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Some contributions of Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr. include his reporting on the Korean War at age 17, his appointment to mayor at age 22 and his tireless opposition to corrupt Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos between 19... More »

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Some facts about the Philippine peso include that it is a decimal system of currency, meaning that each unit is made up of 10 smaller units, and that the peso is denoted by a unique symbol, which is a ?P? with two horizo... More »

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The youngest British prime minister at the time of his appointment was William Pitt the Younger, who was appointed to the office at the age of 24. He became prime minister in 1783 and remained in office until 1801. He wa... More »

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National unity is important because it arises when a country is in crisis, and government parties who are normally in opposition to each other decide to work together to solve pressing issues. The parties decide to put a... More »

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Tun Abdul Razak served as the second prime minister of Malaysia from 1970 until 1976, the year of his death. Razak is celebrated as one of the most important "second generation" Malaysian politicians who sought to tackle... More »

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