Reggae artist Dominic Gamboa, also known as Papadom, founding leader of the band Tropical Depression, passed away Wednesday morning. He would have turned 48 this Thursday.
Second only to the deadly Boston marathon, super typhoon Yolanda (the local name for Haiyan) is on the top of the list of global events which trended worldwide this year.
The University of the Philippines will implement a new tuition system starting school year 2014 to 2015 that will 'speed-up the processing of tuition bracket applications, adjust income brackets of student applicants, and increase the stipend of poor students.'
Its involvement in human rights abuses and the failure of the government to prosecute these violations have blocked the Philippine Army from receiving a share of the $40 million in military aid US Secretary of State John Kerry pledged, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday.
It was an eventful stint marred by two celebrated abductions that mercifully ended well, and Filipino peacekeepers faced the end of that mission with a sigh of relief and a sense of fulfillment.
US Secretary of State John Kerry visited typhoon-devastated Tacloban City on Wednesday, expressing shock at the death and destruction and vowing that Washington will not abandon its key ally as the Philippine government sought pledges as it launched a P360 billion rebuilding plan.
(UPDATED) United States State Secretary John Kerry on Tuesday downplayed the near-collision between a U.S. and a Chinese warship on December 5 even as Philippine Department of Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario expressed alarm over the incident.
The chairperson of the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. thanked President Benigno Aquino III for serving as a 'lucky charm' for Bea Rose Santiago, who won this year's Miss International pageant in Tokyo, Japan Tuesday night.