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4 diplomatic nightmares of Aquino


As President Benigno Aquino III addresses the nation once again, INQUIRER.net looks back at the diplomatic nightmares he faced.

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

Malaysia hunts 2 Filipinos for smuggle try of turtle eggs

Sea turtle.  AFP/Rina Bernabe/Conservation International

Malaysian marine police foiled an alleged attempt to smuggle turtle eggs into Sabah by two Filipinos last Friday, the Star online reported.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DFA wants confirmation of Filipino fishermen’s arrest in Sabah

Department of Foreign Affairs building. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has asked Malaysian authorities to provide information about the reported arrest of Filipino fishermen in the waters near Sabah for alleged illegal fishing.

Posted: July 14th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Sabah kidnappings may be caused by corruption

The fish farm where one of the recent kidnappings took place in Sabah. The Star/ANN

The seemingly endless cross-border kidnappings in Sabah’s east coast have raised the specter of corruption among law enforcement agencies.

Posted: June 24th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Abductors, Filipino, Malaysian victims likely headed to Sulu–DFA

Kunak, Sabah

MANILA, Philippines—Three armed gunmen who kidnapped a Malaysian and a Filipino from Sabah are believed to be heading to Jolo in the province of Sulu, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.   “Our police attaché in Kuala Lumpur received confirmation from the Royal Malaysian Police that a Malaysian and a Filipino were kidnapped [...]

Posted: June 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »