Overseas voters registration exceeds 600k new registrants, more than 1m OV expected in 2016 elections

Overseas voters registration exceeds 600k new registrants, more than 1m OV expected in 2016 elections

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 […]

Int’l sports meet caps INC’s 101st

Int’l sports meet caps INC’s 101st

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 […]

West PH Sea arbitral hearing concludes, China given opportunity to respond

West PH Sea arbitral hearing concludes, China given opportunity to respond

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 […]

West PH Sea: Final episode of documentary now available

West PH Sea: Final episode of documentary now available

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: […]

Philippines presents case against China before Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague

Philippines presents case against China before Arbitral Tribunal in The Hague

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 […]

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