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There’s life after Libya, OFWs told

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Tesda Director General Joel Villanueva. tesda.gov.ph photo

There is life after Libya, said Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) director general Joel Villanueva as he urged reluctant Filipinos in the conflict-torn country to come home.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Russian man arrested for switching prices at grocery


Just because he wanted to save P27 on a bunch of bananas, a Russian man was caught allegedly switching fruit price tags at a Quezon City grocery.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Busted Chinese yield ‘narco-list’


While the country may be focused on the so-called “Napolist,” the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) believes it has come across a Chinese “narco-list.”

Posted: May 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

World Vision urges Congress not to water down pro-breastfeeding Milk Code


An international child health advocacy group has urged members of the House of Representatives to oppose proposals to water down the country’s Milk Code—which advances breastfeeding over the use of milk formula—adding that breastfeeding is proven to be effective in preventing deaths of children under five years old.

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

American nabbed for allegedly threatening doctor in fender bender case

The country’s leading universities including the University of the Philippines (pictured) remain highly regarded in international academic circles, but most of them slipped in the latest ranking of the world’s top 800 universities by the ratings firm Quacquarelli Symonds.

Quezon City lawmen arrested on Saturday afternoon a retired American Army man who allegedly threatened to harm a dentist over a fender bender inside the University of the Philippines (UP) campus in Diliman.

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