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Hajj pilgrims urged to avoid hugs, kisses to prevent MERS-CoV spread

In this Tuesday May, 13, 2014 file photo, Muslim pilgrims wear surgical masks to prevent infection from respiratory virus known as the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) in the holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. AP

As much as possible, no hugs and kisses.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

NGO, DepEd hope to eliminate illiteracy in ARMM by 2016


A Bangladesh-inspired organization out to sow peace and development in poor and strife-torn communities vowed to resolve the illiteracy problem hounding the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao for decades.

Posted: February 24th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Maguindanao readies for return of 7,000 OFWs


Maguindanao is bracing for the return of at least 7,000 of its people who are working in Saudi Arabia but would be sent home as the oil-rich kingdom enforces a policy to replace foreign with local workers.

Posted: July 15th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »