Aquino administration implements massive infrastructure spending in Central Luzon
The government has been pursuing massive infrastructure development in Central Luzon that aims to boost economic growth and progress in the region.
Padilla: Remembering not to forget to remember Project Ala-ala
IN KEEPING with tradition the National Correspondents Club of Baguio and the City Social Welfare and Development Office in partnership with the Senior Citizens Association of Pinsao Proper barangay and Gloria's Flower Shop will observe the 24th year edition of Project Ala-ala on July 16, this month.
Pentagon finally decides to dig up remains of long-lost soldier
After years of refusing to act, the U.S. military has reversed course and has decided to disinter the possible grave of Arthur "Bud" Kelder, a POW from World War II who is buried anonymously in an American war cemetery in the Philippines.
Missing Chicago WWII Vet May Finally Be Identified
By Megan McCloskey ProPublica.org After years of refusing to act, the U.S. military has reversed course and has decided to disinter the possible grave of a Chicago man, Arthur "Bud" Kelder, a POW from World War II who is buried anonymously in an American war cemetery in the Philippines.
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"WE HAVE much to learn from Spain. It is therefore, an exciting time for the Philippines and Spain to renew their friendship, here, right here in Baler, for both nations have learned valuable lessons", said Sec. Ramon R. Jimenez, Jr. of the Department of Tourism during the celebration of 12th Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day held at the Baler ... (more)
After 7 decades, remains of Wwii Gi could soon be coming home
Kelder was one of 75,000 Filipino and American troops captured during World War II by Japanese forces on the Bataan Peninsula, and forced to march to a prison camp near Cabanatuan.
Pentagon Finally Decides to Dig Up Remains of Long Lost Soldier
After a ProPublica story, the military will exhume a grave in the Philippines that may hold the remains of Bud Kelder, an American POW whose family has long been fighting the Pentagon to get him home.
Landing the Bataan Death March rescuers
A PBS special called the raid to liberate the survivors of the Bataan Death March the "most daring rescue of World War II.
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Fight over US veterans' remains in Philippine graves continues
Family members of Pvt. Arthur "Bud" Kelder believe the Army medic is buried as an unknown in grave A-12-195 at the Manila American Cemetery ini the Philippines.
11,225 pass nursing board exam
The Professional Regulation Commission announced that 11,225 out of 29,188 passed the Nurse Licensure Examination given in the cities of Manila, Bacolod, Baguio, Cabanatuan, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Dagupan, Davao, Iloilo, Laoag, Legazpi, Lucena, Pagadian, Pampanga, Tuguegarao and Zamboanga last May 2014.
In the rush for scoops, cause no harm- CheChe Lazaro
IN THE DAILY RUSH to cover stories of disaster, conflict, or corruption, journalists must never forget that most basic tenet of journalism: Cause no harm to the victims.