flag at Senate of the Philippines is now flying at half mast.

The cause of death is yet to be know as an official announcement from the family is yet to be released as of writing.

Aquino served as lawmaker in the House of Representatives and Senate. He was elected senator in 2007. In 2010, he won the presidency.