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PH gov’t eyes improved ranking in Global Terrorism Index

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte. INQUIRER file photo.

Malacañang on Friday said it is hoping that the country’s ranking in the Global Terrorism Index will improve in the future, as it compares its own data with that of the Institute for Economics and Peace.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Gov’t, NDF set meeting on restarting peace talks

NDF chief negotiator Luis Jalandoni: Possible resumption of peace negotiations INQUIRER PHOTO

Hoping to finally resolve their decades-long conflict, the chief negotiator for the communist National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDF) said its representatives were set to meet with the government side in Utrecht, the Netherlands, to explore ways to kickstart the stalled negotiations.

Posted: October 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino defends ‘checks and balances’

President Benigno Aquino III AFP FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino defended Friday the need for checks and balances in a democracy although he admitted it was sometimes tempting to do away with them so things could get done faster.

Posted: October 10th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Aquino didn’t snub Filipinos in US—Palace

benigno aquino

Malacañang on Sunday denied accusations that President Benigno Aquino III deliberately snubbed a Filipino community in California during his trip to the United States last week.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gov’t spends P14.8 million for Aquino’s US trip

Benigno Aquino III (2)

Malacañang on Monday said the government has allotted P14.8 million for President Benigno Aquino III’s four-day visit to the United States.

Posted: September 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »