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‘Mad’ plan for educating kids


They are in the business of giving, where the return on investment cannot be measured by digits in a bank account but by the brightness in the eyes of children given a chance to have a future.

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

Coast guards’ defense in case of Taiwan fisherman: Who died?

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Lawyers of the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) personnel accused in the shooting death of a Taiwanese fisherman at the Balintang Channel in May 2013 are contending that their clients have no case to answer as, essentially, no one was killed.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SC junks anew ‘comfort women’s’ plea for Japan’s apology

Comfort women. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has upheld its 2010 ruling junking the petition of Filipino comfort women to compel the Philippine government to take up their cause of seeking a formal apology from the Japanese government for the abuse they endured during World War 2.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

2 women share a wound that never heals, disappears

TWO OF A KIND Edita Burgos and Ng Shui Meng cross paths in a global conference here against forced disappearances. JOAN BONDOC

They are two hearts missing a part, brought together by the same goal: That someday, no mother, wife, friend or family member would experience the same uncertainty and “torture” they continue to endure for losing a loved one.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH gets Singapore backing in sea dispute


The Philippines welcomed on Wednesday Singapore’s statement emphasizing the rule of law towards resolving territorial disputes in the South China Sea, reflecting the neighboring city-state’s support for the country’s call to peacefully settle the issue amid escalating tensions with China.

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