Balangiga tourist arrivals jump 6 months after bells’ return

Balangiga tourist arrivals jump 6 months after bells’ return

By Roy Lagarde The three bells returned to Balangiga town in Eastern Samar in December by the United States. American GIs took the bells as war booty 117 years ago. (Photo by Roy Lagarde) The historic bells of Balangiga have propelled the small coastal town of Eastern...
Bishops to unload investments in fossil fuels

Bishops to unload investments in fossil fuels

By Roy Lagarde (Roy Lagarde / File Photo) The country’s Catholic bishops have agreed to divest from “dirty energy” sources such as coal-fired power plants.The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) is the world’s most recent church institution to...