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Global wealth soars to $263 trillion, as inequality swells–study

Global wealth skyrocketed 8.3 percent over the past year to a record $263 trillion, but the distribution of the riches has also become increasingly unequal, a Credit Suisse report said Tuesday.

Posted: October 14th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

2 Swiss citizens killed in Misamis Oriental


Two Swiss nationals were shot and killed by at least two assailants Sunday afternoon at a beach resort in nearby Opol town, police said.

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

Switzerland: Peace deal is ‘momentous milestone’

Miriam Coronel-Ferrer, front left, chairperson of Philippine Government Peace Panel, and Mohagher Iqbal, front right, chief negotiator for the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), exchange signed documents as Malaysian facilitator Abdul Ghafar Tengku Mohamed, front center, witnesses after the 43rd GPH-MILF Exploratory Talks in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014. The Philippine government and the country's largest Muslim rebel group completed talks Saturday on a deal to end four decades of fighting that has killed tens of thousands of people and helped foster Islamic extremism in Southeast Asia. AP

The Switzerland government on Saturday welcomes the signing of the Annex on Normalization and the Addendum on Bangsamoro Waters between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Filipina ‘Satanist’ poses next to dying pensioners

Blaze Binder poses in one of the photographs she uploaded in her Facebook account.

A self-proclaimed “Satanist” Filipina nurse has been fined $1,300 by a Swiss court after posting photographs on her Facebook account showing her posing with the dead and dying pensioners in a nursing home in Saint Gallen, Switzerland, where she is employed.

Posted: January 21st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

EU, Swiss aid to teach Filipino overseas workers to save


The European Union said Thursday it would help fund a project to encourage the families of millions of Filipino overseas workers to save money and use it to develop their home towns.

Posted: October 10th, 2013 in Europe,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »