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DFA spokesman, 3 others appointed ambassadors

DFA spokesman Raul Hernandez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III has appointed four new ambassadors, which includes the foreign affairs spokesperson Raul Hernandez.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sex harassment raps readied vs ex-ambassador to Kuwait


Charges of sexual harassment have been filed against recalled Philippine Ambassador to Kuwait Shulan Primavera for allegedly abusing a household helper several times in 2012, the Department of Foreign Affairs confirmed on Wednesday.

Posted: May 23rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Philippine exhibit in Kuala Lumpur showcases beauty of Mindanao


With the standoff in the disputed Sabah still unresolved, the country’s mission in Kuala Lumpur is hoping to put Mindanao in a positive light on the Malaysian stage.

Posted: May 9th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipino seafarers in Portugal get to vote for first time in years through OAV


One seafarer had not voted in nearly 18 years. Another thought the Binay on the ballot was Vice President Jejomar Binay suddenly seeking a Senate seat. Still, another has been out of the show biz loop and thought reelectionist Juan Miguel Zubiri was still dating singer-actress Vina Morales.

Posted: April 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH envoy to Samoa presents credentials to head of state


The new Philippine ambassador to Samoa has met with the South Pacific country’s head of state, thanking him for supporting Manila’s international endeavors and pushing for greater security and economic cooperation between the two nations.

Posted: November 28th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH gov’t looking for remains of Filipino killed in Riyadh’s gas tanker blast

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The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) on Tuesday said that the Philippine government has been exerting efforts to find the “missing” remains of the Filipino worker believed to have been among the 22 people who died in a truck explosion in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, last November 1.

Posted: November 13th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Padalhin finally gets CA nod as PH envoy to Syria


The Commission on Appointments on Wednesday finally approved the nomination of Nesto Padalhin as ambassador to Syria. Last week, CA deferred Padalhin’s nomination when it was discovered that his statement of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN) was incomplete.

Posted: June 6th, 2012 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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