Karina Constantino-David, 73

MANILA, Philippines — Former Civil Service Commission (CSC) chair Karina Constantino-David died on Tuesday. She was 73. Her family confirmed her death in a statement released yesterday. No other details were provided. “Much of her life was spent serving the Filipino people in her work as professor, activist, community organizer and public servant. She was […]

Melito S. Salazar, Jr. (August 04, 1949– February 16, 2019)

Melito S. Salazar, Jr., columnist and Vice President of the Manila Bulletin and an alumnus of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, succumbed to cancer at the age of 69. He had served in UP as a Director of the UP Institute for Small Scale Industries, and Associate Professor of the UP College of Business Administration.  The UP community extends its sincere condolences to his family and loved ones.

Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr. (October 12, 1958 – February 23, 2019)

Nestor A. Espenilla, Jr., Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) Governor and Chairman; and a University of the Philippines Diliman alumnus, peacefully passed away at the age of 60 years old after battling tongue cancer for more than a year. The whole U.P. and BSP community are deeply saddened with the loss of a great man, who had devoted his life in service of the Filipino people.

Rev. Dr. Federico I. Agnir (1939-2018)

The Rev. Dr. Federico (Fred or Eddie) Agnir, a longtime prominent resident of Greenfield, Massachusetts and Wesley Chapel, Florida, passed away on July 9 in his Wesley Chapel home, after an 8-month battle with pancreatic cancer.