Bukidnon province to fête lady mountaineer

MALAYBALAY CITY — The provincial government of Bukidnon will commend mountaineer Carina Dayondon for being the first Filipina to successfully climbed the highest peaks in the world’s seven continents. On Jan. 15, the Sangguniang Panlalawigan (SP) of Bukidnon unanimously approved a resolution congratulating and commending Dayondon. The SP will invite Dayondon to receive the commendation but … Read More

PH, Sri Lanka sign 5 agreements

MANILA – The Philippines and Sri Lanka signed five agreements as President Rodrigo R. Duterte officially welcomed Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena at Malacañang Palace on Wednesday. Duterte said the five-day historic visit of his Sri Lankan counterpart in the Philippines “is held for a very good reason”. “The Philippines and Sri Lanka are developing maritime … Read More

Deleted P75-B can fund PH gov’t takeover of Hanjin shipyard

MANILA — Senator Panfilo Lacson on Wednesday recommended using the PHP75-billion “insertion” that was deleted in the proposed 2019 public works budget to fund the potential Philippine government takeover of the Subic facility of the bankrupt Korean shipbuilder Hanjin Heavy Industries and Construction Philippines. Lacson made the proposal during the plenary deliberations on the proposed 2019 … Read More