LEGAZPI CITY – The nicely spruced up, refurbished and inaugurated Kalayaan Park or Freedom Park here is expected to invite more visitors and tourists. The park is a 1.3-hectare landsape in Barangay
The United States and the Philippines have reaffirmed their commitments to upholding their Mutual Defense Treaty during the visit of US Secretary of the Navy Carlos del Toro and meeting with the Department of National Defense (DND) on July 26.
The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) said the number of families affected by Wednesday’s magnitude 7 earthquake that rocked Abra and nearby Northern Luzon provinces has climbed to 4,969 or around 20,000 individuals.
House Ways and Means Committee chair Albay Rep. Joey Sarte Salceda said the government should tax the rich to raise funds for public services, and since the Constitution explicitly requires that our tax system be progressive, that therefore bears more heavily on the wealthy.