Category Archives: Government

On this day, September 25

  On this day September 25, in 2015, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted at the United Nations General Assembly in New York. The 17 SDGs cover a broad range of socio-economic development challenges such as poverty, hunger, good health and well-being, education, gender equality, clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, decent work and economic… Read More »

The Road to Martial Law

  This article was taken from the twitter account of Kristoffer Passion (@indiohistorian) No copyright infringement intended, Just wat to share this interesting piece of information. The Road to Martial Law (A Blog Series/THREAD) A series about the yrs and months leading to the declaration of Martial Law on 23 September 1972, a blow-by-blow account of what happened… Read More »

On this day, September 21

  On this day, September 21, in 1972, Proclamation No. 1081, an order signed by President Ferdinand Marcos that imposes Martial Law throughout the Philippines, took effect. Marcos issued the order to prolong his term in office, but with the pretext of “saving the republic from communism” and “creating a new society” that is on the brink of… Read More »

On this day, September 20

  On this day, September 20, in 2017, the Philippines signed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York City, USA. During the signing, Foreign Affairs Sec. Alan Peter S. Cayetano called on nuclear-weapon States to join the international community in making the world a safer place. He added… Read More »

On this day, September 19

  On this day, September 19, in 1991, Republic Act No. 7157 or the “Philippine Foreign Service Act” was enacted. This law aims to strengthen PH Foreign Service by enhancing the skills & competencies of the Career Foreign Service Corps, ensuring meritorious promotions in the Foreign Service & upgrading the salaries & allowance of foreign service personnel in… Read More »