Daily Archives: 2 years ago

Royal Brunei Navy, Philippine Navy aim deeper, stronger relationship

The Royal Brunei Navy wants a deeper and stronger relationship with the Philippine Navy. RBN Commander First Admiral Pengiran Norazmi Bin Pengiran Haji Muhammad expressed his enthusiasm in deepening and strengthening of the relationship between the PN and RBN, the Navy said. The RBN commander assumed office March 13 this year. He arrived last Sunday […]

Female NAVSOG member won gold in SEA Games shooting event

Seawoman 1st Class Elvie Baldivino bagged one gold medal for the Philippines in the Women’s Precision Pistol Individual event of the 2015 Southeast Asian Games in Singapore June 8, 2015. She defeated Norizan Mustafa of Singapore, 230-228, in the finals. Baldivino together with Franchetta Shayne Quiroz and Carmen Guillermo won the silver medal in the […]

House of Representatives approves P100 thousand cash gift to centenarians

The House of Representatives has approved on third and final reading a measure granting PhP100,000 to all Filipino centenarians living in the country and abroad. The cash gift will be known as Centenarian’s Gift under House Bill 5780 to be known as Centenarian Act. The said bill also declares the 25th Day of September of […]

PSA reports key employment figures improve in April 2015

The Philippine Statistics Authority, on Tuesday, released key employment figures in April 2015. According to the report, the country’s unemployment rate significantly reduced to 6.4 percent in April 2015 from 7.0 percent of the same month in 2014. This means 495,000 Filipinos were employed and reduced the total number of unemployed to 2.7 million. “It […]

China cannot claim the entire sea: The world already rejected that 1600s-idea

Supreme Court Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio said, in an interview with Mario Esteban of Elcano Royal Institute, that in this modern time no country can claim an entire sea. “China can claim the islands and territories, and we can discuss that over time, but in this time and age, no state can claim an […]