Daily Archives: 3 years ago

Julia Barretto turns 18, wishes reconciliation

Julia Barretto, daughter of Dennis Padilla and Marjorie Barretto will celebrate 18th birthday on March 10 at Makati Shangri-La Hotel. The debutante, who chose the colors white, gray and silver as her party’s theme will be dressed by designer Michael Cinco and will be styled by Liz Uy. Her hair and make-up will be done […]

First ever PHL subway system up for NEDA approval

Country’s first subway system is now for National Economic and Development Authority Board approval. “There’s going to be a NEDA Board on March 24 and two PPP projects would be up for approval or discussions,” Public-Private Partnership Center Executive Director Cosette Canilao said. The second project is the Php 19.3-billion Motor Vehicle Inspection System. The […]

Government forces hunting down Justice For Islamic Movement, BIFF splinter group

Government forces are now in pursuit operations against a splinter group of Moro rebels. Armed Forces of the Philippines spokesman Colonel Restituto Padilla said on Wednesday that Justice For Islamic Movement separated from Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters due to ideological differences. Justice For Islamic Movement has an estimated 70 fighters headed by a former BIFF […]

Government negotiators created a mess with Bangsamoro Basic Law: Congress needs to clean up

“We were actually kept in the dark, and now they give us this take-it-or-leave-it stance. This is demanding; they are the ones demanding,” Senator Chiz Escudero said. Congress will not simply rubber stamp the draft Bangsamoro Basic Law without sifting through its facts to resolve contentious issues, as what the Moro Islamic Liberation Front seems […]

Bell 412EP helicopters arriving August for PAF

Philippine Air Force is set to receive Bell 412EP helicopters from Bell Helicopter Canada this coming August. “We are looking at the minimum delivery of two units to a maximum of six,” Department of National Defense Undersecretary Fernando Manalo said in an interview with the government news agency. The government entered into a government-to-government transaction […]