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On National Artists, Magsaysay Awardees

On National Artists, Magsaysay Awardees

It’s unfortunate that Soxie Topacio died before it was announced that PETA (Philippine Educational Theater Association) won this year’s Magsaysay Awards along with other Asian citizens, including Lilia de Lima (aunt of feisty Sen. Leila de Lima). It could have warmed Soxie’s heart as he was an original “Anak ng PETA.”

The Philippines remains one of fastest growing economies in Asia with investments facilitated by the Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) reaching P3.16 trillion and counting, President Aquino hailed on Thursday night.

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