President Benigno Aquino has already signed the order proclaiming a new set of National Artists as early as two months ago, reliable sources says, but the National Artist Secretariat under National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA) has not received from Malacañang the order.
By Pablo A. Tariman
With Independence Day set to be celebrated this week, many in the arts and culture establishment are wondering why there has been no proclamation yet by Malacañang of the new National Artists who had been elected last year by the Cultural Center of the Philippines and National Commission for Culture and the Arts.
By Maila Ager
Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago said she could not stand watching legislators and their spouses took turns displaying “bling” clothes and jewelry during President Benigno Aquino’s fourth state of the nation address (SONA) Monday.
By TJ Burgonio
Newspapers could regale its readers without sacrificing depth or accuracy.
By Gil C. Cabacungan
President Benigno Aquino plans to have something especially “hot” this Christmas.