By Christine O. Avendaño
, Niña P. Calleja
Malacañang on Sunday said law enforcement authorities were all ready to ensure the peaceful and orderly hosting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in Manila from Wednesday to Friday.
Vietnamese authorities have forcibly broken up small protests against China in two cities.
By Hiyasmin Quijano
Filipino American activists and their allies picketed in front of the Los Angeles Federal Building on Wilshire Blvd to show their disapproval of President Barack Obama’s two-day trip to Manila April 28-29. Obama’s visit will be the first by a U.S. president in 11 years.
By Matikas Santos
The Philippine Embassy in Thailand has warned Filipinos in the country to avoid wearing red and yellow so they would not be accused of showing support for the opposing political parties.
By Germelina Lacorte
Women will scale up their worldwide Valentine-day protests this year, calling for an end to impunity as they demand justice for victims and survivors of violence against women, according to theater artist Monique Wilson.