There is now a call for Philippine President Benigno Aquino III to resign because of his alleged direct involvement in Mamasapano operation on January 25, 2015. The Mamasapano operation in the town of Mamasapano, Maguindanao province in southern Philippines was one in the series of covert operations being undertaken by the Philippine government to pin down high value targets (HVT) and labeled terrorists.
In Mamasapano, Malaysian bomb expert Zulkifli Abdhir, aka Marwan, was allegedly…Continue
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The Papal visit is the much anticipated event in the country this week. From January 15 to 19, the highest official of the Catholic Church and Head of the Vatican city state is both on ‘state and pastoral visit‘ in the Philippines.
Pope Francis is the third Pope to have visited the country, after Pope Paul VI (November 27-29, 1970) and Pope John Paul II (February 17-22,…Continue
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I wish to extend my greetings to everyone here in Global Ethics Network.
May you have a peaceful, safe and prosperous 2015 ahead of you.
Again, Happy New Year to all! Let's welcome 2015 with positive outlook, firm commitment, and steadfast objective in contributing, in our own little ways, changes and innovations for a better community, society and world.
Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on December 31, 2014 at 9:05pm — No Comments
The recent incidents involving China and Vietnam must not give false hopes for these two Asian nations to sit down and give each other a chance of holding a dialogue concerning territorial claims. Recent developments would instead push both parties for a peaceful co-existence in the South China Sea. Beijing and Hanoi must heed to the rule of law for the sake of maintaining peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region.
During his visit to Manila for the World Economic Forum on…
Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on May 29, 2014 at 9:52pm — No Comments
There are reports that Beijing will skip the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia to be held 21 – 23 May 2014 in Metro Manila, Philippines. These are no surprises but China should reconsider the Forum on its broadest sense. After all, China is a key player in East Asia and the fastest growing economy in the continent.
The 23rd World Economic Forum on East Asia will…Continue
The 24th Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) Summit is scheduled on May 10 – 11, 2014 in Myanmar, the second largest country in Southeast Asia. It will kick off at the Myanmar International Convention Center in Nay Pyi Taw. Ten heads of states from the ASEAN will be gathered in the two-day summit with Myanmar holding the 2014 Chairmanship.
'Myanmar has set the theme for its 2014 Chairmanship of ASEAN as “Moving Forward in Unity to a Peaceful…
Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on May 9, 2014 at 7:05am — No Comments
The last state visit of the United States (U.S.) President to the Philippine was in 2003. President George W. Bush became the fourth to do so after Dwight D. Eisenhower(1960) during the term of President Carlos P. Garcia; Richard M. Nixon (1969) under the administration of President Ferdinand E. Marcos; and Williman J. Clinton (1994) in President…Continue
Living with differences involves respect for one's rights, whatever his economic standing in life, his outlook and gender preference, his race, color or nationality.
Men can be women as well. Here we show a celebration of men and women dressed with their red shirts and outfits, color which symbolizes energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination as well as…Continue
Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on October 5, 2013 at 6:26am — No Comments
http://www.facebook.com/MASBATECHALLENGEhttp://www.facebook.com/MASBATECHALLENGEThe Masbate Challenge is an advocacy campaign promoting good governance and people empowerment in the province of Masbate, Philippines. It brings together the private sector, citizens and government dedicated to
Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on September 26, 2013 at 7:47am — No Comments
In the midst of the controversial pork barrel scam, the Filipino people had signified disgust and anger on the way the taxpayers’ money is being spent by the government through the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) by lawmakers which eventually diverted into corruption involving lawmakers themselves, implementing agencies of the government, and non-government organizations (NGOs). The Million People March staged on 26 August 2013 during the Philippines’…Continue
Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on August 27, 2013 at 8:42am — No Comments
Conversing with some Congress employees about the ‘pork’ is a common thing. They somehow have an idea on how this P70 million and P200 million came into being, underwent to a bureaucratic flow in both chambers of Philippine Congress, and transferred in agencies and other implementing entities. Some, if not all, staffs of House Members and Senators have an overview of the process. And now that Congress is approaching another session of budget deliberation for 2014, for sure, interested…Continue
Added by Joselito Narciso B. Caparino on August 23, 2013 at 11:55pm — No Comments