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No Filipinos on crashed Taiwanese plane

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Taiwan Plane Crash

No Filipinos were onboard the Taiwanese airplane that crashed Wednesday, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Taiwan battens down for Typhoon ‘Henry’

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Typhoon Matmo (locally named Henry in the Philippines) churned towards Taiwan Tuesday, picking up strength with thousands of tourists evacuated from outlying islands as weather forecasters warned of possible flash floods and landslides.

Posted: July 22nd, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China ends drilling operations in disputed sea

Haiyang Shiyou oil rig 981, the first deep-water drilling rig developed in China, is pictured in May 2012 at 320 kilometers (200 miles) southeast of Hong Kong in the South China Sea. AP FILE PHOTO

China on Wednesday moved an oil rig that it had deployed in a section of the South China Sea, triggering a dispute with Vietnam.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH chose right path vs China–DFA

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DFA spokesman Charles Jose. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Philippines had “chosen the right path” when it took its case against China over their dispute in the South China Sea to the UN arbitration tribunal, following the recent “strong support” shown by the United States for Manila’s action, the Department of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No word yet from KL on 17 Filipino fishermen

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A week after the reported arrest of 17 Filipino fishermen for illegal fishing between Philippine and Malaysian waters, the Department of Foreign Affairs said it has yet to get a confirmation of the July 9 arrest from Kuala Lumpur.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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