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EU lauds PH for banning toxic school materials


The European Union praised the Philippines Tuesday for its steps to ban toxic chemicals that have serious consequences on a child’s mental development if exposed to it.

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

Air China flight at NAIA cancelled due to airconditioning problems

Ninoy Aquino International Airport (Naia). INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

An Air China flight was cancelled at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after failing to restore its air position status device.

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

Filipinos still okay in Ukraine, says Palace

People light candles in memory of the victims of clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday. AP

Malacañang on Saturday said the government is exerting efforts to ensure the safety of Filipinos in Ukraine amid a deep political crisis in which scores have been killed and hundreds injured earlier this week.

Posted: February 22nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Calif. releases final report, preventive steps for oil refinery safety

The August 2012 Chevron refinery explosion in Richmond, California. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/Ecowatch

After more than 18 months, the California’s Interagency Working Group on Refinery Safety (Working Group) released its final report with recommendations to improve public and worker safety at and near oil refineries.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

OFWs with labor contracts may now return to Yemen — DFA

DFA spokesman Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) downgraded on Wednesday its crisis alert for Filipinos in Yemen from Level 3, signaling voluntary repatriation, to the restriction phase under Level 2 as it cited the “improving security and political situation” there.

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