Aquino, who was succeeded by President Rodrigo Duterte, waged an anti-corruption agenda during his term and ushered in key economic reforms.
Beijing imposes curbs on movement in Wenzhou, 800 km away from Wuhan, while the Philippines reports death of 44-year-old man taking toll from disease to 305.
The Foreign Secretary of Philippines said China has been notified of "red lines," or actions Manila would find unacceptable in the South China Sea.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte slams the UN human rights chief, calling him “empty-headed” in a row over international criticism of his deadly drug war.
The military says 290 people have been killed, including 58 soldiers, 206 militants and 26 civilians. Residents who have fled the shattered city said they have seen at least 100 bodies in the rubble and in battle zones.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's approval ratings remain high at 83 percent in the last quarter of 2016.
Senator Leila De Lima has called on Filipinos to stand up against President Rodrigo Duterte and his "evil regime" while she defended three drug-related charges against her.
Authorities began a preemptive evacuation on Friday.
The president of Philippines says he looks forward to the day when there are no foreign troops in the country.
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