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BI to charge Dutchman in Sona protest rally


The Bureau of Immigration is preparing to file charges against a Dutch activist who joined anti-government protests during President Benigno Aquino’s State of the Nation Address on July 22, according to Immigration officer in charge Siegfried Mison.

Posted: August 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gazmin dismisses Aquino failure to mention West PH Sea row in SONA

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin. FILE PHOTO

Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin on Tuesday said he didn’t see the need for President Benigno Aquino III to mention the West Philippine Sea (South China Sea) dispute with China during his fourth State of the Nation Address the day before.

Posted: July 23rd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

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The threats from Japan and China, SONA then and now


As he prepares to deliver his 4th State of the Nation Address (SONA) on July 22, 2013, President Benigno S. Aquino III may want to read the 1940 SONA delivered by President Manuel L. Quezon, who similarly confronted the problem of a rising Asian power hell-bent on establishing its hegemony in the region.

Posted: July 9th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »