Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Aquino on Pope’s call to end corruption and poverty: We’re on to it since day one

After the send-off ceremony for Vatican City’s head-of-sate and world leader of Roman Catholic church Pope Francis, President Benigno Aquino III told the media that the government is addressing corruption and poverty since he assumed the presidency. “That’s what we are doing since day one.” Pope Francis told government officials during his speech in Malacanang […]

VP Binay: Pope Francis reminds us on our specific task and special responsibility

“We must all draw strength from the inspiring example the Holy Father to reach out to everyone. As we learned from Pope Francis, we are all given a specific task and special responsibility by the Lord to make a difference,” Vice President Jejomar Binay said in a press statement on Monday. “For those of us […]

Philippines hosting First APEC Senior Officials’ Meeting in Clark, Subic

Clark and Subic Freeport Zones will be receiving senior officials from various countries starting January 26 for the First Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Senior Officials’ Meeting and Related Meetings (SOM1). Philippines is the host for APEC 2015. SOM1 will be held with a series of more than thirty working group and committee-level meetings covering various topics […]

Lebanon, Israel bring war in Miss Universe: Starts with simple selfie

In a beauty pageant designed to promote world peace, Miss Universe, a conflict started. Miss Israel Doron Matalon posted a photo she took with Miss Japan, Miss Slovenia and Miss Lebanon on her social networking account captioned “Good morning from us” – a post that Miss Lebanon Saly Greige did not like. Miss Lebanon then […]

Government ceasefire ends: NPA engaging in propaganda war

“We are saddened that instead of fulfilling their promise of releasing the victims, the NPA is now engaging in propaganda war by blaming the AFP of causing the suspension of the release of the policemen,” Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office Chief Lt. Col. Harold Cabunoc said. The communist wants AFP to temporary […]