By Julie M. Aurelio
The Department of National Defense (DND) has recommended to President Benigno Aquino III the pullout of Filipino peacekeepers stationed in Golan Heights and Liberia, due to the spread of the Ebola virus in West Africa and the tense situation in the Middle East.
President Benigno Aquino III conferred the Order of Sikatuna Rank of Raja on visiting Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono at a state dinner in the latter’s honor in Malacañang Friday night.
President Benigno Aquino Saturday urged fellow Southeast Asian leaders to face up to the threat posed by China’s contentious claims to most of the South China Sea as they headed to a regional summit.
President Benigno Aquino III arrived in Myanmar on Saturday for the 2014 Asean Summit, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.
By Bong Lozada
Smiles ensued once the Chief Executive held in a high pedestal the outgoing and incoming Navy chiefs and the nine brave men that stood ground at the disputed islands.