By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The Department of Foreign Affairs on Sunday confirmed that the pull-out of Filipino soldiers working as United Nations (UN) peacekeepers in Liberia and Golan Heights were due to the Ebola epidemic and worsening armed conflict.
By Niña P. Calleja
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed on Saturday that the Filipino sailor under quarantine in Togo has tested negative for the Ebola virus.
Police said they had broken up a suspected cybersex gang in Bulacan province that, they said, had been blackmailing foreigners, who were lured into performing sexual acts online, and could have amassed up to P100 million from the illegal activity.
By Arnold Zeitlin
I am honored to accept this award, not in my name but in the name of the Foreign Correspondents Association of the Philippines (Focap) and the many good, courageous reporters who braved pressure from a military-backed dictatorship to spread the news.
By Nikko Dizon and Cynthia D. Balana
The government will repatriate more than 400 of its troops serving as United Nations peacekeepers in the Golan Heights and Liberia amid security threats and concerns over the Ebola epidemic in West Africa, Malacañang said on Saturday.