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9 Chinese poachers charged in Palawan

In this photo taken Saturday, May 10, 2014, a Philippine National Police Maritime Group officer holds a dead green sea turtle as he unloads them from the Chinese vessel Qiongqionghai 09063 at Honda Bay Wharf in Puerto Princesa city. On Monday, May 12, 2014, the Philippines charged nine Chinese fishermen with poaching more than 500 endangered sea turtles at a disputed South China Sea shoal despite China's demand for them to be immediately freed. AP PHOTO

Palawan prosecutors on Monday charged nine of the 11 Chinese fisherman caught poaching marine turtles off Hasa-Hasa Shoal (Half Moon Shoal) in the West Philippine Sea last week, according to the Department of Justice (DOJ).

Posted: May 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Air Force One becomes backdrop of ‘selfie’ shots


Despite the heat, media people found time to take selfies and souvenir pictures of Air Force One, a Boeing 757 jet, at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia).

Posted: April 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

North Korea rocket parts plunge east of Luzon

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PYRRHIC VICTORY A man in Seoul, South Korea, watches a TV broadcast of North Korea’s successful rocket launch on Wednesday. The surprise launch was roundly condemned by most of the free world, including the Philippines. The suddenness of the launch ends all hope that the new North Korean leader Kim Jong-un might be a young progressive reformer. AFP/AP

The Philippines on Wednesday condemned North Korea’s rocket launch, debris from which reportedly fell into waters 340 kilometers east of Luzon.

Posted: December 13th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Filipino workers in China not harassed — Binay

Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay said Monday that Filipino workers in China are not being harassed despite the territorial dispute between China and the Philippines over Scarborough Shoal.

Posted: May 15th, 2012 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »