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China seeks dialogue to resolve sea dispute

Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli. Photo from China Daily

Chinese Vice Premier Zhang Gaoli said that China is ready to work with neighboring countries to implement the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the disputed South China Sea (West Philippine Sea) given the proper dialogue.

Posted: September 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Rehab work goes on in Bantayan 10 months after ‘Yolanda’


In two months, it will be a year since Super Typhoon “Yolanda” struck but survivors are still struggling to move on in the town of Santa Fe.

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

Heroes’ welcome awaits PH peacekeepers

STANDING THEIR GROUND IN STANDOFF  This handout photo taken in October 2013 shows the officers and men of the 7th Philippine peacekeeping force bound for Golan Heights during their sendoff ceremony at Army headquarters in Manila.  The photo was released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines public affairs office on Friday, as news broke about heavily armed Filipino peacekeepers defying Syrian rebels in a stand-off at the Golan Heights hours after the gunmen disarmed and took hostage 43 Fijian soldiers. AFP FILE PHOTO

A heroes’ welcome awaits the Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights who made the daring escape from Syrian rebels over the weekend.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino peacekeepers pull off ‘greatest escape’ from Syrian rebels

ph peacekeepers escape

Filipino peacekeepers attacked by Syrian rebels managed to escape safely several hours after seven hours of fighting, the military announced on Sunday.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Irish peacekeepers rescued Filipino troops in Golan Heights—report

An armed group of men, not specified which group of rebels, gather at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. It was unclear if the men were connected to an armed group that, the United Nations said, detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday. The peacekeepers were detained on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights during a "period of increased fighting between armed elements and the Syrian Arab Armed Forces," the office of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said in a statement. ( AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Irish peacekeepers have rescued Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights, according to an Irish publication.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »