By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
It is only the beginning of the end. Malacañang on Thursday said that while the Hong Kong and Philippine governments have come to an agreement on the 2010 Manila hostage tragedy, they are still working on the concerns of the victims and their families.
US President Barack Obama’s travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed US commitment to the region, with an eye both to China’s rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth.
By Frances Mangosing
Members of the US Secret Service have arrived in the country in preparation for the visit of US President Barack Obama next week, the military said.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
A 51-year-old Filipina nurse was shot dead by her American live-in partner in the middle of a party at their Clearwater City, Florida residence.
China, the United States, Japan and more than a dozen other Asia-Pacific countries have signed a naval agreement aimed at ensuring miscommunication between ships at sea does not escalate into conflict.
President Barack Obama’s travels through Asia aim to reassure partners about the renewed U.S. commitment to the region, with an eye both to China’s rising assertiveness and the fast-growing markets that are the center of gravity for global growth.
By Boying Pimentel
An American president visiting the Philippines has always been a big deal. So it’s not surprising that President Obama’s upcoming brief stop in Manila has generated excitement and will be closely watched and examined. The questions on the Obama visit will no doubt range from the petty – “Will he wear a barong? Will [...]
By Boying Pimentel
In 1977, the dictator Ferdinand Marcos scored an incredible propaganda victory. That year, a revered Mexican American icon, a legend in US civil rights history, visited him in Manila and endorsed one of the most corrupt rulers in history who was then also notorious for gross violations of human rights.
By Rodel Rodis
In the1948 John Houston movie, “The Treasure of the Sierra Madre,” three destitute Americans working as gold prospectors mining the Sierra Madre mountains in Mexico are confronted by bandits posing as mounted police (“Federales”). When they are asked to produce their badges, the chief bandit’s response is classic: “Badges? We don’t need no stinking badges!” [...]
By Bert Eljera
The colorful booth of Kalahi Folkloric Ensemble, which featured authentic Filipino costumes and musical instrument, captured the best booth overall in the three-day Pinoy Pride fest that ended Sunday. April 13 in downtown Las Vegas.