By HARIETTE LOZANO-PUYO
With just a week to go, the city government of San Fernando, Pampanga is all set for this year’s much-awaited Giant Lantern Festival (GLF) 2014. Dubbed, “Ligligan Parul 2014” (Lantern Competition), this annual Kapampangan event reels off Dec. 13 at the city’s Robinsons Starmills.More >
By Macon Araneta
FilAm Star Correspondent
The Philippine Supreme Court (SC) recently declared constitutional the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), signed during the state visit of U.S. President Barack Obama in 2014, which will allow the US rotational presence in the country.
The EDCA, which has an initial term of 10 years, was signed in time for the state visit of Obama on April 28 last year as part of his four-nation Asian tour. This would allow the U.S. to rotate its troops, store equipment and operate facilities in Philippine bases.
Sen. Bongbong Marcos expressed his frustrations over the government’s negligence to Filipino inventors as he urged support to inventors of the internationally-acclaimed salt-powered lamp.
Senator Sonny Angara recently urged authorities to look into the alleged overcharging by airport taxis at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA).
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