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Poe calls for Senate probe on ISIS recruitment in Mindanao

Senator Grace Poe FILE PHOTO

Senator Grace Poe wants the Senate to investigate the reported recruitment of Filipinos into the Islamic State to thwart any plans of the group to take root in the Philippines.

Posted: September 28th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

PH thanks other nations for assisting troops in Golan Heights


Malacañang on Sunday thanked the other nations that provided aid for Filipino peacekeepers who recently escaped from a firefight with Syrian rebels in Golan Heights.

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

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 »