The entire Filipino nation celebrates the 28th death anniversary of former Sen. Benigno”Ninoy” Aquino Jr. on Aug. 21, 2011. There were different activities held in different parts of the country participated by different sectors of Philippine society to pay tribute to the man who “set aside his own personal comfort, his interest and even his life to achieve greater good for the whole country”.
Presidential spokesperson Edwin Lacierda has issued a statement on the eve of the 28th anniversary of Aquino’s homecoming and death at the airport that now bears his Read more
Despite of heavy rains sprinkle all over the skies, it did not stop the Cebuanos celebrating their annual Sinulog Festival for 2011. There were still many people who joined the celebration including the Philippine President and some TV personalities.
Filipinos Bring Back the Memories of EDSA Revolution as the Funeral Cortege of Former President Cory Aquino Goes On
There are about 25,000 people lined the streets from the Manila Cathedral in Intramuros to United Nations Avenue to pay their final respects to former President Corazon Aquino, the National Capital Region Police Office said Wednesday.
Despite of heavy rains brought by tropical storm “Kiko” that affects several areas of Metro Manila right now, it doesn’t stop the people to witness the funeral cortege of the late President Aquino. The crowds chanted Cory’s name and flashed the “L” sign as Aquino’s hearse passed enroute to Manila Memorial Park.
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and US President Barack Obama finally met at the White House on Thursday (early Friday in Philippines); with the two leaders tighten the Philippine-US partnership despite of several issues.
President Arroyo is the first Southeast Asian leader who was received by Obama in the White House, arrived at around 3 p.m. at the executive mansion, where pro and anti-Arroyo groups held protests outside the White House gates.
Commission on Higher Education (CHED) formally announced the cancellation of classes in all levels in Metro Manila on Monday, July 27 in anticipation of President Arroyo’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) and Iglesia Ni Cristo’s (INC) grand anniversary.
CHED Chairman Emmanuel Angeles said that they decided to cancel classes on Monday due to the traffic that will be caused by the 95th celebration of the Iglesia ni Cristo.
Former Philippine President Corazon Aquino suffers colon cancer that could be the biggest battle she encounters on her entire life. She has been confined at the Makati Medical Center last June 24 due to loss of appetite. In March 2008, Mrs. Aquino’s children disclosed that she was diagnosed with colon cancer. She underwent operation in May 2009 to remove part of her colon.
Friends, relatives, and even the entire Filipino nation are now offering their prayers and healing masses for the recovery of 76-year-old People Power icon. The nine-day series of healing masses are held at the Greenbelt chapel in Makati.