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Mandatory evacuation for Filipinos in Libya ordered


The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Sunday ordered the mandatory evacuation of Filipinos in Libya as conflict in the country escalates.

Posted: July 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

China issues Vietnam tourist warning after riots

Map locating anti-China riots in Vietnam. AFP

China has issued a warning to tourists planning trips to Vietnam, as state-run media on Thursday blamed Hanoi for encouraging the country’s worst anti-Beijing riots in decades, which saw a Chinese worker killed.

Posted: May 15th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

UNFPA to intensify health services for women in Yolanda-hit areas


The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said it would have to spend $16.2 million to address the reproductive health and protection needs of some 3.5 million women and girls of child-bearing age affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Visayas.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Female OFWs attack fellow Filipina in Saudi


Siblings Shaie and Claire were in tears when they reported to Inquirer Radio dzIQ that their sister Princess Ann was behind bars in Saudi Arabia. As the story is told, Princess had problems in her work place. She was reportedly locked inside the stock room and beaten black and blue by three Filipino women, along with another female janitor. Princess fought back, grabbed a scissor and stabbed one of her attackers.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Global protests vs violence on women to intensify in 2014 – Monique Wilson

Photo from www.onebillionrising.org

Women will scale up their worldwide Valentine-day protests this year, calling for an end to impunity as they demand justice for victims and survivors of violence against women, according to theater artist Monique Wilson.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »