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Italian envoy nabbed for child abuse

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AMBASSADOR Daniele Bosio in a photo taken from the official
website of the Italian Embassy in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan

An Italian diplomat is facing charges of trafficking and abuse of three underaged boys, whom he claimed were street children he had brought from Manila to a popular resort in Biñan City, Laguna, over the weekend.

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

Swedish king gives $100K for disaster response

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President Benigno S. Aquino III exchanges views with His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, during the courtesy call at the Music Room of the Malacañan Palace on Friday (January 24). This is the first visit of a Swedish monarch and Head of State of Sweden to the Philippines. Also in photo are Vice President Jejomar Binay, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario, Kingdom of Sweden Ambassador to the Philippines His Excellency Klas Molin and World Scout Foundation executive committee member Lars Kolind. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/ Gil Nartea/Malacañang Photo Bureau

The devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Central Philippines moved His Majesty, Carl XVI Gustaf, the king of Sweden, to donate $100,000 from the World Scout Foundation for community disaster preparedness training.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Europe,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Yolanda’ disaster touches Swedish monarch

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King Carl XVI Gustaf, King of Sweden, pays a courtesy call on President Benigno S. Aquino III in the Music Room of Malacanang Palace.FILE PHOTO

LOS BAÑOS, Philippines – The devastation wrought by Super Typhoon “Yolanda” in the central Philippines moved King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden to donate $100,000 on behalf of the World Scout Foundation for training in community disaster preparedness.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Body of doc killed in Beijing car crash arrives

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DEATH IN THE FAMILY  The Bunyis of Imus, Cavite—Mikaella (left), Dr. Rizalina Bunyi, Dr. Nelson Bunyi, Francisca Ysabel and Jose Lorenzo  PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY RAFFY LERMA

The remains of Rizalina Camia-Bunyi, the doctor killed in the Oct. 28 car crash described by Chinese authorities as a “terrorist attack,” were finally flown back to her family in Imus City in Cavite on Friday.

Posted: November 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Family of PH doctor killed in Beijing expected to arrive Saturday or Sunday

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DEATH IN THE FAMILY  The Bunyis of Imus, Cavite—Mikaella (left), Dr. Rizalina Bunyi, Dr. Nelson Bunyi, Francisca Ysabel and Jose Lorenzo  PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY RAFFY LERMA

The husband and two daughters of Filipino doctor Rizalina Camia-Bunyi, who was killed in the Tiananmen Square “terrorist attack,” are expected to fly back home this weekend, a family member said.

Posted: November 2nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

China sends sympathy to Filipino doc’s kin

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DEATH IN THE FAMILY  The Bunyis of Imus, Cavite—Mikaella (left), Dr. Rizalina Bunyi, Dr. Nelson Bunyi, Francisca Ysabel and Jose Lorenzo  PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY RAFFY LERMA

China has extended its sympathies to victims of Monday’s terror attack at Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, where a Filipino doctor was among those killed and her family among the injured. Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said China would provide assistance to victims of the SUV crash at the popular tourist site.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Mom not told daughter died in China

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DEATH IN THE FAMILY  The Bunyis of Imus, Cavite—Mikaella (left), Dr. Rizalina Bunyi, Dr. Nelson Bunyi, Francisca Ysabel and Jose Lorenzo  PHOTO REPRODUCTION BY RAFFY LERMA

Pacencia Camia, 83, was growing impatient over the broken television set at home. She was also starting to wonder why her doctor daughter, Rizalina Bunyi, had not yet called since she and her family left for China on Sunday.

Posted: October 31st, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Chinese couple who escaped Cavite jail recaptured

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A Chinese couple, convicted in a 2008 drug case, was rearrested five months after they escaped the Cavite provincial jail through the help of a robbery syndicate, police said Saturday.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

3 Chinese nabbed in buy-bust operation, P135-M shabu seized

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Photo taken from pnp.gov.ph

Three Chinese nationals were arrested in a buy bust operation that resulted in the seizure of 26.7 kilos of shabu (methamphetamine hydrochloride) worth P135 million, which was to be sold in Metro Manila and nearby provinces, the police said on Wednesday.

Posted: June 19th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Police see more sinister reason for escape of drug convicts

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Police are seeing a resumption of drug manufacturing in the Philippines following the successful gangland-style mission to spring three Chinese drug convicts from a Cavite jail recently.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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