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PDEA: 807 Filipino drug mules jailed abroad


There are 807 Filipinos jailed in various countries as of July 2014 due to drug smuggling, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency said in a statement Thursday.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DOH: Nurse from Saudi returns to PH positive with MERS-CoV


The Department of Health said in a press briefing Wednesday that a Filipina nurse who has returned to the country from Saudi Arabia has tested positive for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome- Corona Virus (MERS-CoV).

Posted: September 3rd, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

AFP on terrorist previously thought dead: ‘We will get him’


The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Thursday backtracked from earlier reports that it said that Malaysian terrorist Marwan was dead and vowed to capture him soon.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Vigan barges into next round of New7Wonders Cities

Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, bares the 21 qualifying cities for the New7Wonders Cities in Lisbon, Portugal on Tuesday. PHOTO FROM NEW7CITIES

The city of Vigan, capital of Ilocos Sur, has made it to the next round of the international search for New 7 Wonders- Cities of the World.

On Tuesday, July 8, the New7Wonders announced the 21 official finalists that will contend for the New 7 Wonder Cities. Bernard Weber, Founder-President of New7Wonders, made the announcement in Lisbon, capital of Portugal.

Posted: July 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Who says PAF’s ‘all air and no force’?

In this photo taken Tuesday, March 11, 2014, Philippine Air Force C-130 crew members continue their search and rescue mission over the South China Sea more than four days after a Malaysia Airlines jetliner went missing en route to Beijing. The Armed Forces of the Philippines has called off its search for the missing jetliner after military aircraft and ships failed to find any signs of the vanished Boeing 777 in local waters.  AP PHOTO/PHILIPPINE AIR FORCE WESTERN COMMAND

Making its presence felt and shattering the ever-present joke, the Philippine Air Force on Tuesday showed off its assets to prove that they are not “all air and no force.”

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »