After seven years, the United States (U.S.) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has finally upgraded the country’s civil aviation status from Category 2 to Category 1, enabling Philippine air carriers to open new direct flights to the U.S.
Signed on April 10, 2014: Creating an Inter-Agency Committee for the formulation and implementation of a national plan to combat antimicrobial resistance in the Philippines.
Today at 9:00 a.m., President Benigno S. Aquino III led the nation’s commemoration of the 72nd anniversary of the Fall of Bataan and the 2014 Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor) at the Dambana ng Kagitingan, Mt. Samat Shrine in Pilar, Bataan. Read President’s Aquino speech for Araw ng Kagitingan 2014, as delivered in Filipino: […]
We are firm in our belief that the lessons of the past should never be forgotten. During the Second World War, a misunderstanding occurred between our countries, and we are all witness to the grim consequences of this. Today, it is clear that we are friends and partners—understanding that we are fellow citizens of humanity, with our own goals and our own fears; capable of comprehending the thinking, culture, and principles of each one; and working together to achieve the collective aspirations of our countries. In this way, we can ensure that dark chapter of our history will not repeat itself.