Category Archives: Politics

West Philippine Sea Updates

West Philippine Sea Updates

West Philippine Sea Updates — April 2021   On MarcH 29, around 220 Chinese vessels were spotted in the West Philippine Sea. There were 44 Chinese “maritime militia” vessels moored and anchored at the Julian Felipe Reef. At Kennan Reef, there were 115 suspected militia boats, 45 near the Pag-asa Islands, and 50 more distributed […]

President Duterte Congratulates U.S. Elected President Biden

    President Rodrigo Duterte congratulated 2020 U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Sunday, November 8.   “On behalf of the Filipino nation, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte wishes to extend his warm congratulations to former Vice President Joseph ‘Joe’ Biden on his election as the new President of the United States of America,” presidential spokesperson Harry […]

2020 U.S. Presidential Election: Biden As the New Leader of America

    Joe Biden won the 2020 U.S. presidential election defeating former president Donald Trump.   He is now the 46th president of the United States of America with 290 electoral college votes. A candidate needs only 270 electoral college votes (50% plus one) to win the election. Biden’s victory has shown how important independent, […]

The Current Status of the U.S. Presidential Campaign: More of Trump VS. Biden

    It is now just a week and a few days away to meet the next leader of the United States. The election for the White House seat will be held on the 3rd of November 2020. Then the elected president will be sworn into office on the 20thof January 2021.   The COVID-19 […]

President Duterte Would Not Resign Despite His Offer

    President Rodrigo Roa Duterte revealed on September 26 that he offered to resign as president of the Republic of the Philippines because of the rampant corruption in the country.   “Ewan ko kung sabihin ko ito sa inyo — I offered to resign as President. Pinatawag ko ‘yung lahat ng… Sabi ko na […]

President Duterte Signed Bayanihan 2 Law | 2020 NBA Conference Finals

  President Duterte Signed Bayanihan 2 Law     President Rodrigo Duterte signed into law the ‘Bayanihan to Recover as One’ or ‘Bayanihan 2’ that gives him special powers to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. It provides a P165.5 Billion fund to address the crisis. As of rappler.com, below are the things you need to […]

Bayanihan 2 Bill & Google Services Outage

  BAYANIHAN TO RECOVER AS ONE ACT OR BAYANIHAN 2 BILL   The bicameral conference committee approved the amendments for the proposed Bayanihan to Recover as One Act or the Bayanihan 2 bill. It is to replace the expired Bayanihan to Heal as One Act for the novel coronavirus response and recovery plan. It is […]