Posted on 09 September 2012
News releases from Gov’t Media: VLADIVOSTOK, Russia: President Benigno S. Aquino III arrived here Friday night to participate in the 20th Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders’ Meeting which will be held on September 8 and 9 on Russkiy Island. On board a chartered Philippine Airlines flight PROO1, the President, accompanied by a lean delegation composed [...] Continue Reading...
Posted on 07 September 2012
The recent Social Weather Stations (SWS) Third Quarter survey shows public satisfaction with the President soaring to 77 percent, the highest rating he has received since taking office in June 2010. This latest rating also represents an impressive 14-point jump from the President’s 63 percent satisfaction rating in the May 2012 Second Quarter survey. The [...] Continue Reading...
Posted on 02 September 2012
It started as a strange story, published in a major daily the Philippines Inquirer and several other news outlets. In the Inquirer version of events Japans Overseas Development Assistance Office had not formally heard back from its Philippine counterparts of the offer it had made of 12 ships for the Philippine Coast Guard. The Inquirer [...] Continue Reading...
Posted on 02 September 2012
Back from the peace missions these men have done their part for world peace! Seven months after they are out of Africa and home to families and friends after serving in the UN’s peacekeeping mission in the Liberia. It is almost ironic, the kinship between Liberia and the Philippines is traced to the nation that [...] Continue Reading...
UPDATE 4 11 vehicles are on FBI NCIC; US national registry of stolen vehicles, out of 25 Bikes, SUVs, and sports cars, seized. BOC seek’s LTO to explain how they were registered. News reports also say ‘illegal possession of firearms’ charges filed by National Bureau of Investigation. While the ‘owner’ of the cars says injustice committed by law [...]
In what US and Philippine authorities are calling, “One of the most successful joint operations,” versus stolen cars from the USA to Asia; 25 cars and 18 Super-bikes are now in the custody of the Philippine National Police. In total; the National Bureau of Investigation agent in charge for northern Mindanao told a local [...]
A Facebook group has come online that is calling for the return of a familiar name in Philippine politics to The Malacañan Palace, that of Ferdinand Marcos. This time the man the small group which has around 208 members wants is his son, calling for BongBong in 2016. The son of the late President, is currently [...]
I last talked to my late friend a couple of days before his murder. We swapped emails a lot, and I saved almost all of his to me – except those chain letters. But, Gerry and I, no matter how long we didn’t see each other, like most guys just picked up where things left [...]
Puerto Princesa City: In this City of three bays, tens of thousands of tourists fill the beaches, hotels, and, inn’s – scores more are in public places enjoying a planned events while locals try to observe Holy Week. I grew up in part here – this is my hometown if any place was in my [...]
Special Forces celebrates its 50th founding anniversary on June 25, 2012 at the Headquarters of the Special Forces Regiment (Airborne), Fort Ramon Magsaysay Nueva Ecija. The Special Forces is one of the major units of the Philippine Army specializing in unconventional warfare and are experts in counter insurgency with the people as the foundation of [...]
The Trade Union Congress Party (TUCP) expressed grave apprehension over current moves to amend Republic Act No. 10028, better known as the Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act of 2009. A substitute House Bill, consolidating House bills 3535, 3527 and 3396 proposes making non-compensable the time that a working mother uses in the workplace to express her [...]
In the spirit of ‘bayanihan’ and consistent with its non-traditional role as promoters of education, the AFP is also successful in developing the trust and confidence of the people in some communities in the country with the ongoing implementation of the Army Literacy Patrol System (ALPS) by more units of the Philippine Army. An excellent [...]
President Benigno S. Aquino III has appointed new judges to the lower courts in various cities and municipalities in the country, a Palace official announces. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda made the announcement during the regular press briefing in Malacanang on Thursday. The Chief Executive signed on May 11 the appointment letter of Judge Juvencio S. [...]
President Aquino annouced the appointments of two special envoys to the People’s Republic of China Thursday. as a. ” Gesture of the government as both countries are embroiled in the Panatag Shoal dispute,” Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda at a regular media confernence at the Palace said. “Philippines is not confined to a single level of [...]
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