Daily Archives: 3 years ago

‘Princess’ from PHL mistaken to be ‘royal’ by Incheon Games organizer

Seventeen year old Princess Mary Superal was mistaken to be a real princess from some part of the Philippines by the Korean organizers of Asiad. Incheon Asian Games Organizing Committee (IAGOC) felt so apologetic for what they thought a failure on their part. The Korean Officials believed that they should have thrown a royal welcome […]

PHIBLEX 15 is EDCA’s soft launch, brings threat

Approximately five thousand Navy and Marines from United States and Philippines kicked-off the eleven-day Amphibious Landing Exercise 15 (PHIBLEX). The ceremony took place at Naval Forces West (NavForWest) headquarters at Barangay San Miguel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. Kabataan party-list Terry Ridon from Makabayan Bloc said this event between US and PHL is a soft launch […]

PSG, peacekeepers from Golan to keep Pope Francis safe in PHL

President Aquino vows to protect Pope Francis of the Roman Catholic Church from any incident while in the Philippines on January 15 until 19 next year. Presidential Security Group and two battalions from the Armed Forces of Philippines including the peacekeepers from Golan Heights will make sure of this. “What the PSG affords me, I […]

AFP to stop the Abu Sayyaf once and for all

Armed Forces of the Philippines sent approximately a thousand troops to augment security in Zamboanga and Sulu in Southern Philippines. The troops were pulled from Northern Luzon to face the rising tension in the south. “The AFP is exercising its flexibility by realigning our units so that we can focus our security operations in areas […]

World Bank grants financial package for Cebu Bus Rapid Transit

Funding for Bus Rapid Transit in Cebu was approved by The World Bank. The approved USD 141 million financial package will help build a 23-kilometer BRT system in Cebu City. It will cover Bulacao to Talamba in Cebu City. The national government gladly accepts the financial grant made by World Bank Board Executive Directors. Philippine […]