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Discipline of Filipino peacekeepers hailed

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Wednesday welcomes home its UN Peacekeepers at Camp Aguinaldo after nearly a year of deployment in Haiti. / AFP PAO

The Philippine military on Wednesday welcomed home its UN Peacekeepers after nearly a year of deployment in Haiti.

Posted: October 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Del Rosario cites bravery of UN peacekeepers

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New York, Albert Del Rosario

Saying that Filipino soldiers have bravely done their job, Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario expressed concern at “the continuing and emerging dangers” UN peacekeepers face and the need to deal with these threats.

Posted: October 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH won’t send health workers to Ebola-hit countries…for now

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In this photo taken on Monday, Aug. 4, 2014,  a public information board explains the symptoms of the deadly Ebola virus in the city of  Freetown, Sierra Leone.  AP FILE PHOTO

Malacanang on Tuesday said it was unlikely that the government would send volunteer health workers to West Africa to aid in the campaign against Ebola virus.

Posted: September 30th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

‘PH is fighting more disasters than wars’

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The Philippines is fighting more disasters than wars, with fierce storms like Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) claiming as many lives as gun battles, said Lucille Sering, chair of the Climate Change Commission. AP FILE PHOTO

The Philippines is fighting more disasters than wars, with fierce storms like Super Typhoon “Yolanda” (international name: Haiyan) claiming as many lives as gun battles, said Lucille Sering, chair of the Climate Change Commission.

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

Filipino ‘warrior peacekeepers’ guarding world’s war zones’

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After nearly two decades on the frontlines against Muslim insurgents in the Philippines’ violence-plagued south, Army Captain Teodoro Nicor is looking forward to guarding a war zone abroad.

Posted: September 19th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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