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Aegis ad ‘below the belt’ — Palace


“It was a below the belt advertisement,” Malacanang said Tuesday of the Aegis Malaysia video that put the country in a bad light.

Posted: September 23rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Palace: Only chartered flights from China canceled

NAIA terminal 3. FILE PHOTO

Only chartered flights from China were canceled after it issued a travel warning against the Philippines, Malacañang clarified on Thursday.

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

Palace backs PH peacekeepers’ escape

In this handout photo taken on October 2013 and released by Philippine Armed Forces public affairs office (AFP-PAO) on August 29, 2014 shows officers and men of the 7th Philippine peacekeeping force bound for the Golan Heights posing for photos during their send-off ceremony at the army heradquarters in Manila.  Heavily armed Philippine peacekeepers defied Syrian rebels on August 29 in a Golan Heights standoff hours after the gunmen disarmed and took hostage 43 Fijian soldiers there, Filipino authorities said. AP

The Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights who made a daring escape from the Syrian rebels after being locked in a standoff “could hardly be called cowards,” Malacanang said Saturday.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Palace stands by courage of PH peacekeepers

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Malacañang on Thursday defended the decision of Filipino peacekeepers on the Golan Heights to defend themselves against attacking Syrian rebels after the United Nations peacekeeping chief denied that the soldiers had been ordered to surrender their weapons to the Islamic militants.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFWs in Libya urged: Choose lives over jobs

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Lives first before jobs. Malacañang on Tuesday made this appeal to Filipinos in Libya as fighting between rival militias in the north African country intensified.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »