Overseas Filipino News
Monday, 28 January 2013
The SUN editor, Daisy CL Mandap, received the Chief Executive's Commendation for Community Service during ceremonies held at the Ballroom of the Executive House on Upper Albert Road, Mid Levels, on Dec. 8.
Friday, 25 January 2013
To throw someone under the bus is to sacrifice another person undeserving of such treatment. This is exactly what the Commission on Elections (Comelec) did on January 18, 2013 when it ordered the removal of 238,557 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) from its official voters list for "failing to notify the commission of their intent to vote on May 13" after they were given a "last chance" to be retained in the National Registry of Overseas Absentee Voters (NROAV).
Thursday, 24 January 2013
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
Thursday, 17 January 2013
As the new year begins, we still find a troubled world afflicted by crises—recession, climate change, disasters, unrestrained militarization and nuclear proliferation, food shortage, worsening poverty and social inequality, terrorism, wars and rebellions.
The urgency of the international condition demands a new kind of global power. We are now in the 21st century and what the world badly needs are principled superpowers with responsibility and accountability not only to their own citizens but also to humanity.
China has so much potential to be one such superpower. It has the economic wherewithal, geographic and demographic advantage, and a 5,000-year-old civilization from which to draw lessons of history and diplomacy.
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