Archive for the ‘In the News’ Category

A PHILIPPINE anti-graft court has recently dismissed for lack of merit a petition by Sen. Jinggoy Estrada to prevent the garnishment of his properties in relation to a P184-million plunder charge filed against him by the Ombudsman, the Philippine Daily...

[caption id="attachment_18709" align="aligncenter" width="500"] LEADERS of the MBC with Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III, second from right | Photo from Makati Business Club website[/caption] BUSINESS leaders urged Congress to resume...

We are reposting this article originally published on the blog on March 30, 2014 .  THE SIGNING of the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro is a milestone event, but like all significant events, it is never to be taken in a vacuum. Decades of...

EXACTLY a year ago today, the peace panels of the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) signed the Comprehensive Agreement on the Bangsamoro in Malacañang Palace. President Benigno S. Aquino III and MILF chairman Al Haj...

[caption id="attachment_18671" align="aligncenter" width="500"] PRESIDENT BENIGNO S. AQUINO III as he delivers his speech during the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) – Coke Store Training and Access to Resources (STAR)...

MILF Report on Mamasapano Incident by Julius...

TODAY, 24 March 2015, is World TB Day. We are resposting this infographics from the International Committee of the Red Cross that provides a glimpse into the challenges posed by TB in the confines of Philipine jails and prisons. Click here to know more...