Philippines

Philippines to mark ‘Filipino-centric’ circumnavigation quincentennial

PH to mark ‘Filipino-centric’ circumnavigation quincentennial By Joyce Ann L. Rocamora MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — The Philippine government will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the world circumnavigation but with a Filipino-centric theme focusing on the heroism of Lapu-Lapu and the early Filipinos’ humanity. “The Philippines will be part of the quincentennial commemorations of the … Continue reading

Philippines

Palace welcomes SWS survey on Filipino families escaping poverty

Palace welcomes SWS survey on Filipino families escaping poverty By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Saturday welcomed a survey report showing that one out of three Filipino families have escaped poverty and vowed to continue its anti-poverty programs until all Filipinos live comfortably. The latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey, conducted … Continue reading