It looks like Philippine-Russia ties have gotten deeper since President Rodrigo Duterte announced last year that he wanted to open an alliance with Moscow and chart a supposedly independent foreign policy.
Roby Alampay, editor in chief of InterAksyon and BusinessWorld, will join seven other distinguished alumni of the University of the Philippines College of Mass Communication (UPCMC) who will be honored during the 1st Glory Awards ceremony on November 11, 2017 at the UP Bahay ng Alumni, DIliman Quezon City.
President Rodrigo Duterte's arch critic is in the U.S. and Malacañang and the chief of the Department of Foreign Affairs are earnestly hoping that Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV will behave while spending his time at the world's only superpower.
Did the transport groups overreact to the jeepney modernization that, it turns out, is still on the drawing board? Or, did transport officials oversell a product the finer details of which that they were still crafting?
The military is "increasingly becoming confident" that the top Malaysian terrorist who allegedly funded the Maute and Abu Sayyaf groups' attack on Marawi was among the 13 rebels killed by government troops on Wednesday.
U.N. special rapporteur Agnes Callamard, who has clashed with President Rodrigo Duterte over his war on drugs, said in Dublin she was equally concerned by violence outside the urban hotspots, where rural Filipinos opposing mining developments have met bloody reprisals.
Rains, possibly accompanied by strong winds and lightning, that could trigger flashfloods or landslides are forecast for the whole country on Thursday, October 19, the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said.