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Dealing with the Chinese pushback

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PEACE, MAN  A Philippine Marine soldier flashes the peace sign to a Chinese Coast Guard ship after it tried to block a resupply vessel from restocking the BRP Sierra Madre on Ayungin Shoal on March 29.  INQUIRER PHOTO

The Inquirer is running a series of articles on issues facing President Aquino in his fifth State of the Nation Address on July 28. For more on the Sona, go to http://inq.ph/sona2014.   MANILA, Philippines–After deciding to stand up to China in defending the national interest, President Aquino and his administration now face a daunting [...]

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH urges nations to unite to determine those responsible for ‘brutal act’ on MH17

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A woman lays flowers near a sign reading "Putin kills children" in front of the Embassy of the Netherlands in Kiev on July 18, 2014 to pay tribute to the 298 people who died after flight MH17 of Malaysia Airlines crashed in rebel-held east Ukraine. The Boeing 777 came down in cornfields in the separatist-held region yesterday, spraying debris and body parts for kilometres around, with the United States claiming it was shot down in a missile attack. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY

The Philippines on Saturday condemned the “brutal act” of shooting down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over Ukraine that claimed the lives of 298 people, including three Filipinos.

Posted: July 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Glenda’ forces Naia closure for nearly 4 hours

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The strong winds and intense rains brought by Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun) forced aviation authorities to shut down runway operations at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia) for nearly four hours Wednesday morning, affecting all incoming and outgoing flights.

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

European Union assures PH help amid ‘Glenda’ onslaught

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EU Ambassador to Manila Guy Ledoux. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The European Union (EU) expressed readiness Wednesday in assisting the Philippines from the destruction caused by Typhoon “Glenda” (international name: Rammasun).

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

American football camp for kids set for August in Quezon City

Coach AK Ikwuakor in a football huddle with kids at last year’s Empower2Play camp in Quezon City. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

For the second year, Empower 2 Play International Sports Camps for Children will be hosting Filipino kids at its inspirational two-day event Aug. 9 to 10 at Marcos Field in Quezon City.

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

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