By Mar Arguelles
Some 2,000 delegates from 32 Asia-Pacific countries will participate in three conferences of the United Nations World Tourism Organization to be hosted by Albay province and the Department of Tourism from May 15 to 20.
By Matikas Santos
Albay Governor Joey Salceda has been elected as co-chair of the board of directors of the United Nations (UN) Green Climate Fund, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced Friday.
By Gil Cabacungan
Albay Gov. Joey Salceda on Sunday bemoaned the tepid response of the international donor community to the Philippines’ plea for aid for close to a million victims of super Typhoon “Pablo” (international name: Bopha), saying that countries whose huge greenhouse emissions caused climate change should bear a bigger responsibility for its victims.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
MANILA, Philippines—A militant group believes Albay Gov. Joey Salceda needs a “major, major reality check” for calling on Filipinos to boycott Chinese products to protest Beijing’s “bullying” in connection with the Spratlys dispute. A senior Philippine diplomat, meanwhile said, they were not endorsing Salceda’s proposal but would respect groups that would practice the boycott. “Neither [...]