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Bill filed reviving ROTC for college students

Valenzuela City Rep. Sherwin Gatchalian. FILE PHOTO

A bill has been filed at the House of Representatives seeking the revival of the mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) to instill patriotism among college students in the face of disputes with China in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

PH to secure Pope Francis in custom-built ‘popemobile’


The Philippines will custom-build a “popemobile” for Pope Francis to travel in during his visit to the fervently Catholic nation in January, organizers said Thursday.

Posted: November 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

PH hosts global webinar on disaster preparedness

The Philippine Disaster Recovery Foundation (PDRF) shows collaborative private sector preparedness for and recovery from disasters in the Philippines:

(L-R) PLDT Chairman and PDRF Co-Chairman Manuel V. Pangilinan, PDRF President Rene S. Meily, IBM Philippines President and CGM Mariels Almeda Winhoffer, Ayala Corp Chairman, CEO and PDRF Co-Chairman Jaime Augusto Zobel de Ayala, NCC Co-Chair and PDRF Advisor Guillermo Luz

The Philippines will host a global webinar this Wednesday night, November 26, on building disaster management partnerships.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Did you know: Pope Paul VI’s visit to PH

Pope Paul VI arrived at the Manila International Airport on Nov. 26, 1970, for his three-day visit to the Philippines. His arrival was marred by an attempt on his life by a visiting Bolivian, Benjamin Mendoza.–Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Survey: Bribing going out of style


Believe it or not but fewer Filipino families now give bribes or “grease money” to government officials due to growing public intolerance toward corruption.

Posted: November 26th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »