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Filipino in Togo has flu, not Ebola virus

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The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Saturday that the Filipino sailor under quarantine in Togo has tested negative for the Ebola virus.

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino sailor in Togo undergoes tests for Ebola

DFA spokesman Charles Jose. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The government is trying to verify a report that a Filipino is one of two persons being tested for Ebola infection in Togo, a country in the African region hit by the worst outbreak of the deadly disease.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Airport scanners will get ‘under’ passengers’ skin


Eight scanners that may help security personnel detect if a passenger is carrying too much cash, illegal drugs or explosives on their person and even underneath the skin will be installed in four of the country’s major airports by the end of the year ahead of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Summit to be held in Manila in 2015.

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

Saudia pilot admits error

saudia airlines accident

One of the pilots of the Saudi Arabian Airlines’ jetliner which swerved off the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) and got stuck in the mud as it prepared to take off on Tuesday night has admitted to aviation authorities that he “miscalculated the turn.”

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

3 Polish lawmakers in Manila to boost political, trade ties between PH, Poland


Three Polish legislators are in town for a three-day official visit to push for stronger political and economic relations with the Philippines and trade experiences in crafting laws beneficial to each country.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »