DID THE PHILIPPINES GET ITS MONEY’S WORTH FOR THE APEC CONFERENCE?

President Benigno Aquino’s government continues to be criticized severely for budgeting 10 billion pesos to host this past week’s Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference in Manila attended by 18 heads of states, including US President Barack Obama, Hong Kong Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. What concrete benefits did the…

PETITION FOR PRESIDENT BENIGNO AQUINO TO TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTIONS TO RESOLVE THE BULLET PLANTING (‘TANIM BALA’) MALPRACTICE AT MANILA’S AIRPORTS

PDI photo: Going through any one of Manila’s three airports can now be scary because of a syndicate whose members are planting bullets in luggages of victims who are then detained and charged by the police with a criminal offense.  An increasing number of travelers – Filipinos and foreigners — now fear to use Manila’s…