SAN FRANCISCO -- Filipino WWII veterans and her family members mourn the passing of Cpl. Magdalena Estoista Leones, 95, who entered the history books as the only Asian female to have been awarded the Silver Star in World War II for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. She died Thursday, June 16.
Outgoing Southern Luzon Command chief Lt. Gen. Ricardo Visaya on Monday, June 20, brushed off talk that President-elect Rodrigo Duterte is “slowly moving the country to communism.”
INFANTA, Zambales -- Jonathan Almandrez was chased away from the rich fishing grounds of a South China Sea lagoon by a Chinese patrol, something he hopes will stop happening if the Philippines wins an international legal case against China.
Senators on Thursday, June 23, eulogized the late Senate President Ernesto Maceda for his deep knowledge of legislation and politics, and valuable contributions to nation-building.