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Briton, 73, caught touching minors


A 73-year-old British man has been arrested by the police for allegedly touching the private parts of three minors in Cebu province.

Posted: April 8th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Magellan to reconnect PH and Portugal after almost 500 years

Philippine Ambassador to Portugal Philippe Lhuillier is looking forward to the signing of a formal sister city agreement between the birthplace of Portuguese explorer Ferdinand Magallanes and the place where he was killed in Cebu, Philippines. MATIKAS SANTOS/INQUIRER.net

After almost 500 years since Ferdinand Magellan landed in the Philippines, the place where he was born Sabrosa municipality, Portugal and the place where he died Cebu, Philippines, are set to be reconnected as sister cities.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

The Russians are going…

Bureau of Immigration building. Photo from Bureau of Immmigration website

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) has allowed 10 Russian nationals who were arrested in November last year in Cebu on suspicion of being undocumented aliens to leave the country after their request for voluntary deportation was granted.

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

Liver cancer experts in ongoing Cebu meet

cebu map

More than 50 of the world’s and Asia’s top medical experts in the study and treatment of liver cancer are in the country to lecture and share their expertise at the Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (Hepatocellular Carcinoma Conference) hosted by the Hepatology Society of the Philippines, which opened Thursday in Cebu City.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Spain extends P15M aid for rehabilitation of quake-hit Central Visayas


The Spanish government has allocated 264,000 euros or about P15.47 million in aid for quake-hit Central Visayas as it reaffirmed its readiness to assist the Philippines in rebuilding colonial heritage buildings destroyed or damaged by the temblor.

Posted: November 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysians donate money for children affected by quake

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak AP FILE PHOTO

Neighboring countries have conveyed their sympathies to the Philippines amid the continuing relief and recovery efforts in quake-hit Visayas, a deadly disaster that has affected some 3.4 million people.

Posted: October 19th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US Embassy donates $50,000 for relief operations for Bohol quake victims

US Embassy in Manila, Philippines.  AP FILE PHOTO

The US Embassy has donated $50,000 for relief operations for the victims of the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that hit Bohol, Cebu and parts of Visayas and Mindanao last Tuesday.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

JICA urges PH to review building code, ensure stronger structures


The Philippine government must take “urgent steps to protect public infrastructure from natural disasters,” the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) said.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA Cebu back in operations for passport, consular services


After being closed due to the risk of aftershocks, the Regional Consular Office (RCO) of the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) located on the fourth floor of a mall in Cebu has reopened.

Posted: October 17th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

UN, countries vow support for C. Visayas rehabilitation after quake


The international community has vowed to support the Philippines as the country mounted relief and rehabilitation efforts following the powerful quake that struck the Visayas early Tuesday.

Posted: October 16th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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