The three-foot wooden statue of San Pedro Calungsod will return to Cebu City from Talibon, Bohol at noon today, Tuesday, at the end of a national pilgrimage that began shortly after the teenage martyr’s canonization last month. From the Cebu City Pier 1, San Pedro’s image will be brought to his shrine at the Archbishop […]
MANILA (Updated 1:36 p.m.) — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday conferred the Quezon Service Cross — the highest honor Philippines can bestow to its citizen — on the late Interior and Local Government Secretary Jesse Robredo.
In his speech, the President commended Robredo for being a good family man and honest public servant. Read more
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III needs to take a long and relaxing break just like any other heads of state, Health Secretary Enrique Ona said Monday.
In an interview in Malacanang, Ona did not suggest that Aquino should undergo executive check-up but reiterated the need for him to take a long and well-deserved vacation. Read more
PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III seemed to have deaf ears on calls to end killings and other rights violations against women human rights defenders, a group said Sunday.
Cristina Palabay, spokesperson of Tanggol Bayi, cited Aquino’s silence on the massacre of pregnant Juvy Capion, an anti-mining activist, and her two children in Tampakan, South Cotabato, which is an issue raised by several local and international groups. Read more
MALACANANG is optimistic that the Kasambahay bill will be signed into law by President Benigno Aquino III next week.
“Hopefully, that will happen at that time. Because as we remember, Kasambahay Bill was mentioned by the President in his Sona (State of the Nation Address) and it is included in the priority measures given to both houses during the Ledac (Legislative-Executive Development Advisory Council),” deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said. Read more
MANILA — President Benigno Aquino III will lead the conferment of Quezon Service Cross award on the late Local Government secretary Jesse Robredo in a ceremony at Malacañang’s Rizal Hall on Monday.
Deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said the award will be received by Robredo’s widow Leni and her three daughters. Read more
Expenses for the development of the San Pedro Calungsod thanksgiving mass site at the South Road Properties (SRP) have reached P16 million. With barely a week to go until November 30, SM Prime Holdings Inc. reported Friday that work on the mass site is 83 percent complete. Read the rest of this entry
CEBU Archbishop Jose Palma joined “Barkada ni Pedro” during the “Audience with the Archbishop” facilitated by volunteers of the Commission on Youth of the Archdiocese of Cebu few months ago at the Archdiocesan Youth Center. The online prayer community called “Barkada ni Pedro” (BNP), which received great commendation, was presented by Marlito Cabigas to the […]
I BROUGHT my friend Carminia to an intimate dinner of Italian specialties at the Makati Shangri-La, Manila as it brought the prestige, culture and cuisine of Italy during the launch of the Italian Festival celebration. We enjoyed a special degustation dinner menu at Red restaurant, exquisitely prepared by Italian guest chef Paolo Bodon, paired with […]
GREENHOUSE gases are gases that allow sunlight to reach the earth’s surface freely but absorb some of the heat reflected back toward space, trapping it in the lower atmosphere. The human-induced greenhouses gases of main concern in the Philippines are carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O) and hydrofluorocarbons. Carbon dioxide is the main