ABS-CBN News stands by the accuracy of its story quoting former President Gloria Arroyo's legal spokesperson Raul Lambino as having said that doctors had advised Mrs. Arroyo to seek treatment abroad, and that the former president's condition is serious.
MANILA, Philippines - The Tourism Congress on Monday said it has some suggestions on who they want as the country's next tourism secretary but will not divulge it unless asked by President Aquino himself.
WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States is pressing for charter change to allow foreign companies to build majority stakes in companies that are currently barred by the 1987 Philippine Constitution, America’s top envoy in Manila said here last Thursday.
MATI CITY, Davao Oriental - A day after being proclaimed senator, Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III took his oath of office on Friday in a place he has visited for the first time.
MANILA, Philippines - Alberto Lim’s 13-month stint as tourism secretary will probably be remembered for the ill-fated "Pilipinas Kay Ganda" slogan and logo he developed. He also had to deal with the aftermath of the hostage-taking in Luneta in August 23, 2010, which resulted in the deaths of eight Hong Kong tourists.
WASHINGTON D.C. - The United States will send one of its highest military officers and a nuclear-carrier battle group to celebrate the 60th anniversary of its defense pact with the Philippines this month.
MANILA, Philippines - Years after investigating the alleged involvement of military officers in electoral fraud in 2004, the Department of National Defense (DND) has yet to release the full report of a fact-finding probe on the allegations.