MANILA - History can attest to the fact that the Philippines was ahead of its time in recognizing the plight of refugees and the politically persecuted, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) said.
Read the Bangsamoro Basic Law substitute bill that was approved by the House ad hoc committee.
The Philippines is way behind other countries in the Asian region where the fastest and second fastest Internet speeds in the world are found. In the latest Ookla household download index, the Philippines ranks 21st out of 22 countries in Asia, trailed only by war-torn Afghanistan.
MANILA -- The P1.25-billion contract to supply the Philippine military with refurbished utility helicopters was ''tailor-fitted'' for a company favored by certain officials of the Department of National Defense, according to a person who claimed to have personal knowledge of the deal.
A magnitude 7.2 earthquake that can strike anytime in the West Valley Fault (WVF) can kill more than 5,500 people and leave more than 23,000 others injured in Quezon City alone, according to scientists. Is your house on top of the quake fault zone?