Today, in the morning, President Benigno S. Aquino III attended the welcoming ceremony with their Majesties the Emperor and Empress at the Imperial Palace. There, he paid a state call on their Majesties the Emperor and Empress. Afterward, the President attended a meet and greet with Messrs. Tsuneo Kita, Chairman of Nikkei Inc. and Naotoshi […]
The Philippines assumed its role as a new member of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) for a three-year term until 2018.
The World Accreditation Day is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of accreditation-related activities.
OIC has passed a resolution calling on the Philippine government to ensure that the gains of all peace agreements it entered with the two Moro fronts be preserved in the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL).
President Aquino: Your honors, like the Japanese people, we Filipinos place great value in long-term friendships. Indeed, our relations have been described as “a friendship of two suns.” I am confident that, as we deepen our engagement, our combined light will shine even more brightly upon our peoples and our region.
The equipment from DTI were turned over for the use of the Bulacan Packaging Service and Toll Packing Center (BPSTPC) SME clients.
The former rebels surrendered automatic rifles, shotguns and handguns, and stock ammunitions during their transition to civilian life.
Speech of President Aquino at the Nikkei 21st International Conference on the Future of Asia – Special Session
President Aquino: The Future of Asia, and the future of the world as we know it, rests on the ability of nations to identify, maximize, and broaden the pathways that connect us all. I believe the relationship between Japan and the Philippines is one of the best examples on how to do this. Ours is a friendship that spans not just a single sector, but the entire landscape of our interests as nations.
As a major component of infrastructure development, the growth of the local iron and steel industry is a crucial support to the country’s attainment of its national development goals and initiatives.