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EU envoys visit construction of 2nd Malampaya gas project in Olongapo

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European Ambassadors visited on Thursday a shipyard here where the second platform of the Malampaya Gas project has been under construction.

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino: Philippines to rise from ‘Yolanda’ destruction

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A survivor of “Yolanda” breaks into a smile of relief as she welcomes a care package from President Aquino at the Palo municipal hall in Leyte province. The President visited areas devastated by the supertyphoon a week ago to reassure victims of government support. FILE PHOTO

An optimistic President Aquino declared on Thursday, that the country would be able to rise from the human and economic tragedy wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan), which flattened central Philippines in November, and other calamities that struck the country this year.

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino flies to Tokyo for ASEAN-Japan summit

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President Benigno Aquino III.  AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III, along with six Cabinet members, left Manila early on Thursday for a summit meeting with Japan and members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Posted: December 12th, 2013 in Asia & Pacific,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

New UK envoy knows his Filipino

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When one of the British Embassy’s staffers struggled to find the Filipino word for “meeting,” the new ambassador chimed in and said, “pulong.” Then, at a recent reception, someone whispered after shaking the ambassador’s hand, “Sino siya?” The diplomat answered, leaving the female guest in shock: “Nakalimutan mo ako.”

Posted: October 24th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

CA confirms 16 ambassadors, including engineer to diplomatic post in Iraq

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Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Commission on Appointments confirmed, on Wednesday, the nomination of 16 ambassadors to various diplomatic posts abroad, including that of an engineer who has been tapped to represent the country’s interests in war-torn Iraq.

Posted: September 4th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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