Daily Archives: 2 years ago

Billionaire prince promised luxury cars for Saudi pilots fighting in Yemen

One hundred fighter pilots who were involved in Saudi Arabia’s Operation Decisive Storm in Yemen will receive cars Prince Alwaleed bin Talal promised, Daily Mail reports. “To recognize the one hundred participating Saudi pilots I am pleased to present them with 100 Bentley cars,” the prince posted in his micro-blogging site using Arabic. “I congratulate […]

Lacson confirms presidential bid: Wants death penalty back

“My platform of government remains to be what I started as a Senator and that is to eradicate graft and corruption in the government,” former Senator Ping Lacson said today confirming that he is running for president next year as an independent candidate, Philippine government-owned news agency reports. He also stated his views on several […]

Aquino travelling to Canada, Japan: Philippine-Japan strategic partnership to be enhanced

President Benigno Aquino III is set to visit Canada and Japan in May and June respectively at the invitation of both countries. “Canada is the Philippines’ 21st largest trading partner, its 6th top source market for tourism, and is home to almost 700,000 Filipinos,” Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte said today at a press briefing. […]

China’s prediction of better relationship with Philippines post-Aquino possible with Binay

China is expecting to enjoy a better relationship after the Aquino administration, China’s National Institute for South China Sea Studies (NISCSS) said last year. “We used to enjoy our good relationship, economically and politically. The Philippines is China’s bigger neighbor,” NISCSS president Wu Shicun said. “In this regard, I am optimistic that maybe after 2016, […]