Rice Tariffication Bill or Senate Bill 1998

    Did you know that Senate Bill 1998 or the Rice Tariffication Bill is aimed at reducing the importation of rice in our country that will help lower its price by PHP 2 to Php 7 per kilo? Update: The Rice Liberalization Act (RA No. 11203) has been signed by Pres. Rodrigo Duterte on Feb 14, 2019.… Read More »

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Philippines and Oman: 38 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, October 6, we celebrate 38 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Oman.   The Philippines has one Foreign Service Post in Oman, the Philippine Embassy in Muscat.   The Philippines and Oman established formal diplomatic relations on October 6,1980.   Oman is an Arab country on the southeastern coast of the… Read More »

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Manila-Dagupan Railroad

Dagupan was opened on November 24, 1892 as the terminus of the then Manila-Dagupan Railroad.   A new station, made of rubble stone structure was built near the present day PNR Court during the line’s extension to La Union.   Although the line was abandoned years ago, both of the two station buildings still stands up to this… Read More »

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The Naval Air Group Celebrated Its 71st Founding Anniversary

The Naval Air Group (NAG) celebrated its 71st Founding Anniversary at NAG Hangar 2, Naval Base Heracleo Alano, October 05, 2018.   The Naval Air Group is one of the 9 major units of the Philippine Fleet.   It was first established as the Naval Air Section of the Philippine Navy, then called the Off-Shore Patrol.It was jointly… Read More »

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Philippines and Czech Republic: 45 Years of Diplomatic Relations

Today, October 5, we celebrate 45 years of the establishment of formal diplomatic relations between the Philippines and Czech Republic.   The Philippines has one Foreign Service Post in the Czech Republic, the Philippine Embassy in Prague.   The Philippines and Czech Republic established diplomatic relations on October 5, 1973.   The Czech Republic is a landlocked country… Read More »

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