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DOH monitoring peacekeeper with some Ebola-like symptoms

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Filipino peacekeepers from Liberia arrive at Villamor Airbase on Wednesday, November 12, via UT Air at 5p.m. There are 133 peacekeepers coming home -- 108 from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, 24 from the Philippine National Police and 1 from the Bureau if Jail Management and Penology. PHOTO FROM PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE

The Department of Health is keeping a close eye on a Filipino peacekeeper who developed symptoms of the dreaded Ebola virus on the second day of the government-imposed 21-day quarantine period on Caballo Island near Corregidor following their return from Ebola-stricken Liberia on Wednesday.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

No evidence of ISIS in Mindanao, says US envoy

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US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Abu Sayyaf’s use of the “Islamic caliphate” flag, as shown in a recent video released by a Sulu faction of the extremist group, has not convinced US Ambassador Philip Goldberg that the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has indeed reached the Philippines.

Posted: November 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

9 US ships cancel port calls to Subic

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In this Oct. 17, 2014, photo, a US marine walks inside the USS Peleliu, where US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton was said to be detained after allegedly killing Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude at the Subic Bay free port, Zambales province. Nine US Navy ships scheduled to arrive in Subic in November until December have decided to cancel their port calls due to “anti-American sentiments” in the country after Pemberton was implicated in the slaying of Laude, a group of business owners said.  AP PHOTO/AARON FAVILA

Nine American ships scheduled to arrive in this free port this month until December have decided to cancel their port calls due to “anti-American sentiments” in the country after a US Marine was implicated in the slaying of a transgender Filipino in Olongapo City in October, a group of business owners here said.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sueselbeck leaves, says sorry for ‘not being aware of political part’ of Laude slay

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Marc Sueselbeck

The German fiance of slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude left the Philippines on Saturday but not before apologizing to the Filipinos and for “not being aware of the political part” of the crime that was committed against Laude.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Marc Sueselbeck set to leave PH but wants to be back to monitor Laude case

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NESTOR CORRALES/INQUIRER.net

The German fiance of slain Filipino transgender Jeffrey “Jennifer” Laude will leave the Philippines on Saturday afternoon.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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