The recent seizure of works of art believed to have been acquired through ill-gotten wealth by Ferdinand and Imelda Marcos are a reminder of the enduring political legacy of the Marcos family.
While in terms of total passenger traffic, LAX still sits somewhere in sixth or seventh place globally; it's always claimed the crown for the planet's busiest single origin and destination airport.
Corregidor is a beautiful tribute to the men who served here, the lives lost, and the world as it is today because of the battles fought by those brave men born into a time when the world was at war and peace and stability a gift to the future.
We demand an energy transformation that will ban new dirty energy projects and transition towards accessible, democratic, sustainable and clean energy that is community-based and managed, and publicly controlled.
President Aquino has taken some bold moves during his presidency in an effort to achieve peace regarding the decades-long dispute over autonomy in Mindanao.
The Philippines cannot afford to backtrack. If the constitution is not changed, and Aquino does not run, win, and serve a second term, the country risks losing its hard won gains, and could easily fall back into some bad habits.
Aquino's purported flirtation with a second term in office is startling for at least two reasons. First and foremost, there is the issue of timing. Any astute political strategist knows that it is best to push for major constitutional changes, especially controversial ones.
Here are capsule reviews of three fast-selling paperbacks by famous travel and guidebook writers: good, quick reads that pull the curtain back on a few of the travel industry's dirty little secrets and outright lies.
While the problems that flow from the mining and burning of coal are increasingly well known, the history of coal shipping accidents is less well documented.
They're making the best of things. Violeta has learned to go to mass by herself. Immaculate Conception is only five blocks away, but for Vincent it might as well be a million miles.
In terms of economic growth, Kerry focused on negotiations over the sweeping, 12-nation Tans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, or TPP. Negotiators had hoped to conclude a TPP agreement a number of months ago, but progress on the complex pact has slowed since then.
It ain't summertime without at least spending a few days at the beach soaking up the rays and relaxing with family and friends.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Jan 16 2014
Aquino's speech succeeded in reminding Filipinos of what can and should be an appropriate baseline for critique.
The past six months have seen an incredible ratcheting up of tensions in the East and South China Seas, where the world's three largest economies are caught up in an increasingly tangled web of territorial disputes, competing alliances, and historical grievances.
The circus continues with the motion to impeach President Aquino, with opposition politicians having sharpened their knives in an attempt to draw some blood from the Teflon President.