The Marines deployed at Ayungin Shoal are becoming familiar with the Chinese coast guard vessel encircling their position in the area being claimed by Beijing as an integral part of its maritime domain.
The controversies that have arisen from the Supreme Court’s consecutive rulings on the unconstitutionality of the PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund of legislators) and the DAP (Disbursement Acceleration Program of P-Noy) continue to sizzle.
At the 31st death anniversary rites of former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 1, Vice President Jejomar Binay, in the strongest terms, warned that Philippine democracy would be in danger if the Supreme Court (SC) powers are clipped.
When we visited Tacloban last Saturday, we wrote a column last Tuesday and posed a direct question to President Benigno “P-Noy” Aquino III, “How many people were killed by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” and how many were still missing?
It’s 3 p.m. Tuesday and David Remo, in his school uniform, is trying to finish his plateful of merienda at the King Bee restaurant in Fisher Mall, revealing four missing front teeth when he smiles. Between bites, he continues drawing figures on a piece of paper.
BUSINESS MATTERS (BEYOND THE BOTTOM LINE) By Francis J. Kong
August 23, 2014 - 12:00am
Have you ever met people who are very serious in their thinking and display the least of their emotions? They are very logical, very analytical and you would never be able to probe into their thoughts because they use their poker faces.
This weekend marks another PBA Rookie Draft, with a lot of big names from heralded schools and some highly touted Fil-Am hopefuls entering the pool. Luckily, there are 12 teams picking, making more room for young players to make names for themselves in the league.
I was recently invited to grace the grand launch of Astoria Vacation and Leisure Club, Inc. (AVLCI) in Tokyo, Japan. We stayed at Hilton Hotel (located in Shinjuku, Tokyo) where the event also took place. Thanks to the Philippines’ Astoria team headed by AVLCI president Jeffery Ng and Mrs.