An aide pours water into a glass as Philippine President Benigno Aquino (bottom C) delivers his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) during the joint session of the 16th Congress at the House of ... more 
An aide pours water into a glass as Philippine President Benigno Aquino (bottom C) delivers his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) during the joint session of the 16th Congress at the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Quezon city, metro Manila July 28, 2014. The biggest political crisis that Aquino has faced in four years in power could damage his image as a crusader against corruption and undermine his ability to deliver on reforms to sustain strong economic growth. The Supreme Court this month declared partly illegal a 145 billion pesos ($3.34 billion) economic stimulus fund that Aquino created in 2011 from budget savings, sparking a storm of controversy that has distracted the government from its work. Also pictured are Senate President Franklin Drilon (top L) and House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. (top R). REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco (PHILIPPINES - Tags: POLITICS) less 
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