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Swim of hope: 2 Pinoys eye Robben Island feat

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Betsy Medalla’s profile picture in her Facebook account.

Charity knows no bounds for two Filipino athletes who will brave potential shark attacks and frigid temperatures in a swimming event that will largely benefit victims of Super Typhoon Yolanda.

Posted: January 26th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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Mandela the rebel and his Filipino counterparts

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This picture taken on August 28, 2007 shows former South African President Nelson Mandela waving to the media as he arrives outside 10 Downing Street, in central London. AFP FILE PHOTO / LEON NEAL

Before he became a global icon of freedom and peaceful change, Nelson Mandela was a rebel.

Posted: December 10th, 2013 in Blogs,Columnists | Read More »

Binay to attend Mandela funeral

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Vice President Jejomar Binay   INQUIRER.net file photo

Vice President Jejomar Binay will leave for South Africa Monday night to attend the state funeral of its former president Nelson Mandela.

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

Interview with Nelson Mandela, by Senator Legarda

This picture taken on August 28, 2007 shows former South African President Nelson Mandela waving to the media as he arrives outside 10 Downing Street, in central London. AFP FILE PHOTO / LEON NEAL

In 1997, new South African President Nelson Mandela visited the Philippines and then 37-year-old TV journalist Loren Legarda got an opportunity to interview him. The following is the transcript of the interview aired on ABS-CBN on March 4, 1997.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

Binay extols Nelson Mandela’s ‘unconquerable spirit’

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Vice President Jejomar Binay. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Vice President Jejomar Binay praised the “unconquerable spirit” of anti-apartheid icon and South Africa’s late president Nelson Mandela.

Posted: December 6th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

South Africa’s Table Mountain becomes a wonder

This photo taken on April 2, 2010, shows a general view of the Table Mountain and the city of Cape Town. South Africa's Table Mountain was formally inaugurated as one of the world's new seven wonders of nature at a ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012.  AFP PHOTO/GIANLUIGI GUERCIA

South Africa’s Table Mountain was formally inaugurated as one of the world’s new seven wonders of nature at a ceremony on Sunday, a move officials hope will bring major economic benefits to the area.

Posted: December 2nd, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa | Read More »

PH, South Africa set to sign agreement for better ‘structured’ ties

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Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario. AP FILE PHOTO

Foreign ministers from the Philippines and South Africa are set to sign an agreement aimed for a more “structured” relationship between the two countries.

Posted: September 25th, 2012 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

Philippines to speak up at UN climate change talks

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The Philippines will play a more active role in the United Nations climate-change talks in Durban, South Africa, in order to push for a global warming treaty that would benefit the developing world.

Posted: November 29th, 2011 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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