PHL vows ‘higher’ APEC summit

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines Saturday vowed “higher security” for world leaders at an economic summit in Manila next week after a series of bombings and shootings left more than 120 dead in Paris. US President Barack Obama is set to join the leaders of China, Japan,...

Queen Maxima of the Netherlands pays courtesy call on President Aquino

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III welcomed Her Majesty Queen Maxima of the Netherlands during a courtesy call in Malacañang Palace on Tuesday morning. Queen Maxima, who is also the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate (UNSGSA) for Inclusive...

President Aquino appeals for solidarity as nation marks 117th Independence Day

ILOILO CITY, June 12 (Mabuhay) — President Benigno S. Aquino III on Friday underscored the importance of solidarity as he led the celebration of the country’s 117th Independence Day in the town of Santa Barbara in Iloilo province. The President said that because of the...

APEC spells out key targets for 2015 and beyond

MANILA (Mabuhay) — The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) has set key targets to be achieved next year and beyond. Foreign Affairs Undersecretary Laura Del Rosario, the chair of the APEC 2015 Informal Senior Officials’ Meeting, has released key APEC targets for...