Philippines

San Juanico Bridge glows in purple to honor Queen Elizabeth II

By Sarwell Meniano  HONORING THE QUEEN. The 2.16-kilometer San Juanico Bridge that links the islands of Samar and Leyte glowed in purple Sunday night (September 11) to honor the late Queen Elizabeth II who inspired women to become leaders. (Photo courtesy Governor Ann Tan)  TACLOBAN CITY – The 2.16-kilometer San Juanico Bridge that links the islands of Samar and … Continue reading

Philippines

Queen Elizabeth II dies, Buckingham Palace announces

Queen Elizabeth II (Anadolu photo)  LONDON (PNA/Anadolu) — Britain’s longest-serving monarch Queen Elizabeth II died at the age of 96, the Buckingham Palace said Thursday.  “The Queen died peacefully at Balmoral this afternoon,” said the palace. “The King and The Queen Consort will remain at Balmoral this evening and will return to London tomorrow,” it added. The … Continue reading

Alberta

Statement from Lt. Governor Lakhani on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Statement from Lt. Governor Lakhani on the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Following is a statement on the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II: “My husband, Zaheer, and I join with our fellow Albertans and all Canadians in mourning the passing of Her late Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and in remembering everything … Continue reading

Philippines

President Duterte sends condolences to Britain’s royal family

By Ruth Abbey Gita-Carlos   Prince Philip: 1921-2021 (Photo courtesy of The Royal Family Facebook) MANILA (Philippines News Agency)– President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday extended his condolences to Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II following the passing of her husband, Prince Philip. “On behalf of the Filipino people, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte extends his deep condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth … Continue reading