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Foreigners reminded of biometrics, SSRN processing deadline

PHOTO from Bureau of Immmigration website.

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) said on Sunday all foreign nationals in the country should present themselves before the agency for biometrics capturing and issuance of a special security registration number (SSRN).

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

Peace pact to help prevent terrorists from entering Mindanao — EU envoy

EU Ambassador to Manila Guy Ledoux. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Bangsamoro peace agreement should be fully implemented so as to keep people in Mindanao from turning to violence and being lured to radicalism and terrorism, European Union Ambassador Guy Ledoux said.

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

Abu Sayyaf threatens to execute 2 German captives Oct. 17 if ransom undelivered

Abu Sayyaf group. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Sulu-based faction of the Abu Sayyaf, which has been holding German nationals, Dr. Stefan Viktor Okonek and Henrite Dielen, announced on Thursday they would execute the two captives on October 17 if their demands for a cash ransom were not met.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Poe calls for Senate probe on ISIS recruitment in Mindanao

Senator Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe wants the Senate to investigate the reported recruitment of Filipinos into the Islamic State to thwart any plans of the group to take root in the Philippines.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SC junks anew ‘comfort women’s’ plea for Japan’s apology

Comfort women. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court has upheld its 2010 ruling junking the petition of Filipino comfort women to compel the Philippine government to take up their cause of seeking a formal apology from the Japanese government for the abuse they endured during World War 2.

Posted: August 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »