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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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charles-jose

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 »

DENR chief makes pitch for Vigan in online voting

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THE HERITAGE VILLAGE in Vigan City remains busy at night
as tourists enjoy walking on its cobblestone streets and ride in calesa (horse-drawn carriages) that ply the city famous for its rich culture and Spanish-era mansions. LEONCIO BALBIN JR.

The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has called on Filipinos worldwide to flex their formidable online voting power once more to get the historic Vigan City in Ilocos Sur voted among the so-called New Seven Wonder Cities of the World.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

US Senate reaffirms commitment to defend PH, Japan

Vietnamese expatriates and Filipinos display placards

The US State Department proposed Friday that Asian nations not build new outposts or expand existing ones in the South China Sea to help lower the risk of a conflict as tensions mount in its resource-rich waters.

Posted: July 12th, 2014 in Americas,Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Tighter watch on smartphones at PH airports

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Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Office for Transport Security (OTS) on Thursday has directed its airport personnel to require passengers to present all their electronic gadgets, including smartphones, on their persons and in their carry-on luggage to be subjected to a separate examination.

Posted: July 11th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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