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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 »

PH expresses ‘deepest sympathies’, seeks probe in MH17 crash


Malacañang on Friday expressed its “deepest sympathies” with the families of the passengers, particularly of the the three Filipinos, of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 that was shot down by still unidentified attackers as it flew over strife-torn Ukraine on Thursday.

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

Palace welcomes Japan Charter change to boost military

Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Wednesday welcomed the Japanese Cabinet’s reinterpretation of Japan’s pacifist Constitution that will allow the Japanese military to play a more assertive role in the region in the face of China’s aggressive expansionism in the South and East China Seas.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH takes diplomatic tone amid fresh tension over dispute sea

The DFA released photo of the Mabini Reef showing China’s reclamation activities on the disputed area. DFA

Even after China ignored the government’s pending proposal of freezing all reclamation activities in the West Philippine Sea in order to defuse tensions, Malacañang on Tuesday maintained its commitment to a peaceful resolution on the disputed sea.

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH spent P3.8M for Obama’s visit—Palace

President Benigno S. Aquino III and US President Barack Obama lead a ceremonial toast during the State Dinner held at the Rizal Hall in Malacanang on April 28, 2014. PPA POOL

The Philippine government spent P3.8 million for the state visit of US President Barack Obama last April, Radyo Inquirer 990AM reported.

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