• 31 August 2015
MANILA, Aug. 31 -- President Benigno Aquino III today will lead the commemoration of National Heroes Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City.  "Pangungunahan ni Pangulong Aquino bukas ang mga opisyal ng pamahalaan at kinatawan ng diplomatic corps sa pag-aalay ng bulaklak sa Libingan ng mga Bayani sa Fort Bonifacio,” said Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr., in a radio interview with dzRB Radyo ng Bayan.  “Nakikiisa ang Pangulong Aquino at ang buong pamahalaan sa ating mga kababayan sa paggunita ng Pambansang Araw ng mga Bayani,” he added.  Upon arrival, the President will be accorded with full military honors together with Armed Forces of the Philippines Chief of Staff General Hernando Iriberri.  After the 21-gun salute, the President will be accompanied by General Iriberri to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers for the wreath-laying ceremony.  “Sa araw na ito marapat na bigyang pugay ang ating mga bayani na nagbuwis ng kanilang buhay upang ipaglaban, itaguyod, at itanghal ang ating kasarinlan na siyang naging pundasyon ng ating tinatamasang pag-unlad. Nawa’y patuloy silang maging bukal ng inspirasyon sa ating mga ...Read more

‘Bayanihan’ spirit leads to the longest human chain in Kalahi-CIDSS history

 CENTRAL  31 August 2015
QUEZON CITY, Aug. 31 -- In the early morning of August 20, around 400 people from 13 barangays started to gather at the Municipal Hall of Besao, Mountain Province to create the longest human chain of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi ...Read more

Philippines sees trade with APEC member economies rising over 6.8% yearly

 CENTRAL  31 August 2015
CEBU CITY, Aug. 31 -- The Philippines, which plays host to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit this year, sees its trade with 20 other APEC member economies increasing by over 6.8 percent annually, to about $109.62 billion in 2015.   Ambassador Ma. Angelina Sta. Catalina said the ...Read more
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