Philippines Ignores China Demand To Quit Shoal

Declaring “that’s our territory” and giving a warning to Chinese vessels to back off, the Philippine officials last Wednesday disregarded China’s demand to remove Filipino vessels from Panatag Shoal. BRP Edsa, a Philippine Coast Guard search and rescue vessel, along … Continue reading

Aquino Inspects Metro Land, Air, Sea Terminals

Last Monday, the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) said that transportation services at Metro Manila’s major land, air and sea terminals have considerably enhanced from conditions last year, but further improvements can still be done. Manuel Roxas II, Transportation … Continue reading

Solon proposes changing “EDSA” to “Cory Aquino Avenue”

In honor of the late president and the “icon” of democracy in the Philippines, a Filipino lawmaker suggested renaming the Epifanio de los Santos Avenue (EDSA) to Cory Aquino Avenue. “It would be but a fitting tribute to former President … Continue reading

Cory Aquino 2nd Death Anniversary August 1, 2011

August 1, 2011 is the second death anniversary of the first woman president of the republic and the icon of Philippine democracy, Corazon Cojuangco Aquino. She is best remembered for leading the 1986 People Power Revolution in EDSA, which toppled … Continue reading

All set for Holy Week

BY: KRIS JOHN ENCOMIENDA As reported by ABS-CBN, more than 1,000 traffic enforcers will be discharge starting this Wednesday, April 20. These enforcers will be assigned to major thoroughfares, particularly EDSA and other exit points of Metro Manila, as part of … Continue reading

VP Binay: named as the Most Trusted Government Official

BY: KRIS JOHN ENCOMIENDA In the latest trust and approval survey conducted by PulseAsia, revealed that the most appreciated and well-trusted government official is Vice President Jejomar Binay overtaking President Noynoy Aquino, having 83% trust rate from the 78% registered … Continue reading