Sotheby’s appraises Marcos jewels

MANILA (Mabuhay) — International art auctioneer Sotheby’s on Friday appraised the 760 pieces of the Marcos jewelry collection confiscated by the government, following the appraisal conducted by auction house Christie’s earlier this week. Conducted at the Bangko Sentra...

Aquino authorizes P44-B multiyear defense contract

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III has signed a proposal for the Department of National Defense to enter into a P44-billion multi-year contract for seven more military purchases starting this year, a defense official announced Saturday. Fernando Manalo, the...

PHL tells tribunal: China violated int’l maritime laws

MANILA (Mabuhay) –The Philippines’ legal team on Thursday presented before  a The Hague-based tribunal several international maritime law violations of China, which include massive destruction of marine ecosystem, harassment of Filipino fishermen and the intentional ramming of...

PNoy to lead forum of 20 climate vulnerable countries in Paris meet

MANILA, Nov. 28 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III will lead the meeting 20 “climate vulnerable” countries during the historic 21st Conference of Parties (COP) in Paris next week. In an interview, Presidential communications chief Secretary Herminio Coloma...