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Come home, Filipinos in Ebola-hit areas told

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Dr. Mark Christopher Pasayan of the Research Institute for Tropical Medicine shows the isolation room of the facility during a media tour to show the Government's readiness in dealing with the still Ebola-free country on Oct. 21, 2014 at Alabang, Muntinlupa city. The government on Thursday, Oct. 30, urged hundreds of Filipino citizens to leave Ebola-hit West African nations, as it announced that anyone who returns would be placed under a 21-day quarantine.  AP PHOTO/BULLIT MARQUEZ

The government on Thursday urged hundreds of Filipino citizens to leave Ebola-hit West African nations, as it announced that anyone who returns would be placed under a 21-day quarantine.

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

DFA chief Del Rosario admits VFA not perfect

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Albert Del Rosario, Secretary for Foreign Affairs of the Philippines, speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario admitted Thursday that the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States (US) was “an imperfect agreement.”

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

No sea dispute discussion during Aquino’s China trip

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President Benigno Aquino III. AP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III will be in Beijing next month but he won’t be talking about the territorial disputes in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFW groups seek TRO on integration of NAIA terminal fee into airfare

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OFWs. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Several groups of the overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) asked the Pasay City Regional Trial Court, on Tuesday, to issue a temporary restraining order, stopping the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) from implementing the integration of the airport terminal fee in the cost of international airline tickets starting Nov. 1.

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

Kerry seeks Asia’s help in anti-Islamic State push

John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Indonesia for a brief visit aimed at building Asian support for the fights against Islamic State extremists and the deadly Ebola virus.

Posted: October 20th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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