President Duterte graces 116th Balangiga Encounter Day

BALANGIGA, Eastern Samar — President Rodrigo Duterte arrived on September 28 in Balangiga, Eastern and graced the commemoration of the 116th Balangiga Encounter Day. Upon arrival, President Duterte was given Foyer Honors by the military led by 8th Infantry Division Commander Major General Raul M. Farnacio. Thereafter, the President and Major General Farnacio proceeded towards the dais of […]

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US promises to give back Balangiga Church Bells

MANILA — The United States Ambassador to the Philippines has promised on Tuesday to return the three church bells taken by the American forces a century ago. Ambassador Sung Kim said the two governments have deliberated the return of the Balangiga Bells, named after the village where they were taken. “The United States is deeply […]