Profile: Aquilino Pimentel III, New Senate President

Aquilino Pimentel III is considered as one of the bright senators. He took up law at the University of the Philippines and topped the Philippine bar exams in 1990. The son of prominent nationalist and anti-martial law activist Aquilino Pimentel Jr., the younger Pimentel became a senator in 2007, though he only got to assume the post in 2011 after a lengthy electoral protest that he won against Juan Miguel Zubiri. Pimentel was at the forefront of the investigation of the corruption allegations against Vice President Jojo…

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