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Model OFW families hailed


Two families of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs)—one from Maguindanao and the other from Ilocos Sur—received the Model OFW Family of the Year Award (Mofya) from the Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (Owwa) on Monday.

Posted: December 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

30 PH-Hong Kong/China flights canceled due to super typhoon Usagi

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport   INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

At least 30 international flights were canceled on Sunday as super typhoon Usagi threatened Hong Kong and mainland China.

Posted: September 22nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Taiwan investigators arrive in Manila

Chen Wen-chi (left), from Taiwan's Ministry of Justice of the Department of International and Cross-Strait Legal Affairs, listens as Chen Ming-tang, deputy minister of Taiwan's Justice Ministry, speaks while holding a picture showing a bullet found in the fishing vessel after it was attacked by Philippine coastguards, killing a Taiwanese fisherman, during a press conference in Taipei. AFP FILE PHOTO

The first batch of the Taiwanese investigating team from Taipei arrived in Manila a few hours after a team of the National Bureau of Investigation left for Taiwan to look into the killing of a Taiwanese fisherman.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

20 Chinese, Taiwanese nabbed in alleged drug den


Twenty Taiwanese and Chinese nationals have been arrested and charged with running an illegal drug den under the guise of a KTV bar in Pasay City, police said.

Posted: March 26th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sabah pullout talks begin

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Malaysian policemen validate a woman’s documents during a security check in Lahad Datu on March 11, 2013, in the face of a monthlong intrusion of the followers of Sultan Jamalul Kiram III into Sabah.  AFP FILE PHOTO

After four weeks of bitter exchanges, the government and the sultanate of Sulu sat down on Monday to discuss the “disengagement” of the armed followers of Sulu Sultan Jamalul Kiram III from Sabah.

Posted: March 12th, 2013 in Banner Story,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

St. Luke’s hospital bags int’l accreditation anew

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St. Luke’s Medical Center in Quezon City (SLMC-QC) on Friday announced the renewal of its international accreditation with the Joint Commission International (JCI), the world’s most prestigious accrediting body of healthcare organizations.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Afghan war stint didn’t prepare US Marine for Makati clash

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His assignment as an executive officer in war-torn Afghanistan didn’t quite prepare George Anikow, 41, for his encounter with four Volvo-riding young men outside a high-class neighborhood in Makati City.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Kidney patient’s husband vouches for 1 of 4 suspects


One of the Volvo-riding men who allegedly attacked and stabbed dead a US Marine officer has a kidney dialysis center and has been helping at least six patients stricken with kidney diseases.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

One judge OKs Abalos trip; he needs to convince other judge

Former Comelec Chairman Benjamin Abalos. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Former Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Benjamin Abalos was finally allowed by the Pasay Regional Trial Court handling some of his electoral sabotage cases to fly to Taiwan.

Posted: November 27th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Sharp tap on silver Volvo triggers murder of US diplomat’s husband


The husband of a US diplomat stabbed dead in an early morning altercation at the gate of a posh Makati village just so happened to have hurt the egos of his four attackers when he gave the silver Volvo car they were riding in a hard tap, police said.

Posted: November 25th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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