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Binay wants gov’t probe on Singapore’s ‘discount maids’

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Vice President Jejomar Binay on Monday urged the Philippine embassy on Monday to look into a report that domestic workers, including Filipinos, were being put on display at malls in Singapore.

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

Binay, Legarda campaign for Vigan to become ‘New7Wonders’ city

THE HERITAGE VILLAGE in Vigan City remains busy at night
as tourists enjoy walking on its cobblestone streets and ride in calesa (horse-drawn carriages) that ply the city famous for its rich culture and Spanish-era mansions. LEONCIO BALBIN JR.

Vice President Jejomar Binay and Senator Loren Legarda on Wednesday urged Filipinos to keep voting for Vigan City to make it one of the ‘New7Wonders’ cities of the world.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Pagcor’s school-building project, 9 other PH entries win Gold Quill Awards

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The state-run Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) has been named one of the global Gold Quill Awardees for 2014 for its school-building project.

Posted: June 18th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Santiago steps down as ICC judge

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago stepped down on Tuesday as judge of the International Criminal Court (ICC), citing her precarious health condition.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

32 DOST staff leave for ‘high paying’ jobs abroad

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At least 32 personnel left the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) for “high paying” jobs in other countries, an official told a Senate hearing on Tuesday.

Posted: June 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »