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Aquino cites Ramon Magsaysay Awardees’ inspiring deeds

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III, 4th from right, applauds 2014 Ramon Magsaysay Awardees, from left, Randy Halasan from the Philippines for Emergent Leadership, Chinese environmental lawyer Wang Canfa, Saleen Ahsan and Ateed Riaz from Pakistan's The Citizens Foundation, Omara Khan Masoudi of Afghanistan, Indonesian anthropologist Saur Marlina Manurung and Chinese journalist Hu Shuli during awarding ceremonies at the Cultural Center of the Philippines in suburban Pasay, Philippines on Sunday Aug. 31, 2014.  AP

What sets Ramon Magsaysay Awardees apart from other people is that they chose to act on issues that plague society unlike those who choose only to complain, President Benigno Aquino III said Sunday.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Remains of OFW beheaded by Libyan militias arrive in Manila

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Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The remains of Antonio Espares, the construction worker abducted and beheaded by a Libyan armed militia group last July, have arrived in Manila Saturday evening, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said.

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Filipino peacekeepers pull off ‘greatest escape’ from Syrian rebels

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Filipino peacekeepers attacked by Syrian rebels managed to escape safely several hours after seven hours of fighting, the military announced on Sunday.

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PH thanks other nations for assisting troops in Golan Heights

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Malacañang on Sunday thanked the other nations that provided aid for Filipino peacekeepers who recently escaped from a firefight with Syrian rebels in Golan Heights.

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Ex-SC justice Azcuna elected to ICJ

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Adolfo Azcuna

Former Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Adolfo S. Azcuna has been elected as one of the new commissioners in the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ), Malacañang announced Saturday.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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