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Nepali student in Pangasinan says husband stole their child


A Nepali student on Monday asked immigration authorities here to stop her husband from leaving the country, saying he kidnapped their 10-month old-baby.

Posted: March 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fishers were in shoal for shelter

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This undated handout photo taken by the Philippine Navy and released April 11, 2012, by the Department of Foreign Affairs shows Chinese surveillance ships off Panatag (Scarborough) Shoal. Armed Forces Chief of Staff Gen. Emmanuel Bautista on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014, accused China’s Coast Guard of firing water cannon at Filipino fishermen last month to drive them away from Panatag Shoal in the West Philippine Sea.  AFP FILE PHOTO

For almost a month now, Ramoncito Dumas has been fishing in an area in the West Philippine Sea not far from his house in the fishing village of Cato in Infanta town in Pangasinan province.

Posted: February 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

What seizure? Car importers cry foul

Port Irene in Cagayan Freeport Sta. Ana, Cagayan. A big-time contractor, who has close personal and business ties to the former chief of staff of Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile and her family, cornered the bulk of P5 billion in state largesse given to the Cagayan Freeport in the last five years. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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A group of car importers based in Port Irene in Cagayan on Saturday protested the statements made by the Bureau of Customs (BOC) that portrayed them as car smugglers.

Posted: February 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

US envoy discovers Baguio’s charms

US Ambassador-Designate to the Philippines, Philip Goldberg.  PHOTO FROM STATE.GOV

US Ambassador Philip Goldberg spent an extra day in this summer capital on Monday, expressing delight at the nippy weather and talking with local officials about the 1990 earthquake, the city’s historical ties to the United States, and the problems plaguing the city’s oldest hotel, Casa Vallejo.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

US boosting PH maritime defense vs ‘provocative’ China–envoy

US Ambassador to the Philippines Philip Goldberg: Mutually agreeable.  AFP FILE PHOTO

The United States is helping improve the Philippines’ maritime defense capability now that the American government has described as “dangerous” a new Chinese fishing law in disputed Asian waters, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg said here on Saturday.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Cops seize P182M shabu from Chinese man


The police in Pampanga on Friday seized some 36.5 kilograms of shabu (metamphetamine hydrochloride) worth P182 million from a Chinese who lived and conducted his trade in an upscale village in nearby Mexico town.

Posted: November 29th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Child trafficking case stirs suspicion of court


A court here started a clarificatory hearing on the rescue in June of three Bulacan teenagers allegedly hired as sexual partners by a foreigner who managed to slip away from authorities without facing child abuse charges.

Posted: July 21st, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

American national killed in Baguio road accident


A 75-year-old American man died Tuesday morning after his car slammed into a roadside barrier on Kennon Road in Baguio City, reports from the police and the Office of Civil Defense said.

Posted: June 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Vietnamese tourist in Dagupan dies after slashing abdomen

Tebeng dagupan city

A Vietnamese tourist on Saturday slashed his abdomen and died in a hospital here after a fellow Vietnamese refused to lend him money for his fare back to Vietnam.

Posted: June 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Taiwanese, Chinese held in Ilocos released


Immigration officials released 52 Taiwanese and Chinese tourists on Tuesday night, almost 12 hours after they were taken to the Bureau of Immigration office here for verification of their passports and other travel documents.

Posted: May 22nd, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »



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