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Secret’s out: Philippine president dating Korean

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Philippine-Korean relations have suddenly gotten warmer.

The Philippines’ bachelor president, Benigno Aquino III, told reporters Wednesday that, yes, he is dating again. This time it’s a South Korean woman who grew up in Manila and works there as a TV show host and radio disc jockey.

Twenty-nine-year-old Grace Lee said on her TV program that “what the president said is true.”

Aquino, who turns 52 next week, is almost twice Lee’s age.

Aquino’s love life has amused the nation. Since becoming president in 2010, he has split up with a town councilor and then dated two other women.

Last year, he lamented that his love life was like Coke _ going from regular to zero.

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