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3 Polish lawmakers in Manila to boost political, trade ties between PH, Poland

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Three Polish legislators are in town for a three-day official visit to push for stronger political and economic relations with the Philippines and trade experiences in crafting laws beneficial to each country.

Posted: August 6th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Silver award for Inquirer in Warsaw

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WORLD-CLASS.  The Inquirer Read-Along team with Aralynn McMane of WAN-Ifra in Poland  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

For providing children with their “first really fun reading experience,” the Inquirer Read-Along program received the silver award of the World Young Reader Prize on Monday, the first day of the Youth Engagement Summit held here by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-Ifra).

Posted: December 4th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UN climate talks falter in extended time

Chairman of UN climate talks, Poland's Marcin Korolec, 3rd left and seen on screen, sits with presiding delegates as they applaud after gaining approval for part of the final text during the closing session of the UN Climate Change talks in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday Nov. 23, 2013. The talks seemed to teeter on the brink of collapse Saturday as sleep-deprived negotiators continued butting heads over goals to curb global warming, nearly 24 hours into extra time.  AP

UN climate talks seemed to teeter on the brink of collapse Saturday as sleep-deprived negotiators continued butting heads over goals to curb global warming, nearly 24 hours into extra time.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

PH NGOs join climate change talks walkout

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In this aerial photo taken on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, and released by the Philippine Air Force, a ferry boat is seen washed inland from a massive storm surge caused by Typhoon Haiyan, in the city of Tacloban, central Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest storms on record, slammed into six central Philippine islands on Friday leaving a wide swath of destruction and thousands of people dead. (AP Photo/Philippines Air Force)

Frustrated by the lack of progress in the negotiations, civil society groups—including Filipino nongovernment organizations—followed delegates to the climate change talks in Warsaw and also walked out the day before the talks were to end.

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

‘Yolanda’ fails to move the rich

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Members of non-governmental organizations walking out of the UN talks on global warming held at the National Stadium in Warsaw, Poland on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 to show their impatience with the government negotiators, who, the movements say, are making no progress in their task of laying foundations for a new climate deal. The talks are scheduled to close on Friday (Saturday in the Philippines).  AP PHOTO/CZAREK SOKOLOWSKI

It seems the devastation wrought by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” in Eastern Visayas is not enough to convince developed countries to accept responsibility for climate change—and pay for it.

Posted: November 22nd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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