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Filipinos in New York City staged a Philippine Independence Day parade on Madison Avenue last June 2 that rivalled big homeland festivities—complete with Ati-atihan, Dinagyang and Maskara street dancers, marching bands, beauty queens on floats, movie stars and politicians.
Short and sweet were the speeches and long was the queue on the banquet table after a 115th Independence Day flag-raising ceremony on June 12 attended by over 300 overseas Filipino workers in this oil-rich Sultanate south of Mindanao.
The United Nations has forecast that the world’s population will increase from 7.2 billion today to 8.1 billion in 2025 and 9.6 billion in 2050, with most growth in developing countries and more than half in Africa.
By Tarra Quismundo
Coming home to the land of his mother was a longtime dream of Lt. Vincent Mejia. When he finally did so, it was doubly joyful for the Filipino-American sailor who was tasked to steer to port one of the US Navy’s most advanced attack submarines after it had surfaced.
Only five of the country’s universities, led by the University of the Philippines, made it to this year’s list of top 300 Asian universities ranked by Quacquarelli Symonds, down from last year’s 14.
By Frances Mangosing
The Philippines’ second warship, BRP Ramon Alcaraz (PF 16), has started its voyage to its new home from Charleston in South Carolina, USA. “BRP Ramon Alcaraz gets ready for voyage to the #Philippines. Fair winds, blue skies and following seas!” the Philippine Embassy in Washington posted in its Twitter account (@philippineusa) at 9:40 p.m. Monday (Philippine time).
By Odette Montelibano
His drive for innovation has led to the notable achievement of being the first Filipino-Canadian licensed brewer in North America and the inventor of the all-natural Bamboo Beer, classified as a premium lager by the Liquor Control Board of Ontario.
By Jerome Aning
Hero dog Kabang, a mixed-breed who lost half her face saving the lives of two girls, was mobbed like a rock star upon her return early Saturday morning from the United States, where she underwent medical treatment for eight months.
By DJ Yap
They aren’t the most beautiful fish in the sea, but the labahita may just be what the Tubbataha Reefs need to regenerate after being bruised by the intrusions of two foreign vessels earlier this year.
By Cynthia D. Balana
In separate panel discussions at the 22nd World Economic Forum on East Asia, four heads of state and government expressed a desire to learn from the successes and missteps of one another and of developed nations, promote regional integration in achieving this goal, and prioritize connectivity, cooperation and inclusive growth for the region.
By TJ Burgonio
Timor-Leste Prime Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmão on Thursday thanked President Aquino for the latter’s renewed expression of Philippine support for Timor-Leste’s bid to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean).
By Michael Lim Ubac
Inquirer president and CEO Alexandra Prieto-Romualdez said in a global conference of publishers on Wednesday that the Inquirer would pursue its “strong heritage of being a watchdog of government.” In effect, its role as a sentinel of democracy is the heart and soul of the Philippines’ No. 1 national daily.