Monthly Archives: April 2014

Militants slam Obama, defense deal at Mendiola rally

MANILA —In Malacañang, US President Barack Obama received a warm welcome. But few meters away from the Palace, about 3,000 militants roared in anger as they protested the American head’s visit to

85% of Filipinos have ‘much trust’ In US

MANILA — Eighty-five percent of Filipinos expressed trust in the United States much more than any other country, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey results showed. The nationwide survey fielded from

Enough with selective justice!

By Val G. Abelgas HERE we go again. After Budget Secretary Florencio Abad was tagged as the alleged mentor of businesswoman Janet Napoles in designing the P10-billion pork barrel scam, Malacanang spokespersons

Are his trusted advisers selling out Aquino?

A US-Pinoy political-economist has about given up that President Aquino would end his administration in better shape than when he assumed the presidency. His basis is if the media reports were accurate

Aquino confers Order of Sikatuna to Obama

MANILA  — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday night bestowed the highest Philippine diplomatic honor to United States President Barack Obama. During the televised state dinner, Aquino conferred the Order of Sikatuna

Longest-held political prisoner asks Obama for his release

MANILA – The longest-serving political prisoner in the country is appealing for his release to President Barack Obama, who is scheduled to arrive in Manila on April 28. In his letter to