President B. S. Aquino 3rd’s strong words in Boston, while recalling
his father’s three year- medical furlough there, and his assassination
at the Manila international airport upon his return on August 21, 1983,
compel me to reveal for the first time a conversation I had with Ninoy
Aquino at Harvard in the summer of 1982.
I have been a Canadian Citizen for nearly two decades. I have never
sponsored anyone before. I want to sponsor my wife who is a Filipina and
in Canada now as a visitor. Her status as a visitor will be expiring
soon and she has heard from people in the community that she must leave
A year after the Yolanda disaster, the biggest boo-boo of President
Aquino’s top officials tasked to deal with the Super Typhoon remained
unexposed, or at least not given the appropriate media reportage. If our
Senators are so fond of investigation, this is one issue they should
probe—after all, the archipelago, again and again will be hit by super
typhoons, and our nation can’t afford this yellow type of blunder.
WASHINGTON D.C.: A bare 0.004 percent of the world’s adult population
controls nearly $30 trillion in assets, 13 percent of the world’s total
wealth, according to a new study released on Thursday (Friday in
RECONSTRUCTION efforts in areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda,
particularly the building of shelters for families who remain in
evacuation centers, are hampered by the lack of safe relocation sites
where new communities can be built.