The Philippines In The United Nation

The Philippines in the United Nation   Tomorrow, October 24, 2018, we mark 73 years since the establishment of the United Nation (UN).   This includes a large number of intergovernmental organizations, and two-thirds of the UN’s activities take place in Geneva, making it a center of international cooperation and multilateral negotiation.   The Permanent Mission of the… Read More »

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Philippine and British Friendship Day

Today is Philippine and British Friendship Day, by virtue of Proclamation No. 1592, s. 2008, to celebrate, enhance and enrich the historical, political, economic, and cultural ties that strongly bind the Philippines and the United Kingdom.   October 20 marks the inauguration in 2008 of the British Embassy in Taguig. But the Filipinos’ first contact with the British… Read More »

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Secretary Locsin in Brussels

Secretary Locsin is in Brussels to represent President Rodrigo Duterte in the biennial summit that brings together leaders of Asia and Europe.   During their meeting, Secretary Locsin and Prime Minister Rutte discussed the state of relations between the Philippines and the Netherlands and steps both countries could take to further strengthen bilateral cooperation.   The Image above… Read More »

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Insulae Indiae Orientalis Is Now On Show

Insulae Indiae Orientalis is now on show at the Ayala Museum. Back when navigation was more than just waze and google maps.   An exhibit on rare Philippine Maps dating as far as the 1500s.   The image above, a map, represents the Spanish empire in the figure of a queen with Spain as the crown and the… Read More »

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