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Women lawmakers off to China

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Traffic policemen walk past plainclothes policemen place green net shields in front of Tiananmen Gate in Beijing, which remains among the top tourist destinations in China. AP

Despite heightened tensions with China, the House of Representatives has sent a 12-member, all-woman delegation to meet senior communist leaders in the Mainland.

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

Missing Australian divers, Filipino guide rescued off Masbate

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The three divers who were reported missing in the waters off Sorsogon province on Sunday evening were rescued Monday morning in Monreal town in Masbate, the chief of the Philippine National Police (PNP)in the island-province said.

Posted: January 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA continues probe of US drone

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FALLEN DRONE  A US-made unmanned aerial vehicle, identified as a BQM-74E target drone, was recovered in waters off San Jacinto town on Ticao Island, Masbate, early Sunday morning. PHOTO FROM MASBATE PROVINCIAL POLICE OFFICE

The Department of Foreign Affairs is conducting a further inquiry into the US drone that was found floating off the coast of Masbate even as it ruled out any sovereignty issues arising from the incident.

Posted: January 10th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

DFA backs US claim drone fired in Guam 4 months ago

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FALLEN DRONE  A US-made unmanned aerial vehicle, identified as a BQM-74E target drone, was recovered in waters off San Jacinto town on Ticao Island, Masbate, early Sunday morning. PHOTO FROM MASBATE PROVINCIAL POLICE OFFICE

The United States on Tuesday said a US drone found floating by fishermen off Masbate province was actually fired four months ago during American naval exercises off Guam, even as some legislators and Filipino activists called for an investigation.

Posted: January 9th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Solons ask Malacañang to explain ‘drone incident’

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FALLEN DRONE  A US-made unmanned aerial vehicle, identified as a BQM-74E target drone, was recovered in waters off San Jacinto town on Ticao Island, Masbate, early Sunday morning. PHOTO FROM MASBATE PROVINCIAL POLICE OFFICE

A lawmaker on Tuesday urged Malacañang to explain the circumstances surrounding a United States unmanned aerial vehicle or “drone” that recently fell into Philippine waters.

Posted: January 8th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

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