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UK not condoning Britons who abuse minors

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The British Embassy said Wednesday that it will not give any special treatment to those suspected of child abuse amid reports that a British national was arrested in Cebu for molesting three minors.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Europe,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Nurse charged over UK hospital poisoning deaths

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A male nurse has been charged with the murder of three patients who were poisoned with contaminated medical products at a British hospital, police said Saturday.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Cebuano who coordinated ‘Yolanda’ aid is UK honorary consul in Cebu

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A Cebu native who served a key role in coordinating British aid response in the wake of supertyphoon Yolanda’s devastation in the Visayas has been appointed the United Kingdom’s new honorary consul in Cebu, the UK Embassy said on Tuesday.

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

PH extradition treaties with UK, India, Spain approved

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Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Voting 17 with no objection, the Senate on Tuesday concurred the ratification of separate extradition treaties between the Philippines and the governments of the United Kingdom, India and Spain.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

UK military aid workers want to revisit Yolanda-hit PH

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Royal Navy personnel from HMS Daring and medics from Save the Children hand out British-donated aid on Binuluanguan Island.  File Photo courtesy of the British Embassy in Manila

Military relief workers from the United Kingdom have expressed their desire to return to the areas devastated by Super Typhoon Yolanda (international name Haiyan), saying the country is a “very rewarding” place to work.

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

UK seeks stronger trade, security ties with PH

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British Foreign Secretary William Hague. AFP FILE PHOTO

The United Kingdom seeks increased security and trade ties with the Philippines and other Southeast Asian countries but London also wants to see reforms that advance open societies and economies, visiting British Foreign Secretary William Hague said Friday.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UK foreign secretary sees PH as Asia Pacific success story

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United Kingdom's Secretary of State William Hague. Photo from gov.uk

United Kingdom’s foreign secretary thinks the Philippines can be “one of Asia Pacific’s great success stories” citing the strong economy and the hard work of Filipinos both in the country and all over the world.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UK foreign secretary to visit PH, meet with Aquino

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British Foreign Secretary William Hague. AFP FILE PHOTO

The Foreign Secretary of the United Kingdom (UK) is set to visit the country Thursday as part of a two-country tour in Southeast Asia and will meet with President Benigno Aquino III.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Europe,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Gov’t urged to be pro-active in stopping human trafficking

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At the very least, the government should warn survivors of supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan) in Samar and Leyte about human traffickers, although the best way to protect them would be to provide livelihood and other resources to enable them to get back on their feet, a party-list representative, said.

Posted: January 13th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH on guard against child trafficking post-‘Yolanda’

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The government is acting to curb the trafficking of children displaced by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” (Haiyan), a presidential spokesman said Sunday, a day after a UK-based children’s charity raised concerns.

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

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