By Matikas Santos
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim praised the achievements of the Aquino administration and even spoke in Filipino to say how so many things have changed including the large number of Korean tourists in the country.
Japan took a step away Tuesday from an American-drafted constitution that has long kept its military shackled, approving a plan to allow greater use of a force that was vanquished at the end of World War II.
President Benigno Aquino held a surprise meeting in Japan with the country’s top Muslim rebel to address growing concerns over delays in implementing a peace deal, their aides said Thursday.
A total of 51 Filipinos have so far signed up for voluntary repatriation from conflict-stricken Libya while the Philippine government readied possible exit points for Philippine citizens in case air travel would no longer be viable.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
President Benigno Aquino III said on Wednesday that anti-corruption efforts by his government freed up resources that were now being used to “invest” on the Filipinos.