PHL, US eye building up communities' climate resiliency

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on PHL, US eye building up communities' climate resiliency 

By Catherene J. Teves

MANILA, April 28 (PNA) — President Benigno Aquino III considers as a positive sign, for intensifying relations between the United States and the Philippines as both countries talk on possibly jointly addressing climate change to help protect life, limb and property.

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Toast of President Benigno S. Aquino III during the State Dinner in honor of U.S. President Barack Obama

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on Toast of President Benigno S. Aquino III during the State Dinner in honor of U.S. President Barack Obama 

MANILA, April 28 — "Mr. President, on behalf of the Filipino people, I welcome you and your delegation to the Philippines. Though your stay here in our country may be short, I hope that it will allow you to see and experience for yourself how, indeed, it is more fun in the Philippines — and that, undoubtedly, the Philippines works.

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U.S. President Barack Obama's remarks during the State Dinner at Malacanang's Rizal Ceremonial Hall

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on U.S. President Barack Obama's remarks during the State Dinner at Malacanang's Rizal Ceremonial Hall 

MANILA, April 28 — "Thank you so much. Magandang gabi.

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President Aquino thanks US President Obama for helping 'Yolanda' victims

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on President Aquino thanks US President Obama for helping 'Yolanda' victims 

MANILA, April 28 — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday personally thanked United States President Barack Obama for the support extended by the American people, specifically the US volunteers and troops, to the victims of super typhoon "Yolanda" that devastated big part of Visayas in November last year.

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ASG camp captured in Patikul, Sulu

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on ASG camp captured in Patikul, Sulu 

MANILA, April 28 — Operatives from the 2nd Marine Brigade have successfully captured an Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) camp in Sitio Kan Kimao, Patikul, Monday morning.

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President Aquino bestows 'Order of Sikatuna' to US President Obama

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on President Aquino bestows 'Order of Sikatuna' to US President Obama 

MANILA, April 28 — President Benigno Aquino III on Monday conferred the "Order of Sikatuna", the highest Philippine diplomatic honor, to visiting United States President Barack Obama.

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Internationally-acclaimed Filipino singers, dancers perform at state dinner in honor of US President Obama

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on Internationally-acclaimed Filipino singers, dancers perform at state dinner in honor of US President Obama 

MANILA, April 28 — Performances by internationally acclaimed Filipino singers and dancers were the highlight of the state dinner in Malacanang Palace on Monday in honor of United States President Barack Obama.

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Rebel killed in Albay clash with Army troopers

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on Rebel killed in Albay clash with Army troopers 

MANILA, April 28 — A New People's Army (NPA) fighter was killed following an encounter Monday afternoon with Army troopers from 91st Division Reconnaissance Company in Barangay Matanglad, Pio Duran town, Albay.

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US President Barack Obama cites shared pride of Filipinos, Americans in state dinner

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on US President Barack Obama cites shared pride of Filipinos, Americans in state dinner 

MANILA, April 28 — Expressing gratitude for the warm welcome he received during his first state visit to the Philippines on Monday, United States President Barack Obama cited many shared traits between Filipinos and Americans particularly in the field of sports.

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US President Obama cites President Aquino’s parents in state dinner remarks

April 29, 2014 6:08 am· Comments Off on US President Obama cites President Aquino’s parents in state dinner remarks 

By Azer N. Parrocha

MANILA, April 28 (PNA) — United States President Barack Obama on Monday cited President Benigno S. Aquino III’s parents, former senator Benigno S. Aquino Jr. and former president Corazon C. Aquino, during the state dinner remarks lauding them for making up a family that has committed themselves to public service.

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