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Vows not to betray country as doubts rise about anti-corruption campaign

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III vowed not to betray the public's trust amid rising doubts about an anti-corruption campaign he said could not be stopped by a bomb. 

In his state of the nation address Monday, Mr Aquino vowed to not turn his back on the Filipino people because it would like maligning the memory and sacrifices of his parents: former president Corazon and assassinated senator Benigno Jr, the Associated Press reported.

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III pauses as he delivers his fifth State of the Nation Address during the joint session of the 16th Congress at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon, north of Manila, Philippines on Monday (AP photo)

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