Philippines

Heroism of SAF 44 ‘cannot be repaid’: Duterte

By Azer Parrocha   PNA photo MANILA (Philippines News Agency) – President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday remembered the heroism of the 44 Special Action Force (SAF) troops who were killed in a botched counterterrorism operation in Mamasapano, Maguindanao six years ago, saying that the country owed their families a debt of gratitude that cannot be repaid. In … Continue reading

Philippines

Congress should have been told about Dengvaxia purchase

Congress should have been told about Dengvaxia purchase By Azer Parrocha   MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Congress should have been informed about “huge” transactions made by government, such as the purchase of dengue vaccines worth PHP3.5 billion, before it pushed through, a senator said Friday. Senator Joseph Victor Ejercito made this remark a day … Continue reading

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OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT AQUINO: PCEC appeals to abolish `pork’, patronage politics, passing of freedom of information bill

PCEC OPEN LETTER TO HIS EXCELLENCY BENIGNO SIMEON AQUINO III August 31,2013 Dear Mr. President: We, at the Philippine Council of Evangelical Churches (PCEC), affirm your leadership as our president. We love you. We pray for you. This is what the Bible has taught us. A PRAYER FOR “MATUWID NA DAAN”. We believe in your … Continue reading