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Embassy alarmed by rising number of Korean fatal victims of crime in PH

South Korean tourists enjoy horse-back riding in Baguio City’s Wright Park on Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2012. South Korea remained the Philippines’ largest source of tourists in 2013 while the number of tourists coming from China went down by 70 percent, immigration authorities said.  PHOTO BY RICK ALBERTO

The Korean Embassy in Manila has expressed alarm over the rising number of deaths of its nationals who had become victims of crimes here and said that if this trend continued, Korean would be discouraged from coming to the Philippines.

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

DFA confirms Filipina nurse abducted, raped in Libya


The Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed that a female Filipino nurse in Tripoli, Libya was abducted, raped, and then released Wednesday.

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

Military: Germans abducted by Filipino extremists


Two German tourists who have been missing for three months had been abducted by Abu Sayyaf militants and were being held “unharmed” by the al-Qaida-linked gunmen in the jungle in the southern Philippines, security officials said Thursday.

Posted: July 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Abductors, Filipino, Malaysian victims likely headed to Sulu–DFA

Kunak, Sabah

MANILA, Philippines—Three armed gunmen who kidnapped a Malaysian and a Filipino from Sabah are believed to be heading to Jolo in the province of Sulu, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.   “Our police attaché in Kuala Lumpur received confirmation from the Royal Malaysian Police that a Malaysian and a Filipino were kidnapped […]

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gunmen kidnap two off Malaysia’s Borneo coast


Two men — a Malaysian and a Filipino — were abducted Monday off the coast of Borneo island by a pair of sea-borne gunmen, a police official said, despite heavy security in the area after a spate of kidnappings.

Posted: June 16th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »