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Keeper of Afghan culture cited

Omara Khan Masoudi  AP PHOTO

For Omara Khan Masoudi, the National Museum of Afghanistan is his second home, and he guards it with his own life.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

China’s environment lawyer serves poor

Wang Canfa: Green defender

He may be short in height, but 56-year-old Chinese lawyer Wang Canfa is a giant and the poor’s champion against unscrupulous businesses hurting them and the environment.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino in Togo has flu, not Ebola virus

togo map

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 »