With a little over two months left before the October 31 deadline of the voter registration period, overseas voters (OV) registration has surpassed the 600,000th mark with a total of 600,823 new OV registrants, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) Overseas Voting Secretariat (OVS) announced on Wednesday (August 19).
“At the current pace of registration, the […]
More than 523,000 new overseas voters have registered following the campaign for registration launched by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) and Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
In a media release, the Commission on Filipinos Overseas (CFO) said that as of June 30, 2015, there are now an additional 523,450 overseas voters based on the reports of […]
By VA Cayabyab
MANILA — The Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) staged on July 25-26 the first international championships of its multi-sports federation dubbed as “Unity Games” to cap its 101st anniversary celebration.
Australian Track & Field athletes with some of their counterparts after the awarding on Saturday July 26 at the Philippine Sports Stadium in Ciudad […]
The United Nations arbitral tribunal in The Hague, Netherlands has given China an opportunity to respond despite its repeated refusal to participate in the arbitration case filed by the Philippines, online Inquirer reported on Tuesday.
The tribunal on Tuesday posted a statement online saying, ‘The Arbitral Tribunal has decided to provide China with the opportunity to […]
MANILA — Malacañang is hoping for a favourable ruling from the Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague as the hearing for the Philippines’ second round of arguments in the country’s case against China, began on Monday (July 13), an official has said.
By Norma Hennessy
History could not have foreseen that a group of reefs and islands, mere dots along what history has seen as most important trade route for world commerce, long known as South China Sea, would become a set of crucial ball bearings that would test the integrity […]
The final installment of the 3-part documentary series on the West Philippine Sea (WPS), “KALAYAAN: KARAPATAN SA KARAGATAN” went online at 7:00 pm on Monday via the official Facebook account of the President (www.facebook.com/presidentnoy) and the official Facebook account of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) (www.facebook.com/dfaphl).
Part 3, ‘Paninindigan Para sa Karagatan’ of the ‘Kalayaan: […]
The Philippines has begun presenting its case before the Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague, the Netherlands, to convince the tribunal that it has jurisdiction to hear the country’s case against China.
“The Philippine delegation composed of representatives from all three branches of government has begun presenting its arguments for the Philippines’ position before the Arbitral Tribunal […]
MANILA — Malacañang expressed optimism that the United Nations arbitral tribunal will rule in favor of the Philippines with regard to the jurisdiction issue on the South China Sea territorial dispute with China.
“We believe that we stand on firm legal grounds and we hope that the tribunal will look at our position with favor because, […]
IF YOU ARE a Filipino citizen living outside the Philippines, if you are not disqualified by law to vote, and if you are (or will be) at least eighteen (18) years of age on May 9, 2016, then why not vote and have your say?
The Philippine national elections will be on May 9, 2016 and […]